association saint hippolyte aquitaine

No. W473001090, régie par la loi du 1er juillet 1901

asha french horse rescue charity logo

 

pour chevaux en détresse

horses in need

Past Events 2014

 

 

 

We've been busy raising funds for ASHA!

Take a look to see what we have been up to recently...

 

 

 

15th November:   Fish and Chip Evening

 

A good number of ASHA  supporters gathered in the Laures Salle de Fête to enjoy

a convivial evening.  We were treated to an excellent fish and chip supper provided

by the Dordogne Chippy, along with a selection of delicious home made desserts.

Well done to the organisers, many thanks to those who donated raffle prizes and to all

who came along to support us.  ASHA  coffers will benefit by €322.26 - a good effort indeed

 

 

23rd October:   Quiz Night at the Montecristo

 

ASHA held its held its bi-annual Quiz Night at the MonteCristo Restaurant last week

with a record number of participants having a wonderful evening.

The Events Team would like to offer a huge thank you to Kathy & John Kearsey for

organising the quiz night. John, as always set the questions at a level & variety we could

all enjoy. Kathy sorted out the bookings & the Montecristo did us proud with the food.

We raised a fabulous sum of 644€ to help with our work.

Thanks to all of you who came & supported us, watch out for the next one in February!

 

 

10th October:  Sponsored Ride

 

Despite it being a wet day, 9 of us had a wonderful day on our ride to see Chateau Biron.

We had a mix of young horses with experienced which worked well, as did the arrangements

for our picnic in the woods. When all the sponsorship money is collected we should have

close to 600€ - a great result.

Many thanks to all who helped make it a good experience, organising, holding horses while we

rested, preparing the picnic site, bringing picnics for horses & humans, making cakes,

all who sponsored us & of course Helen who kept an eye on us all.

 

 

4th October:  Book and DVD sale

 

ASHA held another book and DVD sale at the Salle Jean Moulin in Villeréal.

The book sale was a great success and we raised just under 300 euros profit

to help care for our rescue horses.

We would like to thank all who supported us, along with a special thank you to all

those people that gave up their time over the weekend to help with the book sale.

 

 

21 September:  Holistic Horse Day at Cantemerle

 

Thank you Helen, we had a wonderful Holistic day on Sunday.

As usual there was a mix of new & familiar participants & spectators and as always

we all went away having had a most interesting day.

We and the horses gained experience with your guidance.

Even the weather was perfect. Thanks again.

 

 

7 September:  Fun Competition at Cantemerle

 

We had a great time on Sunday with our fun competition.

The sun shone , 33° which was hot! None the less the people  & horses who took part

enjoyed the day & learned lots.

Many thanks to Helen for introducing this event & who donated part of the money to ASHA,

& to all those who helped before & on the day.

Congratulations to all - especially Janet & TK, overall winners.

 

 

24 August:  Open Day

 

What a lovely afternoon we had on Sunday with the sun shining and everybody having fun

and enjoying our delicious BBQ. It was lovely to meet so many supports both old and new.

Thank you to all those who helped and supported us we raised a wonderful 730€.

 

 

17 August:  Vide Grenier

 

For the final time we took the ASHA stand, merchandise and bric-a-brac to the

Vide Grenier, Villereal where our volunteers were kept busy raising  270 euros in sales and donations.

Thank you to all of who helped out.

 

 

30 July:  Treasure Hunt at Calcut

 

The ASHA Events Team would like to give a big thank you to Patricia and John Richardson

for hosting a brilliant treasure hunt on a glorious afternoon.

The treasure hunt was great fun and relaxing by the lake afterwards with a piece

of homemade cake was delightful.

We would also like to thank those of you who came to help and support our new family event.

 

 

6 July:  Garden Fete

 

What a brilliant day we had at the ASHA Garden Fete a very big thank you

to Charlotte and Nigel Halsby for hosting such a wonderful Fete and all those

of you who came to help and support us.

We raised a fabulous 1453.85€ dispite the weather and various sporting events that were going on.

 

 

8 June:  Holistic Day at Cantemerle 

 

A big thank you to Helen Green for a wonderful holistic day in such glorious summer weather.

Participants & spectators had a most instructive day with Helen guiding people & horses

so that all had a great experience.

Helen as always was generous & donated 87€ to ASHA.

 

 

29th May: Sponsored Walk Gervesie Nr Monflanquin 1030

 

Our sponsored walk went well and we did not lose anybody or their dogs along the way!

Our 5 walkers and their dogs enjoyed a well deserved picnic back at Charlotte's after the walk

and everybody had an enjoyable morning.

A big thank you to Charlotte Halsby for organising the day and for all those who came out to

support the event. The amount of 170€ was raised from donations and sponsorship.

 

 

8 May:  Tea on the lawn

 

On a beautiful afternoon in lovely surroundings we all enjoyed a lovely tea party hosted

by Jim and Timmy Duncan at their home near Monflanquin.

The ASHA ladies had made sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones for all to enjoy.

A very big thank you to Jim and Timmy and to all who helped to make the day such a success.

We raised the magnificent sum of 460 Euros.

 

 

13th April;  Book and DVD sale 

 

ASHA held another book and DVD sale at the Salle Francois Mitterrand in Villereal.

Entrance was free, all books and DVDs were 1 euro each and tea, coffee and biscuits were available.

The book sale was a great success and amount of over 330 euros profit was made to help care for

our rescue horses.  We would like to thank all who supported us, along with a special thank you to all

those people that gave up their time over the weekend to help with the book sale.

 

 

6th April: Holistic Horse Day at Cantemerle

 

Thank you to Helen Green for a wonderful holistic day.

Two of the ASHA horses took part along with another two.

Participants & spectators had a most instructive day with Helen

guiding people & horses so that all had a great experience, even the sun shone.

Helen as always was generous & donated 100€ to ASHA.

Next day is in June - do come & see what we do!

 

 

Fish and Chip Supper – Villereal – March 2014

 

A most enjoyable evening was organised by Anne and Brian Slater at the Salle Jean Moulin

in Villereal.  Fifty ASHA members and supporters sat down to enjoy the most delicious

traditional fish and chips with mushy peas cooked by The Dordogne Chippy.

The ASHA ladies had made a wonderful variety of puddings to follow.

A very big thank you to Anne and Brian for all their hard work in hosting the evening.

A magnificent profit of 550 € raised for our charity.

 

 

Quiz Night at the Monte Cristo, Villereal - 20th February

 

Once again the ASHA Quiz Night proved very popular with a room full of 19 teams battling it out,

with some lovely red wine for the winners and chocolates for the runners up.

There was a great atmosphere and a magnificent sum of €570 was raised for ASHA.

As always our Quiz Master John Kearsey did not disappoint with some wonderfully varied questions.

Thank you John for all your hard work. Also a big thank you to everyone who donated raffle prizes

and to all who supported us.

 

 

Annual General Meeting Salle Francois Mitterrand Villereal -1 5th February

 

The Annual General Meeting took place at the Salle Francois Mitterrand.

All members and supporters were invited.

 

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