Our Corporate Supporters

At Rockinghorse we have a range of great corporate sponsors who support us. These businesses have chosen us as their Charity Partner of the Year for 2021 and have committed to raising money for us throughout the year.

This fundraising takes many different forms such as sponsoring Rockinghorse events, taking part in challenge events or donating a portion of their profits.


Retail Distribution Group (RDS)

Brighton & Hove based RDS are a national courier company, providing same day, overnight & international services for their customers up and down the country. Despite their national presence, company Director David Drake is a very proud Brightonian and even more so, a proud Brighton & Hove Albion supporter.

“Having been a junior seagull since the age of 6, the Albion have always been close to my heart as has Rockinghorse. So, when we were asked if we would like to support the charity, it was a no brainer” David Drake, Director.

For more information about RDS take a look at their website: www.retaildistributionservices.com





City Utilities Limited

City Utilities is a small company with a big idea! To work tirelessly on behalf of our clients to get them the best possible deal on their Business Electricity, Business Gas & Business Water utility contracts, as well as a whole host of other services and tools to help your business save money.

“It’s good to support a worthwhile charity that’s helping children in these difficult times” Steve Darby, City Utilities.

To find out more about how City Utilities Limited can help your business, visit their website: www.cityutilities.co.uk





TPG Sports Events

TPG Sport Events specialised in corporate and charity golf days in the South East of England.  You can enter one of their organised golf days or they can host an event for you, taking the stress away from organising your golf day.

Toby Graves, Founder of TPG Sports Events commented “Rockinghorse will always have a special place in my heart.  The work they do in and around the local area is simply incredible.  Such a worthwhile charity and that is why we will continue to organise golf days to raise much needed funds for all the great work that the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity does

To find out more about TPG take a look at their website here: www.tpgsportsevents.com




Piglet’s Pantry

Piglet’s Pantry is an Award-Winning food producer based in Worthing. They supply hand filled pies, handmade sausage rolls, afternoon teas, cakes and biscuits up and down the UK.

“Here at Piglets, we are extremely passionate about supporting our local charities, especially those very close to our hearts like Rockinghorse. We have had the pleasure supporting them in various ways over the last year and seeing how much their work benefits people in our community makes us thrilled to be a long standing sponsor.”

To get your delicious treats, take a look at the Piglet’s website here: www.pigletspantry.co.uk






Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. Thales in the UK is a team of over 7,000 experts, including 4,500 highly skilled engineers, located across 9 key UK sites.

Each year Thales invests over £575 million into its UK supply chain, working with over 2,000 companies. They are dedicated to research and technology, working with partners to invest over £130m+ in R&D in the UK annually.

With a heritage of over 130 years, Thales in the UK understands the importance of developing skills for the future, which is why they have over 400 apprentices and graduates across the UK. Thales is committed to supporting its people, and continuously developing talent, and highly skilled experts.

Thales AVS UK are really proud to sponsor the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity Christmas Party this year.  One of our main sites is based in Crawley, West Sussex, and to be part of such a worthy local cause, helping so many amazing children get the Christmas they deserve, is just priceless.


Godstone Farm

“Godstone Farm has been entertaining children for over 40 years and are proud to continue to develop free range experiences that focus on educating about animals and nature. Fun is foremost down on the farm, as children can also enjoy their extensive indoor and outdoor play areas, providing an action-packed day out come rain or shine. All just a stones throw from junction 6 of the M25.

“At the farm our motto is to see everything through a child’s eyes, and there’s no time more special for this than Christmas.  On behalf of all the team, both two and four legged, I am delighted to support Rockinghorse in the important work they are doing for sick children and their families,” Nicola Henderson, CEO, Godstone Farm.




Rubix VT

It is always an easy decision to support the work of Rockinghorse. The charity has made a huge difference to families in Sussex, whether it is supplying vital medical equipment for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit and The Royal Alex, or improving the lives of children with special needs.

The charity saves lives, but it also focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of young people who are facing daunting challenges or sickness. The team at Rubix VT are fully committed to do what we can to help the work of Rockinghorse. We always appreciate the hard work and dedication of the lovely people at the charity!





Smith & Western Restaurants

At Smith & Western we pride ourselves on our wild west concept, whilst serving the most delicious American dining experience that families absolutely love. Children can’t believe their surroundings, especially being served by really Cowgirls and Cowboys.

It’s our first time supporting Rockinghorse, we saw a real link with how we enjoy serving our families the western way and the amazing work that the charity does in also supporting sick children and their families.






The Grand Brighton

It’s all in the name. The Grand Brighton hotel sits majestically and independently on Brighton’s seafront, in a prime location at the centre of an iconic city revered the world over.

The Grand experience is built on making memories to last a lifetime. It’s in everything they do – from their stunning interiors and bedrooms to delicious dining options and a team who go above and beyond to make sure guests have an unforgettable experience.

Being involved with the local community has always been incredibly important to them and they are proud to have Rockinghorse as one of the main charities they are supporting this year. They are supporting us through events like their Christmas light switch on and fundraising initiatives through their management academy. The money raised helps us to provide live-saving medical equipment and additional services with the aim of improving the lives of sick children throughout Sussex.



Trident Group

Trident is a highly accredited IT company delivering IT services to a wide range of businesses and organisations. A long-standing Microsoft Gold Partner, Trident harnesses its deep expertise to provide clients with everything from network planning and assessment to managed IT support, and cloud solutions such as Microsoft 365. Founded in Brighton in 1991, the company has championed the local community and Rockinghorse for many years.

“Trident is rooted in Sussex, so it’s natural for us to support Rockinghorse’s amazing local work,” says Tom Gunter, Trident Sales Director. “We are immensely proud to supply it with IT resources and contribute to its fantastic fundraising initiatives.”