The latest Newsletter is out!

Have you read our latest Newsletter yet?  It’s got all the news, including the upcoming events and everything Ravelrig to keep you up-to-date.

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Community Support

There has always been a sense of community in this part of Edinburgh.  People communicating, supporting and helping each other to make our community better for everyone and it’s a lovely feeling to be part of it.

The Coop in Corslet Place, Currie has been a wonderful supporter of Ravelrig for the last year while we have been part of the Coop’s Community Local Fund.   Kerry, Scott, Craig and all their team have been out to see us a few times and even joined in our Summer Open Day.

Being one of the three local charities the store has supported has been an honour, but has unfortunately come to an end.  We will apply for the next round but what we have achieved this time is fantastic and it will really make a difference and allow us to develop and support our volunteer coaches.

Some of the Saturday volunteers will be heading to Corslet Place Coop on Saturday 24th November to collect our final payment cheque from the store’s team so we are really excited about that.  Pop along about 3pm if you want to join in the fun.

 

 

Thank you!

Graham Wright, one of our supporters who lives in Wales completed the Half Marathon in Vale and has raised nearly £300 for Ravelrig, which is fantastic.

Here’s a couple of photos that Graham sent over.  He said it was a great route going through muddy fields, rivers and along cliff tops, so hopefully a hot bath was waiting for him.

So from everyone at Ravelrig, including the eight ponies, THANK YOU GRAHAM!!!!!!

 

Fundraising at Ravelrig

Did you know it costs us £70,000 to run Ravelrig RDA each year?  We raise this money a number of ways, from donations from businesses, the local community, friends of Ravelrig, Grants and our very own fundraising activities.

We are always looking for new ways to raise funds and we are holding a Car Wash and Tack Sale on Sunday 23rd September.

From 12pm – 3pm we will be at Ravelrig RDA, buckets, bubbles and sponges at the ready to wash your dirty car for just £3 and at the same time there will be lots of Tack for sale in the barn.

Each event is being run independently, so it’s fine if you are not interested in Tack and just want your car washing or walk here and just want to peruse the Tack, (we won’t attack you with soap and water!).

There is lots of tack available from full bridles, rugs and lots more, so come along and see what you can pick up.

If you want to help on the day please pop your name on the lists in the Club Room – Thanks!

So, come along and help us raise lots of money for Ravelrig RDA!

 

 

Photo Competition

Thank you to everyone who sent in photos for the competition, it was lovely seeing them all.

Well done to following people who will all have a photo featured in the 2019 Ravelrig calendar

  • Abbie
  • Aimee
  • Amy
  • Andy
  • Brianag
  • Hannah
  • Hazel
  • Holly
  • Kate
  • Lynne
  • Molly
  • Pamela

We are busy putting the finishing touches to the calendar and are excited about revealing it soon!

Newsletter is out!

Our latest Newsletter from Ravelrig is now out and should be in your “inbox”

It is a new format, we hope you like it.  With less to read and more to click on it is easier to digest and pop in and out of as you wish.

If you have any feedback on the new look or if you have any questions or queries about the content then please let Katie know on

office@ravelrig-rda.org.uk

Click here to read our Newsletter

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Buddie getting a closer look

Thank you!

 

Annual Health Check

Tess from Dick Vets arrived at Ravelrig yesterday to give each of our horses their annual health check.  Tess had a good look at each of the horses in their stable to begin with, checking their eyes, heart and bones.

After Tess had given them a good look at in the stable, each of them were led out by Barbara and walked up and down the yard.  From doing this Tess was able to have a good look at each of them and how they walked to make sure they were not lame or looked like they were holding themselves differently.

Then, much to Barbara’s delight they each had to trot, so Barbara must have run at least a mile yesterday with all of the horses.

Each of the horses were given a clean bill of health and Tess was really pleased with them.

Thank you Tess!