2.6 Challenge. Are we up for it? Yes we are!! Lots of people are getting involved this Sunday, on what would have been the London Marathon, to raise money for chosen charities, and we at Digswell Place RDA are joining in to help raise funds for our horses and ponies. Our wonderful minders, ponies, Sue, Sian and Tia the dog are going to walk, ride, dance (hmm maybe not 😀) 26 miles worth of laps around our new arena, within the confinements of social distancing of course! This will take all day, so expect photos throughout Sunday. If you would [...]
Really pleased to announce that our annual Ball raised an amazing £22,700! Once again, thank you to everyone who attended, we hope you enjoyed the night as much as we did... and also to all those who donated, sponsored and helped towards the evening. We really appreciate your support and can’t wait for next year. Please share the date with your friends and family and pencil it in the diaries - 7th November 2020! The Fundraising Team x
UPDATE! Thank you everyone who contributed to the Co Op Community fund. We received a massive £6678.51 Great news, once again our application for Co Op Community funding has been successful. If you’re a Co Op Member it’s really easy to support Digswell Place, all you need to do is select us as your chosen Charity. Here’s a link here to take you straight to our page- then simply sign in and select us. https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/29139 Alternatively you can go through your CoOp Member sign in page; https://membership.coop.co.uk/sign-in and: Find community Causes You will be shown 3 charities closest to your [...]
As RDA nationally celebrates 50 years, Digswell Place joined the celebrations and welcomed our County Chair for her Golden Horseshoe Route as she walked and rode across the County in a route linking the 9 RDA Groups in Hertfordshire. She also joined us for our volunteers thank you lunch where she also presented us with our very own golden horseshoe
A fantastic result for our riders at this years National Championships in Hartpury, Gloucester. Our impressive independent rider, Jemma, came first in both her dressage classes! The lovely Jo showed what a gorgeous pair her and pony Amber made with 3rd place in Tack and Turnout. Louise did superbly with 4th place in her dressage test and 3rd in Tack and Turnout. Finally a massive well done and thank you to Sue and Sian for their hard work, skill and organisation over the weekend, and of course much love and carrots to the horses! Jo and Amber [...]
Our Yard Manager, Sue Jenkins, was honoured to receive a Civic Award for her outstanding contributions to the community. She was presented with her award by the Mayor of Welwyn and Hatfield, Barbara Fitzsimmon. Well done Sue, a well deserved accolade!
We were delighted to receive a cheque for £5900 from The Mayor of Welwyn and Hatfield, Barbara Fitzsimmon, having chosen us as her Charity of the Year It has been wonderful to have her attend many of our events this year and Digswell Place RDA would like to say a massive thank you to her for choosing us as her charity this last year.