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Our Mission

We are a not-for-profit organisation that provides equine assisted activities to people with disabilities to develop and enhance physical, social, psychological abilities and educational progress. Located on our beautiful site in Sydney, NSW. 

Our Impact

We work with our community and volunteers to enable people with disabilities participate in equine activities to receive countless benefits such as; mental stimulation, physical strengthening & control, social integration, concentration, achievement, & well-being.

Our Community

Our Centre is run entirely by volunteers who assist in a variety of roles from horse welfare, running of activities, maintenance, gardening, administration and fundraising. There are lots of opportunities to be involved and learn!

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

COVID-19 Update:
Unfortunately due to high demand and full waiting lists for all classes, we are not currently taking further Rider EOI. 
Please follow us on Facebook or our What’s On page for more information and stay up to date with the exciting things happening at our Centre!

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About Us

Founded: 1972 by Pearl Batchelor OAM
Patrons: Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC Governor of NSW and Mr Dennis Wilson

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Get In Touch

E. ryde.rda@gmail.com
P. (02) 9868 2223

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RDA(NSW) Ryde Centre
118-120 Culloden Rd,
MARSFIELD,
NSW 2122

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ABN 95 512 471 818 • CFN 12295 Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 All donations over $2 are tax deductible
RDA (NSW) is a volunteer organisation providing equine assisted activities for people with disabilities to develop and enhance abilities
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we live and work and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.
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