FORTHCOMING EVENTS & DIARY DATES
**CAN YOU HELP?**
If you would be interested in volunteering with our RDA work, please get in touch to find out what is involved, and whether it would be something for you. A volunteer application form is available for download on our RDA page.
If you would like to know more about volunteering read one volunteer's story on our blog page!
Saturday 21 March: Downs Syndrome Awareness Day: If you’re coming to the stables, please remember to wear different coloured odd socks! This is to show our support and celebrate ‘difference’.
Wednesday 25 March: Alexander Technique on Horseback: at Old Farm Stables, Hampton. We will be offering one-to-one sessions throughout the day with Vicky Walsh. Book your slot now! £65 for a 45-minute session. We plan to run these clinics once a month
Monday 6 April: Ascot Pony Racing – We’ll be there! Come along and support us for a fun day out! If you are interested in getting involved in Pony Racing, there will also be a Taster morning available on 6 April, but you will need to book your place through the Pony Racing Authority.
Tuesday 7 April: Easter-themed Own a Pony Morning with Natalie. Park Lane Stables, Teddington, 9am-1pm. For children of all ages and abilities. You will learn how to look after you own pony. Includes an hour’s ride in Bushy Park. £70.
Wednesday 8 April: Easter-themed Own a Pony Morning with Natalie. Park Lane Stables, Teddington, 9am-1pm. For children of all ages and abilities. You will learn how to look after you own pony. Includes an hour’s ride in Bushy Park. £70.
Sunday 12 April: Easter Egg Hunt on Horseback: Just take part in the one-hour ride at 10:30am (£45) or stay for the whole morning from 9am-1pm to take part in lots of stable yard activities too (£70).
Thursday 16 April: Dressage and Show jumping Competition at Pachesham. Please note: You may enter dressage only, or dressage combined with show jumping. You may not enter for just show jumping without also doing the dressage test. The lowest level of dressage test available is suitable for those who can walk and trot off the lead rein.
Saturday 16 May: Park Lane Stables Open Day, at Park Lane, Teddington from 12.30pm-5.30pm
Tuesday 19 May: Abercorn Arms Charity Pub Quiz. Help us to raise money for our RDA group at this fun quiz plus lots of other games at the Abercorn Arms, Teddington. Starts 7:30pm, teams of up to 6 members. £5 entry per person. Contact the Abercorn Arms to book your table: 020 8943 9484.
Tuesday 26 May: Own a Pony Morning. Park Lane Stables, Teddington, 9am-1pm. For children of all ages and abilities. You will learn how to look after you own pony. Includes an hour’s ride in Bushy Park. £70.
Wednesday 27 May: RDA Regional Qualifiers. If you are an RDA rider or carriage driver and you would like to take part, please contact Natalie. We will also need lots of RDA Volunteers on the day.
There are more activities in the pipeline. As always, do watch this space!
For more information on any events, please contact us on: 07796 842328 or email: