Membership at Cotswold RDA

There are many different ways you can help Cotswold RDA. Sponsoring our Ponies, volunteering or donating are all wonderful ways in which you can help, but have you ever thought about becoming a member?

Membership is more than just sending us a small annual contribution it’s about having a voice and expressing your opinions in shaping our future. For just an annual membership fee of £10.00 you will receive the following benefits:-

  • Admission to our Annual General Meeting
  • One vote at our Annual General Meeting
  • Regular electronic newsletters from the Board of Trustees to keep you informed (if you don’t have access to email we will post newsletters and updates to you
  • VIP invitations to key events  such as HRH The Princess Royal’s visit to us in 2015 to celebrate our 50th anniversary, meet our Patron,  Paralympian Dressage Gold Medalist, Natasha Baker, MBE as well as grand openings of our new Stable Block and Kitchen and Toilet block refurbishment.

If you would like to become a member please complete a membership form and return to us with your cheque for £10.00 made payable to Cotswold Riding for the Disabled (please do not send cash) and we will send your membership card.

Miriam's Story

Miriam has a hidden condition (hypermobility) and most people would not know just by looking at her how much she struggles with daily life, find out how riding helped Miriam.

Becky's Story

“Riding gives me an incredible sense of freedom. It’s one of the few times when I am able to get out of my wheelchair. I don’t feel inhibited or confined. It’s one of few times where my wheelchair isn’t the focus and that feels great”.

Sam's Story

Sam is a happy, loving, polite, friendly, intelligent 12-year-old boy who continues to amaze  everyone  with his achievements, despite suffering regular seizures caused by 5 tumours located in his brain coupled with regular hospital visits means he is often tired but he never complains and always remains cheerful.

Thea's Story

Thanks to our After School Club programme, children like Thea are benefiting from the amazing therapy riding can bring.  Read what Thea’s Mum has to say about Thea’s experiences.

Get In Touch.

If you are interested in becoming involved with Cotswold RDA, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!