Your support helps people find the freedom to take the reins.Learn More
Since 1970, RDAV has been a community-driven not-for-profit that enables people with disability of all ages and backgrounds to experience freedom and independence through equestrian activities.
Volunteering opportunities are endless- you could assist during lessons, care for and feed horses and assist with fundraising!Learn More
The original inspiration for the RDA movement was the Danish dressage rider Elizabeth Hartel. Despite her polio-related disability, she won a silver medal in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki.Read More
Riders develop skills and confidence—enjoying the freedom and exhilaration associated with riding.Learn More
Riders enhance their wellbeing—strengthening muscles, developing mobility, improving psychological wellbeing.Learn More
A challenging and fun activity suitable for those who cannot participate in riding programs and who use a wheelchair. Carriage Driving can offer the participant independence as well as developing their balance, self-esteem and motor skills.Learn More
Entries are now open for the 2019 RDAV State Championships RDAV State Championships Riders from across the state will compete in dressage, showjumping, in-hand dressage and working trails. This event gives riders the opportunity to expand their skills, and embrace the challenge of riding and learning in a new environment. Join us this year at … ContinuedLearn more