Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled

Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled

Charity information

Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled

A Charity providing Equine therapy for both adults and children with a large range of problems, both physical and emotional, and also providing training for instructors and stable staff involved.

Founded 2003

  • Mission statement

    Herefordshire RDA incorporating Carriage Driving, is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for disabled people - from very young children receiving Hippotherapy to adults well past retirement age, and through the provision of riding and carriage driviing. RDA sessions place the emphasis on safety and high quality professional instruction. They aim to improve mobility, provide mental and physical stimulation, and the opportunity to open up new horizons, along with the injection of a large dose of fun.

  • Aims

    Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled aims to:

    • Providing the facilities and training for Para dressage riders,; Providing carriage driving for disabled people in a safe, purpose built environment
    • Providing an outstanding opportunity for all people to learn to ride; Enabling anyone over the age of 12 to volunteer in a safe,m forward thinking organisation and gain nationally recognised volunteeq
    • Working with local youth offending team, care homes, schools and colleges to provide educational supporting courses with horses, giving opportunities to volunteer.
    • Providing nationally & internationally recognised training courses to instructors.
    • Catering for all ages with any, or a combination of the following: Physical disability, learning disability, emotional or behavior problems, ADHD,dyspraxia and autism.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2003

    Registered Charity Number: 1100675

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 01432266103

    Address: 114 hampton Dene Road Hereford HR1 1UJ

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