Riding Develops Abilities
RDA Ryde’s purpose is to provide horse riding for people wth disabilities to benefit their health and well-being. Without our Committee Members’ dedication and support, we could not do this.
Our Committee ensures we achieve our purpose by:
* offering client-centred programs
* supporting our Coaches who are responsible for each therapy program
* recruiting, training & organising volunteers
* ensuring humane equine welfare
* collaborating effectively with community partners
* organising long term sustainable finances and good governance.
Ryde Centre is run entirely by volunteers. From gardeners and cleaners, to sidewalkers, leaders and assisters in classes, the roles required to operate and maintain our wonderful Centre are many and varied.
We are very fortunate to be led in these roles by such committed and generous Committee Members who lead by example and uphold the values of RDA (NSW).
At RDA, we strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact.
Seeing our community come together in the pursuit of seeing a participants life change, even in the smallest ways, could bring no greater pleasure. The smiles on the faces of our riders, parents, carers, and volunteers, and knowing that we are part of a community that is helping, is the best gift of all.
Founded: 1972 by Pearl Batchelor OAM
Patrons: Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC Governor of NSW and Mr Dennis Wilson
Get In Touch
P. (02) 9868 2223
RDA(NSW) Ryde Centre
118-120 Culloden Rd,
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.