- The RDA provide therapeutic riding to young people living with disabilities across the UK.
- The sessions are designed to improve physical ability, confidence, self-esteem and concentration alongside other skills.
- All sessions are run by qualified instructors and trained volunteers.
Aims of Intervention
- Increased gross motor skills and balance.
- Increased confidence and sense of achievement.
- Increased communication and relationships.
- Sessions are sun by the RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) at Parbold Riding School.
- Students are assessed and be given starting points and potential.
- They have potential to achieve Grade One otherwise they will receive achievement certificates.
- Students will access lessons for approximately one term depending on progress.
- Photographic evidence is used as evidence of improvement.
- The RDA use a tracker system to monitor improvements and progress.
- Parents are asked for feedback.
- Certificates and achievement awards are given to students as they progress.