Tauranga RDA Equestrian Therapy Centre provides therapeutic horse related activities for children and adults with physical, mental, cognitive, social or behavioural needs. This includes horse riding, horsemanship and vocational skills. Clients range in age from 3 to 65.
Horse riding is an activity which stimulates and exercises both mentally and physically. It is ideal for people with disabilities as well as those that are disadvantaged, at risk or have mental and social issues. Our programs engage people to assist growth, confidence, independence and the development of self esteem.
Tauranga RDA has expanded rapidly in the last five years and provides a service to hundreds of people in the community. Tauranga RDA is raising funds to enable more people in our community to benefit from riding therapy.
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4/20/2015 11:24:17 AM
Tauranga's Riding for the Disabled's veteran horse Peanut is the centre of attention for young disabled children at the Welcome Bay facility – and now she's taking centre stage in the Horse of the Ye... Read More..
4/1/2015 4:53:42 PM
Each year, New Zealand Riding for the Disabled (NZRDA) asks its 55 RDA Members around New Zealand to nominate one of their Horses for NZRDA Horse of the Year. Read More..
3/23/2015 2:00:51 PM
Votes can be cast either from the Voting page on the website, or by clicking the ‘Vote contest’ button on the NZRDA Facebook page at www.facebook.com/nz.rda.
At the recent Westpac Business Awards, we WON the Community Organisation Award. This prestigious award provides our organisation with a sound endorsement of our operation. Thanks to our AMAZING team - Staff, Volunteers, Supporters, and Horses.
The Tauranga Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Foundation was launched last Tuesday night at Farmer Auto Village. Speaking at the event was 11 year old, Toby Lipinski, he said he had just about ridden every horse, from the little, short ones to some tall, fat ones.
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We are seeking overseas volunteers to come and stay at our wonderful facility and help with our equestrian therapy sessions. Placements of all lengths of time considered. Free accommodation is provided, click link below for more details.
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Tauranga District Riding for the Disabled
44 Ngapeke Road, Welcome Bay, RD5, Tauranga 3175
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