Wellow Group RDA at a glance
Wellow Group RDA offers therapeutic horse riding to disabled children from Bristol, Bath, North East Somerset and surrounding areas. Our range of facilities and our hoist (which enables our most disabled participants to mount a horse safely) mean we can help the widest range of difficulties including
Some Quick Facts
The RDA research study has shown the therapeutic benefits of riding for people with disabilities.
The published results show that:
- 80% of riders experience physical improvement
- 90% demonstrate growing confidence and enjoyment
- 82% demonstrate improved communication skills
Within a four month period of regular riding, the RDA Tracker measured change in five areas:
Communication, confidence, enjoyment, relationships, physical changes
History of RDA
Wellow RDA is part of the national Riding for the Disabled Association, a UK Registered Charity. Founded in 1969, it has around 500 Member Groups, similar to Wellow, across the United Kingdom. We belong to the Mid-West region.