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Lockdown News

Read about what some of us have been getting up too during lockdown.

Furloughed Ponies

Our Ponies are enjoying some time off

TO ALL OUR MEMBERS, SUPPORTERS AND VOLUNTEERS

Thank you for making our Group so successful

News & Events

Can you help?

Can you help?

Due to COVID-19 we have been unable to fundraise as usual to help with the upkeep of our ponies. We have various ways that you could help us. Adopt a Pony, purchase a ticket for 2 draws for the 50 Club or simply donate. If you can help us please click a button below....

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WOODCHURCH DRIVING GROUP VOLUNTEER WINS NATIONAL AWARD

WOODCHURCH DRIVING GROUP VOLUNTEER WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Volunteer and RDA Coach Helen Kendrick has been awarded the RDA National  "Dudley Smith Award” for her contribution and commitment to the group. In making the award the national committee is looking for volunteers who have gone beyond what might be normally...

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Virtual Art Competition for Volunteers

Virtual Art Competition for Volunteers

Here are the results of the above competition, some truly talented work. The winning entries and all the exhibits are displayed below So that all volunteers were free to enter judging was done by the lovely ladies who run the West End House Art  Gallery in Smarden,...

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RDA Drivers “LOCKDOWN” VIRTUAL ART COMPETITION

RDA Drivers “LOCKDOWN” VIRTUAL ART COMPETITION

RDA Drivers “LOCKDOWN" VIRTUAL ART COMPETITION CONGRATULATIONS During the summer the Drivers from both our Monday and Wednesday Groups were set a challenge to enter a 'Virtual Art Competition' similar to the real one held every summer during our Fun Day activities,...

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Support us on Amazon Smile

Support us on Amazon Smile

Click on the button below to be taken to AmazonSmile, Log in with your Amazon account and raise funds for us when you shop! What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and...

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News from Susi Anderson (Group Organiser)

News from Susi Anderson (Group Organiser)

Although the RDA ponies have been furloughed since mid April, I have continued to keep Hector ticking over. After lockdown we stopped all riding and driving in line with advice and any exercise was done in hand only. After a week’s rest and a replacement lost shoe we...

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See George has got his tach back 🤣

Dam Cold and where is everybody !

If you didn’t catch this yesterday, you can now.

Laura Scott on Twitter
“To some this is sport, to others it is vital therapy. For this family it’s a lifeline that so many others have lost. My report from this evening’s @BBCNews at 6 on the impact of coronavirus on the Riding for the Disabled Association, featuring Princess Anne. t.co/vHcp39swHm
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This week's challenge.
How many parts of the driving harness can you name?
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This weeks challenge.
How many parts of the driving harness can you name?

Now for something a bit different. Brain training until we can get going again.
Play along to see how much you know or remember.
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Now for something a bit different. Brain training until we can get going again.
Play along to see how much you know or remember.

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Pat Sowerby. Many of you will remember him imparting his knowledge when he so kindly helped our drivers for many years. Our thoughts are with his wife Jenny. ... See MoreSee Less

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That is such sad news. Our thoughts are with Jenny . Xx

Such sad news. Pat gave so much help and inspiration to our drivers. His time and devotion was exceptional, a very special man. He will be sadly missed. My thoughts are with you Jenny at this sad time. xx

Sad news, he was so helpful and inspirational.....and had a wicked sense of humour. We were lucky he shared so much time and experience with us.

Sad news a wonderful person so knowledgeable my thoughts are with his family and friends x

Oh no. I've known Pat for years. I've helped him on and off over many years with his ponies. This is so sad 😞 😥

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