Our Facilities

Gaddesden Place RDA provides excellent specialist facilities which can accommodate most needs and enable our participants to experience a unique therapy

Read more about some of our fantastic facilities:

  • Large indoor riding school – this means we can ride in all weathers!
  • Arena mirrors – these allow riders to check they are riding in the correct position
  • Electric wheelchair ramp and hoist – this can help with mounting
  • Riding Simulator – Champion, our riding simulator, gives the confidence to introduce and develop new riding skills
  • The Sir Peter O’Sullevan Equine Learning Centre – this is home to Champion and also a lovely warm classroom which allows our participants to learn more about horses and take part in fun and educational equine activities
  • Specialist RDA tack and equipment – including sheepskin saddle pads designed to make riding more comfortable
  • Access to the beautiful Gaddesden Estate – courtesy of the Halsey family, we are lucky to have access to the wider Gaddesden Estate which means we can take our riders into the woods and our specially developed sensory garden.
  • Viewing gallery for carers, teachers, parents and friends – with seating for 30+ people