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  • Animals / wildlife
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities
  • Sports

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Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) enriches the lives of people with disabilities through horse riding and carriage driving. Through a network of around 500 volunteer groups throughout the UK, RDA provides opportunities for therapy, achievement and enjoyment, improving health, wellbeing and self-confidence, and benefiting mobility and co-ordination.

  • 25,000 disabled adults and children benefit from riding or carriage driving with RDA
  • RDA is supported by 18,000 dedicated volunteers
  • RDA has 500 volunteer groups all over the UK
  • 3,500 horses and ponies are involved in RDA activities


At RDA, our horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.

Our network of 500 volunteer groups organise activities such as riding, carriage driving, vaulting, showjumping and Hippotherapy to up to 25,000 people each year.

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