Ravelrig Riding for the Disabled Association provides people with a disability the opportunity to ride and enjoy all the activities connected with horse riding.
For people wiith a disability riding is both therapeutic and recreational and RDA is one of the few organisations who offer a multi-diagnostic service, catering for a wide range of disabilities.
Horse riding is a unique form of exercie and rehabilitation. The complex movement of the horse helps to improve co-ordination, balance, muscular development and fitness.
Horse riding and horse related activities assist greatly and often dramatically in the development of personal confidence, self esteem, communication skills, leadership and trust.
For those with challenging behaviour, horses offer a powerful medium for restoring a sense of personal control, which significantly improves relationships with family, teachers and friends.