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South Region Vacancy

March 25, 2024 jillf 0

The South Region has an immediate vacancy for a Treasurer.

The main purpose of the role is to oversee the day to day financial management of the South Region. This includes the following:

1. Managing expenses claim process – submission, approval & payment.
2. Payment of invoices & grants when needed.
3. Submitting details of VAT transactions quarterly to head office.
4. Keeping accounting records and producing year end accounts to send to head office.
5. Producing treasurer report and presenting at quarterly meeting.
6. Producing and submitting budget annually to head office.
7. Monitoring cash and fundraising needs.

The current Treasurer will give a full briefing and handover to whoever steps up to volunteer for the role, and she is happy to talk to anyone who is interested in discussing what is involved, including how much time it takes and what level of skill is needed, and Diane Lee our new Regional Chair will also be happy to discuss how they see the role as well.  

If you or anyone in your Group would like to join the RDA South Region in this role, please do get in touch with our Chair, Diane Lee at [email protected] to explore the possibility.  The Committee are a very friendly group of people! 

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Bank Farm RDA Charity Quiz Night

March 18, 2024 jillf 0

My friend Martina and I organised the 1st Charity Quiz Night in aid of Bank Farm RDA.

It was held on Wednesday 28th February At The Three BlackBirds Boxmoor. The event was attended by over 30 people and raised £370.

The quiz night consisted of 6 rounds of questions, 2 bonus Horse rounds and a picture round.

It was £15 per person and included a two course meal.

The evening was such a success that we have 3 future dates planned 

Wednesday 19th June 2024

Wednesday 4th September 2024 

Wednesday 27th November 2024

If you would like to support or bring a team of 6 and attend then please contact Emma MacDonald

Email [email protected]

Phone 07506 329862 

Many thanks 

Emma

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Trustee Training Day – 19th April 2024

March 18, 2024 jillf 0

South Region are having a Group Trustees Training Day on Tuesday April 9th 2024 at Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane, Newbury, RG14 7RW. This is the third such day and is as a result of the success of the previous two and requests for a repeat from some of you!

The programme for the day and booking details can be found by following this link –

Please can you make sure that all your Trustees are aware of this day as there will be something for everyone about Good Group Governance and raising much needed funds for your Groups. There will be plenty of time during the day for discussion with other Trustees and representatives from National Office.

We look forward to seeing lots of you on April 9th.

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Royal Windsor Horse Show RDA Fancy Dress 2024

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RDA Fancy Dress Competition 2024

The RDA Fancy Dress Class at the Royal Windsor Horse Show is being held on Friday 3rd May at 16.15. This year the theme is ‘Films’, which gives plenty of scope for everyone.

If you haven’t been before, this is an amazing day out for your group, giving your Participants and Volunteers a day to remember.

We hope to see you there.

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South Region Qualifier 2024

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SOUTH REGION QUALIFIER for the National Championships. 
Date: Sunday 19 May 202
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Venue: Berkshire College of Agriculture, Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead SL6 6QR

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please see the links attached for Schedules and Entry Forms and note the Amendment to Rule 2 for entry to the Qualifier.

2024 Schedule

2024 Entry Forms RDA South Region Qualifier

2024 South Region Show Jumping Virtual Qualifier Schedule

2024 SJ Entry Form Regional Qualifier

Queries
Please contact the show secretary, Cassilda  [email protected]

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS12-14 July 2024 at Hartpury College.

VIRTUAL WINTER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.
November (exact date to be confirmed).  Direct Entry with no qualifier.

VACCINATIONS
Horses/ponies competing at the Qualifier and the Championships will be required to be up to date with their flu vaccine and have had a booster within the last year prior to the competition (no longer 6 months as last year) but not within the preceding 7 days of the competition.

DRESSAGE TESTS
Please check the RDA website.

COUNTRYSIDE CHALLENGE2024 Countryside Challenge Course

SHOW JUMPING
The qualifier for South Region will be virtual via a video entry.  Further details will be available in the schedule.

If you have any queries please contact:
CASSILDA COURTIER-DUTTON
RDA South Region Show Secretary
07740 706050
[email protected]