volunteers

We have a minimum of 1 fully trained and 1 training instructor with every ride. We have lottery funding to train instructors and so far under this programme have managed to fully train 1additional Instructor and have 2 further instructors undergoing training. We also have a physiotherapist and speech and language therapist within the group.

We work closely with school based staff and an educational psychologist,occupational therapist and the regional RDA physiotherapist.

With each child there will be one person concentrating on the pony and one or two supporters to provide individual assistance to each rider .

For each ride we need 18 helpers. Volunteers also help with administration, preparing the venue, and fundraising. Being a volunteer with RDA is an immensely enjoyable and worthwhile activity. We are a very friendly bunch and it is a great way to get exercise, make local friends and support vulnerable children.

We have a programme of training school aged volunteers who work with us during their holidays. In this way we hope we are building an army of volunteers for the future. 

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