Telegraph Grants

The 2011 Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal enabled RDA to offer £100,000 direct to Groups in the form of grants. Here is a list of how the grants were awarded in 2012:

 RDA Group

Grant awarded

PURPOSE

Ackworth Group, West Yorkshire

£7,000

Planning and legal costs for building a new indoor school to increase activity

Avon Centre, Bristol

£10,000

Purchase of land adjacent to the centre to allow continued use and  expansion

Ceffyl Du, Gwent

£7,000

Carriage Driving equipment and training for new RDA whips to increase provision of driving

Chiverton Group, Cornwall

£5,000

Towards the costs of a new building to allow further expansion of the Group

Cotswold Group, Cheltenham

£3,500

Purchase of a new pony to enable more riders to take part

Friends of Beechley Stables, Liverpool

£3,500

Funding towards a new weight bearing horse to allow new, older riders

Horse Rangers RDA, Hampton Court

£6,500

Supporting a new project to bring in young school children on a specific programme

Kettering & District, Northants

£3,500

Funding towards a new weight bearing horse to increase supply

Lambourn Group, Berkshire

£3,500

Purchase of a new horse to allow expansion

Omagh RDA, Co Tyrone

£10,000

Towards the costs of expanding the indoor arena and providing additional facilities for more riders

Ravelrig, Edinburgh

£10,000

Support for the planning and costs associated with developing a new indoor school to increase capacity at the centre

Samber Group, Surrey

£3,500

Purchase of a new horse to allow expansion

Somerset Levels, Somerset

£9,680

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TRADISSAR, Hampshire

£1,500

Purchase of equipment

Wakefield Group, S Yorkshire

£5,000

Towards the costs of a new surface, to allow increased use of the indoor school

Wear Valley, Co Durham

£10,000

Towards the costs of a new driving track, to allow expansion of the Group’s activities into carriage driving

Woodchurch Group, Kent

£2,000

Support and training for 2 new Carriage Driving whips to increase provision of driving

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