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assisting those who have sustained an equestrian related accident

 

 

CO-ORDINATORS

Rosemary Lang Administrator and Fund Co-ordinator    Contact Rosemary

Rosemary has been involved with the Fund since it was started in 1988, was a friend of Mark Davies and of the Davies Family,  She oversees the daily running and coordination of all aspects of the Fund as well as its trading company, working closely with Charlotte with the event organizing.

Charlotte Ennor Events Fundraising and Sponsorship   Contact Charlotte

Charlotte was a lifelong friend of Mark Davies and the whole Davies family. She spent her childhood riding in the Surrey Hills and showing ponies before moving on to showjumping and eventing. After several years away from the equestrian world working in television she was delighted to join the MDIRF in July 2014 to work with Rosemary and Martha. She works closely with our supporters to put on events that raise vital monies for injured riders. She is the first port of call for sponsors and for anyone that wants help putting on their own fundraising event for us. She is based in London but loves attending shows to catch up with sponsors supporters and riders.

MirrorMePR  PR and Media Enquiries    Contact MirrorMePR

NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES:

Martha Ivory National Rep

Martha has been involved with most aspects of horses throughout her life, knew Mark Davies well and is a friend of Jane Davies. Currently working with the Cranleigh CAB, she helps with fundraising activities as well as on the Trades stand at several events.

POSTAL ADDRESS

MDIRF
Lancrow Farmhouse
Penpillick Hill
Cornwall PL24 2SA

Tel: 01726 813156
Mob: 07710 788364

OUR TRUSTEES

JANE DAVIES   Trustee & Co-Founder

Co founder of the MDIRF with her late Husband Michael has worked tirelessly over the years to improve riding hat standards and has received the BHS Sefton Award in recognition of her work in the field of safety. At the time, the judges remarked:  “Jane is a very special person with a strong sense of right, who will fight to help where she sees a genuine need and has worked so hard over the years to help improve safety and awareness.”

THE TRUSTEES

Sarah Bullen Chairman

Sarah was a great friend of Mark Davies, has ridden since a child and evented at International level. She breeds event horses, trains an International Italian rider and is a selector for the British Young Rider team, as well as running a functions business from her home which includes Fundraising activities for the MDIRF.

Cathryn Godfrey

Cathryn became involved in the charity following a riding accident in which she suffered a spinal injury.  Fortunately she made a full recovery and realises how lucky she is when she now meets others with more serious injuries than her own and sees the effects they can have on day to day life:  “Anyone who is involved with horses could be involved in a serious accident and due to my own circumstances it made me realise how important it is that the charity is able to assist when the worst happens. “

Dane Rawlins

South Londoner and former amateur boxer, Dane Rawlins is better known as the founder and organiser of Dressage at Hickstead, which hosted the 2003 European Championships.

He is a member of the International Dressage Trainers Club and the British International Trainers Foundation. Dane is also a recipient of the BHS Trainers award and holder of the BEF Medal of Honour. He is the creator of the Premier League series and co-developer of the British Young Rider Dressage Scheme, known as BYRDS.

Dane runs a dressage yard in West Sussex and is joint director of Stables on Site, which is a company providing temporary stabling. He also competes at international level with Lady Harris’s horse Wily Earl.

David O’Donnell

David brings to MDIRF  nearly forty years of business  experience, both running major organisations and latterly as a Consultant.  His sporting background is in top flight rugby where he has personal experience of how injuries can effect not only individuals but their whole families.

He has been involved in the show jumping world along with his wife Claire for the past 6 years, as sponsor, owner, lorry driver and junior assistant groom for his son Miles.