Our Programs

RDA offers a variety of different programs to benefit different clients and their varying disabilities, from recreational activities to opportunities to take part in competitions at all levels.

Who We Can Help

RDA can assist people with all types and levels of disability including, but not limited to, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Hearing Impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida, and Vision Impairment.

How Our Programs Help

Horse riding is a natural reflex inhibiting position which helps improve balance and posture providing a unique form of exercise and rehabilitation.

Physical Benefits
Improved Balance Strengthened Muscles Improved Coordination Stretching Muscles
Increased Range Improved Respiration and Circulation Improved Appetite and Digestion Sensory Integration
Psychological Benefits
General Sense of Well Being Increased Interest in One’s Own Life Improved Self Confidence Emotional Control and Self Discipline
Social Benefits

Friendship

Although riding can be a solitary activity, it is normally performed in groups. Riders share a common love of horses and a common experience of riding, a good foundation on which to build a friendship.

Educational Benefits
Remedial Reading Remedial Math Motor Planning
Hand/Eye Coordination Visual Spatial Perception Differentiation