William Reddaway


Family Holiday Association
The Family Holiday Association is only national charity dedicated to providing seaside breaks and day trips for families struggling with some of the toughest challenges life can bring. For over 40 years, the Family Holiday Association has provided breaks for UK families struggling with issues such as disability, severe and sudden illness, bereavement, mental health issues and domestic violence. The charity was founded on the belief that holidays are a lifeline, not a luxury, and this is a key principle that survives to this day. The majority of families we help have never before been on a family holiday. The evidence shows that spending time together away from their daily struggles can be life-changing for the families we work with.
Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre
Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre aims to give children and young people to opportunity to learn to ride and to care for horses. The majority of the children have special or additional needs and would otherwise not be able to experience the wonderful joy of horses. We have a beautiful Centre in West London including stabling for sixteen horses and ponies and a lovely indoor riding arena. The Pony Centre relies on a great team of volunteers who work to maintain the centre. We depend on fundraising to bring in our much needed income. Donors are welcome to make a time to visit us.

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Ride Round England 2013

William Reddaway

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RideRoundEngland

I will ride to Four Corners of England via the centres of towns and cities built and lived in for centuries by people with horses, visiting 30 cathedrals on the way. The distance is around 2,500 miles. The ride will start from Farncombe Estate on the side of the Cotswolds in Spring 2013 and take six months.

In February 2012 I bought my horse, Strider, especially for the ride which gives 15 months for our training.

All funds raised will be divided equally between my two chosen charities.  The Family Holiday Association and Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre - Riding for the Disabled. You can find out more about these charities by clicking on the logos on the left of the page.

You can follow our progress at www.rideroundengland.org or join us on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/#!/rideroundengland And Strider is tweeting at https://twitter.com/riderndengland; mostly being rude about me.

Recent donors

09.05.16 Thankyou for a wonderful talk and for the cards

04.05.16 Keep up the good work!

08.04.16 What a super, and funny talk about a wonderful feat by you both. Thankyou and a pat for Strider

10.03.16 Thankyou for a most interesting and enjoyable talk this morning.

03.03.16 Thankyou for your talk. Here is our donation and money for the cards.

03.03.16 Thank you for an interesting and enjoyable talk.

23.02.16 Thankyou for a fascinating talk, and well done to both of you!

20.01.16 From the sale of some spare items of Strider's tack. Thankyou Angie

20.01.16 Thankyou for an entertaining talk about a remarkable adventure!

12.01.16 Thankyou for an excelent, and amusing, talk this morning.

27.11.15 Well done William and Strider. Thankyou for a fascinating and funny talk.

26.11.15 Here is the money from donations and sale of cards. Thankyou for a wonderful talk.

13.11.15 Thankyou for a wonderful talk and for the Exeter Cathedral visit cards.

09.11.15 Everyone was enthralled by your speech and the delightful photographs. Here is what we raised on the evening for your charities. Thankyou

09.11.15 Here is a bit more from us .... well done!

07.11.15 Thankyou for an entertaining and inspiring talk about an extraordinary journey. Well done william and Stricer.

04.11.15 Thankyou for a fun and inspiring talk. Here is what we raised from the raffle, donations and your card sales. Well done you, and Strider!

22.10.15 Thankyou for a great talk - amazing!

21.10.15 Thankyou for a wonderful talk

09.10.15 From sale of cards after a fascinating talk. And a cheque for £100 sent to charities.

11.09.15 Thankyou for a wonderful talk. It was very interesting - and funny! Congratulations to you both for making it!

09.09.15 Thankyou for a fascinating talk. Well done you and Strider

10.08.15 Thankyou for one of the best talks we have ever had; and well done you and Strider. Thats an amazing feat.

27.07.15 A little more from St Peter's, West Knighton in appreciation of a very enjoyable and interesting evening.

25.07.15 Impressive performance


Running total

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Last donor:
Pains wick Ladies Probus Club
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