SPILLERS™ has donated £2000 to Park Lane Stables RDA (Riding for the Disabled) in London as part of the brand’s ongoing commitment to making a better world for horses and the lives of the people they touch.
Park Lane Stables is one of the oldest equestrian centres in London and provides much-needed therapy and happiness to hundreds of local children and adults with (and without) disabilities and mental health challenges. In a non-Covid year they provide 3000 sessions of therapeutic riding, including hippotherapy and carriage driving. They have a substantial waiting list of adults and children with disabilities in need of their services.
As with many riding establishments the pandemic has placed immense pressure on Park Lane Stables as they have not been able to generate the revenue they need. In addition to day-to-day running costs to keep their horses they also needed to raise £1 million by the end of February to buy their stables as the lease was not available for renewal.
Tireless staff at the Stables worked hard to raise money through crowdfunding and following television appeals last week they reached their target. However, as a small charity they still need help to support their ongoing work and secure their future for the long term, so SPILLERS stepped in to help out to bolster the funds.
“We are so grateful to SPILLERS for their support,” said Natalie O’Rourke, Coach at Park Lane Stables. “Their generous donation has given a real boost to our funds and this, together with the money we save from the cost of the lease will enable us to provide more lessons at a subsidised rate and invest in vital therapy equipment.”
Clare Barfoot RNutr, Marketing and Research and Development Director at SPILLERS said: “We have been very moved by Park Lane Stables’ amazing work and all that they have done to save their precious organisation. We are delighted to be able to make this donation and it makes me very proud to be part of a business that is passionate about making a better world horses and the people they help.”
For further information on Park Lane Stables or to make a donation visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-our-stables
To find out more about SPILLERS, call 01908 226626 or visit www.spillers-feeds.com
Photo courtesy of Park Lane Stables