Roll Of Honour

The extraordinary commitment of our volunteers should be acknowledged and rewarded whenever possible. There have been some impressive awards to members of the South East Region over the years.

Tora Bray Perpetual Trophy

2018 Winner

Pauline Lane
Pauline Lane

Pauline Lane served as Surrey County Chair from 2013 to 2018 supporting 11 groups in Surrey with guidance, advice and CAKE! As a member of the regional team, Pauline organised our annual Regional Challenge Day, ran an arena at our Hickstead Dressage qualifier and then travelled to Hartpury for the RDA National Championships where she has run the awards table. Pauline is a long term RDA volunteer and in October 2010 she raised £45,000 for RDA by organising and leading a trek from the Dead Sea to Petra. Pauline continues to run Cranleigh RDA's Tuesday adult session and will continue to assist the region at our qualifiers.
A wealth of knowledge and experience – and a beekeeper, and an artist – thank you Pauline for all that you have given us.

Past Winners

Past Winners of Tora Bray Perpetual Trophy
Year Name Group
2017 Lesley Morrill Hope in the Valley Group / East Sussex County Coach
2016 Gilly Roper Bradbourne RDA Regional Coach
2015 Liz Major Heron's Ghyll RDA
2014 Julie Courtney Bradbourne RDA
2013 Sally Pointing Chichester RDA
2012 Judi Singer Regional Chair
2011 A J (Jeanette) Crane Kingley Vale
2010 B Harrison Ashford Valley
2009 R M Nailard Mid Sussex
2008 Catherine McCully Cobbes Meadow
2007 Gilly Bishop Burstow Park
2006 Keith Edwards Ashford Valley
2005 K Palmer & G Palmer – Founders Rocking Horse
2004 Pat Breakell Cranleigh
2003 Jean Musson Court Meadow
2002 Peter Felgate Bradbourne and Regional Instructor
2001 A Desmond Pelly Mid Sussex
2000 C M Rycroft Court Meadow
1999 Ann Sheldrake Founder of Happy Landings
1998 Sheila Blair Hope in the Valley
1997 Sally Raw Old Park and Surrey County Instructor

The President’s Awards

Sally Pointing
Sally Pointing

Our President, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne is a great supporter of RDA, championing our work as a national charity and visiting our groups as often as she can. Each year she presents a select group of volunteers across the country with the coveted President's Award. The President’s Award is the most prestigious volunteer award within RDA and is awarded for service of an exceptional nature over a period of not less than 30 years.

2017 Winners

Judi Singer, Regional Chair and RDA Trustee, Surrey

Past Winners

Past Winners of Tora Bray Perpetual Trophy
Year Name Group County
2016 Carol Rycroft Court Meadow RDA RDA East Sussex
2016 Rosemary Harrison Cranleigh RDA Surrey
2015 Verity Jones Godstone RDA East Sussex
2015 Fiona Wright South Downs RDA East Sussex
2014 Jean Musson Court Meadow RDA East Sussex
2013 Carol McClean Hope in the Valley RDA East Sussex
2013 Judi Ralls Stella Hancock Driving RDA Surrey
2013 Carol Porter Happy Landings RDA West Sussex
2012 Judy Case Mid Sussex Group East Sussex
2012 Janie Lawson Gennetts Farm West Sussex
2012 Sally Yonge Mid Sussex Group East Sussex
2010 Gilly Roper Bradbourne Kent
2010 Pat Breakell Cranleigh Sussex

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