Digswell riding school for disabled chosen as firm’s charity of the year

PUBLISHED: 13:37 29 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:48 29 January 2018

Digswell Place Group (DPG) offers riding for disabled children and adults. Picture: DPG

Digswell Place Group (DPG) offers riding for disabled children and adults. Picture: DPG

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Digswell Place Group – Riding for the Disabled has been chosen as a national law firm’s charity of the year.

The riding school for children and adults with disabilities is set to benefit after Irwin Mitchell’s staff chose to fundraise for it throughout the year.

Digswell Place Group, a member group of Riding for the Disabled Association UK, is a voluntarily-run riding stable and has 14 horses and ponies.

The fundraising programme is part of the work of the Irwin Mitchell Charities Foundation, an independent charity that has raised more than £1.5million for charities in the UK and abroad.

Amanda Morrall, fundraising manager at Digswell Place Group, said: “We were absolutely thrilled to hear that we’ve been chosen to receive this support from Irwin Mitchell this year.

“We are a small charity and rely solely on help from volunteers to run the centre. Including the cost of feeding the ponies it costs over £50,000 a year to provide our services to members of the public.”

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