"I look up to people when I am in a wheelchair, they look up to me when I ride."

Gaddesden Place is a dedicated RDA centre giving children and adults with special needs and disabilities the opportunity to ride and have fun.

The unique relationship and movement of the horse will develop a riders ability helping them to :

  • Improve muscle tone & core strength
  • Aid balance & coordination
  • Learn a skill
  • Increase self confidence and awareness
  • Widen boundaries of experience and social contact

We emphasise safety and all our Instructors are qualified to the required National RDA standards.

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Main duties include:

  • Coordinating / scheduling the day to day running of the centre
  • Instructing a variety of individuals and groups of disabled riders
  • Liaising with schools, riders, carers, parents
  • Managing the duties of the yard staff and helping with volunteer training
  • Reporting to the board of trustees
  • Working with the yard manager to care for ponies

 For more information please email : info@gaddesdenplacerda.org.uk




Term Dates

New term starts; Saturday 12th September