Representatives from the RDA NW Region joined volunteers, from Nantwich and District RDA and Pegasus RDA, to support the Autism in Racing Event that was run on 15 October 2021 at Haydock Park. Children, who got the opportunity to experience a day at the races in an autism friendly environment, also got to meet Pegasus RDA's lovely RDA pony, Dougie. Further information on this fantastic event, and Autism in Racing, is given in the Jockey Club's press release (click here to rea
Many Congratulations to Natalie Burns of East Liverpool RDA. Natalie has worked unbelievably hard this last year both as Chair and Coach for her group, as well as having a major role in horse care. In recognition of her hard work she was nominated for Volunteer of the Year by Regional Officers and her own Trustees presented her with an Over & Above Award.
Many congratulations to those participants who were able to compete at the RDA Virtual National Championships which were streamed live on 25 and 26 September 2021. Two riders represented the Region, in the Dressage Championships, and both achieved outstanding results. Freya Smith was first in the senior section of Class 16 (Grade 1-6 Canter) riding her own Forrests Snowcloud. Kassia Amelia Dudek-McGee was first in the junior section of Class 17 (Grade ID Canter) riding her