About Us

Here at Cotswold Riding for the Disabled our purpose is to promote a culture of learning, development, achievement and enjoyment for our riders that allows each and every one to reach their full potential.

With over 225 riders each week, supported by 160 volunteers, we want to ensure that Cotswold RDA is “where aspirations become a reality” for everyone.  All our riders are physically disabled or have learning difficulties/special needs, if we can encourage a child or an adult  to communicate and help them make sense of the world; to say “walk on” for the first time; spend 30 minutes in the saddle or even to hold their reins then we know we are making a difference.

Since our very first ride some 50 years ago, we have come a long way.  We are now planning for the next 50 years to guarantee our riders have the best experience we can provide for them.

Interested in what we do then why not get in touch

If you are interested in finding out more about our work, whether you want to ride with us, volunteer with us, fundraise for us then we would love to hear from  you.  Come and join us for a cup of tea/coffee and biscuit and see the magic for yourself.

From the Blog

Half Term Rider Activity Dates now available

Our ever popular and in demand Activity Day dates for February half term are now available and we are taking bookings. Activities for February will include :- Lessons Sensory Sessions Groom, Tack and Ride Hack Download a booking form (below) or if you have any queries...

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Rider 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.

Volunteer

If you are thinking of volunteering then why not come down and have a chat with us. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t worked with horses before – we will train you. Find out more.

News & Calendar

There’s always a lot going on, keep up to date through our Facebook feed, or visit our news and calendar page.

Membership

Why not join us as a Member. Being a Members is an important part of what we, as a Board of Trustees, do today and what we do tomorrow. Your opinion counts.

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#childreninneed We were delighted to welcome Richard from Children in Need to Cotswold RDA today. He met with Kitty who has benefited from the holiday riding activities that Children in Need have funded.Kitty presented Linda Tait with her certificate for 20 years volunteering with us. Linda was Kitty's first ever riding instructor and this was a special moment. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

#childreninneed We were delighted to welcome Richard from Children in Need to Cotswold RDA today. He met with Kitty who has benefited from the holiday riding activities that Children in Need have funded.Kitty presented Linda Tait with her certificate for 20 years volunteering with us. Linda was Kittys first ever riding instructor and this was a special moment. ❤️Image attachment

 

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Congratulations Linda from Josh and me x

Congratulations to the very lovely Linda 💖

Congratulations Linda xx

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