RDA Tasmania is a not-for-profit and volunteer-run organisation that provides equestrian activities for individuals of all ages with disabilities.RDA Tasmania centres provide equine activities which offer opportunities for anyone with a disability to enjoy safe, healthy, stimulating and therapeutic horse-related activities.
Horse riding is a natural reflex inhibiting position which helps improve balance and posture providing a unique form of exercise and rehabilitation.Their 4 centres throughout Tasmania provide suitable horses, trained volunteer helpers, accredited RDA coaches, and riding and safety equipment to run a range of equestrian activities.
RDA Tasmania is affiliated with Riding for the Disabled Association of Australia Ltd (RDAA), which is a member of the Australian sports commission and a member of the Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International (HETI).RDA enables people with disabilities throughout Australia to experience enjoyment, challenge and a sense of achievement through participation in equestrian activities to improve their quality of life, attain personal goals and develop life skills. They are dedicated to providing these services through an organisation that is Relevant, Innovative, Effective and Rewarding.
Phone: 0429 943 247