Mayor’s Chosen Charity Named The Mayor Meets our Ponies and Riders ! Congratulations to Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon who is the new Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield and thank you for choosing Digswell Place Group Riding for the Disabled Association as her charity for the year. “I am delighted to be able to raise money for such a worthwhile cause during my time as Mayor, and as this wonderful charity is run by volunteers, I know how important donations are to them.” Amanda Morrall, Chair of Fundraising for Digswell Place Group RDA said: “We are thrilled to have been chosen [...]
Wow – the sun shone and what a lovely day was had at the Digswell Place Fun Horse Show ! Thanks to all who came and took part as well as those who were involved in organising and running it. It was a beautiful day with lots of beautiful horses and ponies, happy helpers and entrants, delicious BBQ and amazing cakes ! We raised a fabulous £640 towards caring for our special equines without whom we would not be able to provide riding for the disabled. Thank You !
Thank you to everyone who supported our Race night on Saturday. A great time was had by one and all and we are delighted to report that we raised an absolutely whopping £1600 which will pay for 80 rides and lots of smiles this summer term. THANK YOU !
Huge thanks to the 8 fantastic chaps at Irwin Mitchell LLP who took part in the Spartan Race on 7th April 2018 at St Clere Sevenoaks to raise money for Digswell Place Group RDA. They completed a 12 km race with 25+ obstacles and 8 + miles of rugged terrain ....astounding !!!!!!!! Drum roll......... to date they have raised an amazing £3490.00 and we can't thank them enough ! Please see this link to the MyDonate website for more information : MyDonate Irwin Mitchell Before ... After !!!!
What a fabulous day: beautiful daffodils, lovely walks, gorgeous dogs, delicious crepes, tasty burgers, treats for the dogs, training advice on hand, vet advice and so much fun to be had doing the scurry, agility, fly-ball and of course the marvellous dog show ! Your amazing generosity at our fourth Dogs & Daffs Day raised £5,650....WOW !!! THANK YOU !!! We are absolutely thrilled with this, it will enable us to pay for new pony so we can give more therapeutic rides. As soon as all the lovely photographs taken on the day are available from Glamorous Event Photography we will post [...]
Saturday 28th April 2018 at Welwyn Civic Centre at 7pm. Back due to popular demand this fun event involving reeling wooden horses in on pulleys is returning. A great night out for friends and family with fish and chip supper and paying bar. Price: £12 per ticket incl fish and chip supper or £17 including owning a horse ! Please pay online via this link to MyDonate and write in the notes your full name, number of tickets & horses, and any dietary requirements. Please do not tick gift aid as it is a ticket for entry to an event. To book [...]
Hooray !! Thanks to the kindness of Lord and Lady Salisbury we will be holding our 4th Dogs and Daffs event at Hatfield House on Sunday 25th March 2018 09:30am to 4:00pm to raise money for Digswell Place Group RDA. During the day walkers will be able to enjoy Hatfield Park exclusively for a small donation to the charity and dog lovers will be able to enter into a fun dog show, which has a new category for 2018 - the Egg and Spoon race! Not only that, there will be dog displays and scurrying which anyone who attends will be able [...]
A huge thank you to Alan Tyler and Malcolm Tebbutt from the Masonic Lodge of Welwyn Garden City who were delighted to be able to donate £2500 to Digswell Place Group RDA from funds raised at an annual Garden Party fundraiser held jointly with Knebworth Lodge. The event, held in Alan Tyler's garden in Burnham Green, saw more than 400 people turn out to raise a grand total of £10,000 to be split amongst several charities including The Mixed Group, Isabel Hospice, The Hertfordshire Air Ambulance and Digswell Place Group Riding for the Disabled all based in and around Welwyn [...]