Horse or Pony of the Year Award

Over 3000 horses and ponies give their time to RDA and every single one of them is remarkable for the difference they make. Anyone who has ever loved being around horses can name their favourite pony. But not all of us can say they have changed our life for the better. RDA horses and ponies do just that. Every single day.

To recognise the contribution of our four legged volunteers, each year we recognise the RDA Horse or Pony of the Year.

Do you know of a brilliant RDA horse or pony?

Nominations close on 26 July 2016.

Representatives of the winning horse or pony will be invited to attend our prestigious RDA Gala Awards ceremony on 28 September 2016 at Drapers’ Hall, London to receive their award from Clare Balding

If you would prefer to submit your nomination in hard copy you can download a nomination form in word or pdf versions.

Do You Know A Horse or Pony That Deserves Recognition?

Ever Faithful?

hands_compTell us how your special RDA horse or pony stands out due to their hard work and dedication.


Transforming Lives?


Therapy, achievement and fun are the lifechanging benefits of RDA activities and without the horses and ponies this wouldn’t be possible.


Perfect Partnership?

hands_compHorses and ponies know if riders or drivers are having a bad day, by doing an RDA session with a reliable and understanding equine the day turns into a good one.


Writing Award Citations

If you are thinking of making a nomination why not read our factsheet for some top tips on writing award citations.

If you have any further questions about making a nomination please contact Jan Abrahams the Award Coordinator or call 01273 843273

If you’re ready to submit your entry, then 

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