Author: Debra Batchelor

Providing horse riding opportunities for the disabled

Birtenshaw School – Pony Riding Days!

Birtenshaw School in Bolton, is a special school for children and young people aged 3 to 19 years old with special educational needs and disability. The School recently achieved Excellence in Pupil Development Award.  The School has pupils riding with us weekday mornings, three times a week, every week in term time.  8 pupils attend each morning. …
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March 15, 2022 0

Three Weeks to Save our Stables !

We need to reach our fundraising target of £425,000 by 31 March. We have raised £25,000 which is amazing but we need so much more. If we can’t raise then we may have to close. William is 6 years old with Autism and Albinism . If he can’t be with Murphy, it does not bear…
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March 10, 2022 0

BBC North West News

If you can donate please go to or Text :Text STABLES to 70450 to donate £5Text STABLES to 70460 to donate £10Text STABLES to 70470 to donate £20 (Texts will cost the donation amount plus one standard network rate message, and you’ll be opting into hearing more from us. If you would like to…
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February 27, 2022 0

Help us Reach our Target of £425,000

We have a launched a major fundraising campaign. We need to reach our target of £425,000 before the 31 March 2022. Please help us purchase our stables and land to secure our future and benefit disabled riders for many years to come. You can donate on our crowdfunder page and rewards for early supporters! ORText…
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February 27, 2022 0

Open Day 18 February 2022 Thank You!

Thank you to all who helped organise and all who came and supported. Special thank you for the kind support of ?Vicky Howarth, ?Rapid Relief Team, ?DC Coffee, ?Alternative Adventure, ?Growling Groomers, ?Pendle and Rossendale Mountain Rescue ?Greywalls Studios?British Horse Society? Our riders ! You can show support by donating to or Text STABLES…
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February 18, 2022 0

Open Day 18 February 10am to 4pm

Very excited! Our Open Day to raise funds to purchase the stables and land is this Friday 18 February 2022, 10 am to 4pm. Raising funds – see our crowdfunder Entrance is free. Rapid Relief Team (picture above) are providing Burger meal or Vegan Option free of charge and any donations you make for…
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February 14, 2022 0

Fun Packed Open Day, 18 February 2022

All welcome to join us at the Riding Centre for a fun packed day. Raising funds to purchase the Riding Centre! See our Crowdfunding project at Lots of attractions February Half Term Fun Open Day Friday 18 February 2022, 10 am to 4pm Join us for a fun packed day at the Riding Centre,…
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February 6, 2022 0

Keep our Forever Home!

We are Crowdfunding ! Where we are now is our forever home! It will be up for sale on open market soon and we have a chance to purchase before that happens. Support the charity to stay in its present Centre in Holcombe village. Secure our future and share our mission to benefit the…
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January 25, 2022 0

Important Announcement This Week!

These two have an important announcement this week! Exciting opportunity but we need your help. Please watch for announcements here and on twitter, facebook and instagram !!

January 22, 2022 0

Operations Manager Vacancy!

Exciting news that we have appointed two new members of staff to help run the Charity in roles of Admin/Ride Secretary and a HR/Volunteer Manager. In the meantime our search for an Operations Manager continues: Operations Manager, 20 hours a week. Flexible working. You will be a self employed freelance although for the right candidate…
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January 6, 2022 0