Our Horses

Trojan

Trojan who has been kindly brought for HRDA by Hereford lions club, arrived in 2017. He is a 15.1hh skewbald, who was born in 2010. Trojan is a lovely chap, who you just want to cuddle. He is able to give riders the chance to learn to ride in the school and out on hacks.

It costs us over a £1000 per year to keep Trojan. Join Kidwells solicitors, who kindly made a donation towards his keep in 2017, by making a donation towards his keep. you can contact us or make a bacs payment to Herefordshire Riding for the disabled account number 00030478, sort code 405240, registering it as Trojan. Many thanks.

Charlotte Arnette on Trojan.


Maisie

Maisie is owned by Herefordshire RDA, she came to us in 2017. She is a 15.3 piebald, who was born in 2010. She has been trained as a ride and drive horse and is able to take riders up to 15 stone, as she is our largest horse.

It costs over £1000 per year to keep Maisie. If you would like to join Nick Jones who raised £698 in 2017, through selling old books and toys at Belmont Tesco’s to help us, please contact us, or make a bacs payment to Herefordshire Riding for the disabled, account number 0030478, sort code 405240, and register it as Maisie. We are most grateful for any help that you can give, big or small is all appreciated.

At the 2017 Regional’s she competed with Ryan.

Doing the country side challenge with Robert at the 2017 RDA Regional’s.


Little Star

Star has kindly be loaned to us by Mrs H Dixon.Star was born in 2006, is a 13.2hh pibald cob with a beautiful long mane and tail. Star has been with us since 2015, in which time she has given lots of riders the chance to ride in the school doing flat work and jumping, out on hacks and out at competitions.

 


Blue

Blue doing some hoist training

Blue at regionals 2017 doing the country side challenge with Hannah

Blue out on a hack with Derwyn

Blue has been kindly loaned to us by Mrs Jayne Davies. He  was born in 2002, he is a blue and white, 14.2hh cob, who arrived with us in 2015. He is a ride and drive horse, but he is so popular that he is just being ridden at the moment. He has a brilliant temperament and has been trained to be mounted by the hoist. This enables him to be ridden by a large variety of riders, who have experienced riding for the first time, flat work, show jumping, going out on hacks and going to competitions.


Blaze

Blaze has kindly been loaned to us by Mrs Barbara Millman. Blaze was born in 2004, is a 14.1hh chestnut with a long golden mane. Blaze loves to go out in the carriage, he also works in the school doing flat work and show jumping, as well as going

Blaze out on a hack with Sienna.

Enjoying a gymkhana with Jessica and Rory.

out for hacks, which are always enjoyable.

THE HON LADY SLYNN OF HADLEY, has kindly made a donation to cover the cost of keeping Blaze for this year.


Ryley

Ryley has been kindly loaned to us by Mr Joe Thomas, and has been with us since 2014. He was born in 2007, is a bay 12.3hh cob.                         He ensures that our riders gain confidence both on and off the lead rein to enjoy the pleasures of flatwork and jumping in the school, and going out for hacks.

To help cover the costs of keeping Ryley we would like to raise at least £750 per year to go towards Ryley’s keep.

Which works out to £62.50 per month or £14.43 a week.

If you would like to help please contact us or send a bacs payment to Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled, account number 00030478, sort code 405240, registering it as Ryley. All help will be greatly appreciated.

Ryley on a own a pony day


Rosie

16 year old 13 hands Bay Mare. Rosie was purchased for us by John Meredith Plant Hire and Groundworks. 

The prima donna of our herd! A delicate little welsh pony who loves to ride off the lead rope and cares for our smaller riders. Kindly loaned to HRDA by Mr M Meredith

AWAITING SPONSORSHIP

Rosie is looking for a sponsor who will appreciate her model like demeanour. Interested? Contact us.


MG

What a happy chappy! He is the first to greet everyone and really loves attention. He arrived with us in 2012 and is owned by HRDA with the help of the local MG Owners Club. He was born in 2007 and is a 13.2hh piebald, who has introduced a lot of children to riding.

To help cover the costs of keeping him you can contact us, or send a bacs payment to Herefordshire Riding for the disabled account number 00030478, sort code 405240, regi

Lilly enjoying her lesson on MG

stering it as MG


Steady Eddie, the mechanical horse

Steady Eddie is our mechanical horse and is a key member of our herd and always keeps his stable nice and clean! Our riders are able to mount him by mounting block or by our sling hoist, which enables wheel chair users to mount him. Riders love to have a lesson on Eddie so that they can improve their balance, position, and have the physio benefits of the movement of the horse in a controlled and secure environment. Eddie is able to wear a variety of saddles which mean we can tailor him to suit his riders.

Eddie costs us £600 per year to run, if you can possibly help by making a donation, we would be most gratefull..


Jelly

Jelly is owned by Herefordshire RDA, and arrived with us in 2014. She was born in 2001 and is a beautiful 15.3hh black cob with a white blaze and a very kind eye. She is trained to be mounted by hoist, which enables wheelchair users to ride her. She does flat work and showjumping, goes out for hacks and has introduced many riders to competing.

Jelly costs over £1000 per year to look after, and we have had some kind donations from Zara Roberts to help keep her. If you would like to join Zara in helping us by making a donation. Please contact us or make a bacs payment to Herefordshire Riding for the disabled, account number 00030478, sort code 405240 registered as Jelly.

Louise Taylor on Jelly at the 2017 RDA Nationals

Elliot Evans who is a wheel chair user riding Jelly.