Our Mission

 “ To enable people with disabilities throughout Victoria 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.”


RDAV is a grass roots volunteer based organisation which has 36 centres, 1200 riders, 1100 volunteers and 200 coaches across Victoria. We are proud to have offered our services for 40 years in Victoria. We currently provide suitable horses, trained volunteer helpers, accredited RDA coaches, riding and safety equipment to run a range of equestrian activities including:

  • structured riding classes
  • recreational horse riding
  • games/competitive riding
  • vaulting
  • carriage driving
  • dressage
  • equestrian camps



 RDAV’s Strategic Plan

RDAV’s gCopy of Building a Stronger Futureoal is to build a stronger future, to see how we’re going to achieve this goal check out the RDA Victoria Strategic Plan.





RDAV’s 2017 Annual ReportCopy of RDAV Annual Report Cover and back cover 20162017

See what we’ve been up to during 2017!











RDA Victoria recognises the Child Safe Standards outlined by the Victorian Government and is a Child Safe Organisation.










Patron of RDA Victoria: The Honorable Linda Dessau A.C. Governor of Victoria


RDAV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government