Gympie Riding for the Disabled Association Inc

Acronym: 
Gympie RDA

Riding for the Disabled is a world-wide movement which provides horse riding for people with disabilities. Over 140 groups operate throughout the States and Territories of Australia, giving people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy a safe, stimulating recreational sport.People from a wide range of disability groups are catered for in RDA programs. These include people with intellectual disabilities, injuries resulting from accidents, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, thalidomide, blindness, deafness, autism, specific learning difficulties and amputees. Horse riding is a unique physical exercise which can therapeutically assist people with a wide range of disabilities. It aids coordination and balance, stimulates the mind and circulation, improves muscle tone and muscle relaxation and psychologically enables the rider to feel independent.

Contact
Contact name: 
Shena McDonald
Secretary
Phone 1: 
07 5481 1751
Address
Postal Address: 
PO Box 812
GYMPIE
4570
Access
Access facilities: 
Accessible
Opening hours: 
Wednesday and Saturday mornings
Disabilities: 
All disabilities subject to doctor's approval
Activities: 
Sport, horse riding
Service details
Fees: 
$25
Area: 
QLD, Gympie, Cooloola
Clients: 
Medical certificate required
Funding: 
Self-funded
Publications: 
Regular newsletter
Resources: 
Information resources

Disclaimer

Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.