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Derby Festival 2022

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We are excited to have been invited by the Jockey Club to be part of the 2022 Cazoo Derby which will form a centre piece of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.   We have been offered an area in an enclosure aimed at promoting national and local charities linked to racing. We are working […]

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Volunteer Survey

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As we get back in the full swing of RDA activities it is a good time to hear from our volunteers about what they think about volunteering at Epsom RDA. If you are an Epsom RDA volunteer complete the survey here to let us know about your volunteering experience: what you love and what we […]

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Harold Newton Trophy

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On a sunny Saturday morning at the end of April our in-house dressage championships, known as the Harold Newton Trophy, returned after a two-year break. It was an early start for the volunteers preparing our grass kept ponies to make sure they were in a gleaming competition ready condition for their riders. As well as […]

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David Hart joins Epsom RDA

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Following a successful Trustee recruitment campaign Epsom RDA is delighted to welcome Professor David Hart to our Board. David comes to Epsom RDA with a successful background in leadership in the public, private and voluntary sectors. From buying and selling planes for British Airways and setting its fleet strategy, to negotiating with regulators and advising […]

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The Derby Walk

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We are delighted to be the 2022 charity partner of the historic Derby Walk. With every entry we will receive a donation. There is a choice of a the full 22 mile walk from Knightsbridge, or the Derby Dash from Morden Hall. Both taking place on Sunday 22 May. If you would like to enter […]

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Epsom Footcare

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Our fantastic Charity of the Year partners, Epsom Footcare, are going the extra mile to support us. They have entered a team into the The Derby Walk to raise sponsorship money and help us meet our day to day running costs. You can help them by clicking on https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/epsom-footcare

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Winter Newsletter

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The latest issue of our Newsletter is now available. Features include Report and photos from the AGM and Annual Awards Update on the increase of our fees Therapeutic benefits of Groundwork sessions Chance for Epsom RDA to win a share of £50,000 Recruitment of a new Trustee for Volunteering Epsom RDA Newsletter Winter 2022 (pdf)

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Chance to win a share of £50,000

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We are asking for your support to nominate us to win a share of £50,000 at the SEIB Charity Awards 2022.   Last year we were successful and won the second place award of £8,000 which meant we could update our fire safety systems.  We would love to repeat that success in 2022 and be in […]

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Service Fee Increase

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At the AGM in November, it was announced that after many years of being able to keep our fees at £5.00, we now need to increase the fee  It costs over £15.00 per ride to operate Epsom RDA and therefore we are heavily reliant on fund raising to subsidise our sessions.  However, this has been […]

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Trustee needed to help grow Epsom RDA

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2022 will be an important year in our development. As we emerge from Covid, we have exciting plans including the development of a  new indoor riding school which will help us to improve the experience for all our participants  and provide more opportunities for both exisiting and new  participants.    To assist us in this we […]