On Friday 4th October a very successful Quiz was held in Chirnside Community Center.

David and Ann Knighton were Question master and scorer and produced some thought provoking questions to make us all think.

Congratulations to the winning team BAZINGA and to the other teams who took part.

Thank you to everyone who donated baking for the very good interval tea and for the raffle prizes, and to all who helped set up and tidy the hall.

This enjoyable evening raised £243.80 for Group funds.


Elemford Show kindly offered the Group a sales table on Saturday 28th September.

This was well worth while and many people showed an interest in RDA and after

bumper sales of Christmas cards raised £165.80.


03 October 2019GROUP WINS A SADDLE

From the National RDA Facebook page:

Today Ed and Claire stepped up to pick the next ten winners of the Collegiate Saddles UK competition. Collegiate have given us 50 SADDLES to give away for our 50th anniversary... there are still 20 to win so keep your fingers crossed!!!

Well done Vauxhall City Farm Lapworth Group RDA Perry RDA, Claverham and winford RDA, North Staffs RDA, Berwickshire Group RDA, Lincolnshire Wolds Riding for the Disabled, Stratford Upon Avon RDA, South Notts RDA and last but not least East Fife and Scooniehill RDA


Scottish Equestrian Vaulting Championships held at SNEC on September 21


Well done to the young people who entered the Annual RDA UK National Championships. Their collage was entered to the collage section and won first prize. Even better news is that their artwork also won first prize for “Overall Best Picture” in the arts and craft section.
Pupils will keep the beautiful trophy for year. They will also decide how they would like to spend the £40 prize money.
Well done to Hayley Paxton, Christoffer Pedersen, Eva McKinven, Jacob Rothery and Mrs Trace.
A big thank you to Mrs Trace for leading on this.


The Wednesday morning riders received their rosettes for the Art work which went to the Championships in the Group Sculpture Class.  it was called "lets Party" and won 6th place.

A.lso this week Emily & Barbara received their rosettes from this years competition at Hartpury


24 August 2019Coldstream Coffee Morning

Berwickshire Group RDA Held a Coffee Morning in the Clock Tower, Coldstream on Saturday 24th August and what a well attended event it was.

The good people of Coldstream did us proud and the stupendous sum of £540.56 was raised for Group funds and each stall was busy and some sold out quickly.

A huge thank you to Barbara who masterminded the morning and to everyone who helped in any way and to all the generous people who donated raffle and tombola prizes and wonderful home baking.

The Group could not survive without the great help of the Groups local supporters and we are very grateful for their input.

Riding and vaulting start the first week of September to once again give adults and children the chance to interact with our wonderful friend the horse. 

09 August 2019Volunteers Wanted

Do you have some spare time and want to do something amazing? 
The group is always looking for new volunteers. We have sessions most days and horse experience isn’t necessary. 
You can find more information within the 'Volunteering' tab at the top of the page. 

If you’d like to talk to someone about volunteering please get in touch.



A big thank you to everyone who supported the Berwickshire Group RDA stall at Duns Show on Saturday 3rd August and the very good sum of £309.60 was raised for Group funds.

Thank you to all the kind people who donated tombola prizes and to those who

helped on the day especially, Philip who dealt with the tent and Sam, Jude, Susan, and Claudia.

Group Horses did well too, with Jays Fortitude, (Torfy) being Champion Ridden Hunter,

and Briarsdale Lothario, (Rio) 5th in the Riding Club Class.

Pitu joined them in two good displays by Reivers Vaulting group. 


Please find below the Berwickshire Group Training Dates.

Monday 26th August           Vaulting           1,30 - 3.00

Tuesday 27th August          Riding              7.00 - 9.00

Wednesday 28th August     Riding              10.00 - 12.00

Thursday 29th August        Vaulting            10.00 - 11.30

Wednesday 4th September         7.00 - 9.00       


Yours Margaret    

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