We are very pleased to announce that under the governmental guidelines on educational facilities Quiet Corner is now open for business . Please contact us in the usual way for further information on this invaluable experience
At present, we are only able to offer Quiet Corner, where adults and children can spend time with our adorable Shetlands to learn about horse care, feeding and grooming, followed by an obstacle course on foot. We will return to riding just as soon as it is safe to do so. All our activities and our venue have been rigorously risk-assessed to RDA National guidelines.
Wellow Group RDA at a glance
Wellow Group RDA offers therapeutic horse riding to disabled children and adults 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.
Contact Wellow Group RDA
Little Horse Croft Farm, Ford Road, Wellow, BATH. BA2 8QF