Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), Kettering and District Group

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Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
The Old Brewery, Great Cransley, Northamptonshire, NN14 1PX
Telephone number:
01536 790843
Mobile number:
0780 8609151
Service description:
The Kettering and District RDA has around 36 volunteers operating on Wednesday and Thursday mornings (during term-time).

They provide riding lessons for around 50 children from 5 special schools in the county - Isebrook, Kingsley, Maplefields, , Wren Spinney and Friars. .

The Kettering and District RDA own three ponies and have one on loan, which are all kept at a livery yard in Lowick (where they hold their riding sessions).

The aim of RDA is to provide disabled people the opportunity to ride (or drive) to benefit their health and wellbeing. Riding can be particularly beneficial to pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties because it provides a multi-sensory experience. Riding can also help with communication and social skills, build confidence and awareness of others, and what’s more, it’s good fun.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
6 years - 16 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
Last updated on:
14/08/2017
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