Author: Debra Batchelor

Providing horse riding opportunities for the disabled

In Memory of Mrs Frances Riley

Sadly, Mrs Frances Riley a supporter of Margaret Haes Riding Centre for so many years, died on 17 April 2020 aged 100 years. Our thoughts are with her family. We want to share the words of Christine, her daughter. ‘In 1970 my parents moved to the Old Rectory in Holcombe Village and lived there for…
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April 29, 2020 0

Win 6 Private 1 Hour Lesson or Hack!

Win a block of 6 private – one to one – 1 hour lessons or hack! A prize normally worth £240. Tickets available at £5 each.  Just go to the donate button on the web site to buy tickets. Make sure you enter your full name, email and put ‘Raffle’ in the comments box.…
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April 19, 2020 0

Thank You Nestor Foundation

Thank you to the Trustees of the Nestor Foundation for the generous donation to Margaret Haes Riding Centre at our time of need.  ❤️ The funds will support the charity and of course the care of our lovely ponies.  We will be back when safe to do so and we will see you all soon…
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April 12, 2020 0

Domino and Murphy having fun at Merrifield Equestrian

Thank you to Merrifield Equestrian for giving Domino and Murphy such a warm welcome . They are enjoying lovely pasture and lots of attention ! We are grateful to the kind offer for them to stay whist we are in lockdown and the Riding Centre is closed. They will be back once the present coronavirus…
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April 6, 2020 0

Challenging Times – Please Help if you can

Our ponies ?will have a lovely rest but we are sad we had to close for now. We are sad as we know the Riding Centre means so much to so many people. The Government wants us to stay home. We want to do our bit to help protect our riders and families, volunteers and everyone…
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March 21, 2020 0

Riding Centre is Closing to help Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

In response to the Government’s recent announcements, we will close the Riding Centre on Friday to the public.  We are saddened by this decision as we know how much the Riding Centre means to so many people. To help slow the spread of Coronavirus, all schools and nurseries close this Friday, to all except vulnerable…
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March 19, 2020 0

Novel Coronavirus – Advice and Precautions for the Riding Centre

We take the health and safety very seriously at Margaret Haes Riding Centre. With the spread of the new coronavirus we need your cooperation and support to help protect everyone who rides, visits and works at the Riding Centre. Please take time to read the Government’s guidance just issued: For those recently returning to…
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March 3, 2020 0

Christmas Cards on Sale Now!

6 cards in a pack for £4 or buy 3 packs for £10. 2 designs in a pack . Also other designs at the stables for sale as single cards. These lovely cards all designed by Karen and Jane. Available to buy at the Riding Centre. If you can’t pick up just message, email or…
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November 21, 2019 0

Brush and Tipple Event

A BRUSH AND TIPPLE EVENT FOR MARGARET HAES RIDING CENTRE  IN SUPPORT OF DISABLED RIDING FRIDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2019, 7PM TO 9.30PM HOLCOMBE BROOK SPORTS CLUB, OFF LONGSIGHT ROAD, BURY Join us and have a lot of fun painting this picture! A party night raising funds for the Riding Centre, which supports disabled riders of…
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September 17, 2019 0

Adopt a Pony Days, Friday 30 August

Two great groups of riders enjoyed caring for our horses and then riding to Peel Tower . In the afternoon tail washing! Thank you to Paul and Heidi, all the volunteers and everyone who came.

September 1, 2019 0