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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Accessible Horseriding for the Disabled

This busy and popular section of Ableize provides details of horse, pony and carriage riding activities for disabled people of all disabilities. Riding and equestrian sports are a therapeutic activity as well as an enjoyable experience for those with special needs, the less mobile and wheelchair users. Trained helpers are always at hand to assist the disabled rider. Find accessible horse and pony riding for the disabled centres and information in the UK for disabled children and adults listed here.

This section provides just a selection of horseriding activities for the disabled, with most being associated with the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), you may wish to also look in your own county to see if there is and accessible riding stables near you by following this link disabled clubs and groups by county.
 

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Has around 23 equestrian sessions a week catering for the disabled and those with special needs.
Offering an exciting opportunity in Kent for disabled people to enjoy horseriding and carriage driving. Site provides details of their horses, how to get involved and offers volunteer and fundraising information.
Reported to be the first riding centre for people with special needs in the world. Site offers details of the horses and ponies with joining information.
An equestrian volunteer run group offering disabled people a range of horse and riding activities in Llanfynydd, near Wrexham.
West Sussex Riding for the disabled organisation highlighting their horses and ponies, fundraising events and how to get involved.
A disabled friendly purpose built riding centre on the outskirts of Bedford. View images of the horses and ponies with contact details for getting involved.
Hampshire special needs equestrian centre offering riding for the disabled. View the horses with video clips, centre contacts and how to get involved.
Riding for the disabled on horses and ponies for therapy and fun as well as carriage driving and showjumping in this large and well-equipped horseriding centre in Kings Lynn, Norfolk.
Equestrian centre in Leeds offering hacks, pony days, carriage driving, jumping and dressage opportunities for the disabled and non-disabled rider.
An indoor arena located in North Berwick providing a range of therapy based horse riding activities for the disabled.
Offering horse and pony riding opportunities for therapy and fun for disabled kids aqnd adults in Norfolk.
Details of more than 500 member groups throughout the UK providing the opportunity for riding and carriage driving. Includes national news and contacts.
Leicestershire based riding for the disabled. Details of single and group riding and how to take part.
Opened by the Princess Royal in 1988. View class details, how to have a session and the horses and ponies at the stables.
Providing information about their many exciting activities and opportunities for disabled riders along with information about how to volunteer with details of training days and contacts for more information about enjoying riding for the disabled.
Offers assisted horse riding to the disabled and people with special needs. Includes contact details.
Horse riding centre with 8 horses and ponies offering riding and carriage driving to the disabled. Includes volunteering details and how to try a session.