We are a not-for-profit organisation that provides services to disabled children in the Whangarei area

There are 6 paid staff – Operations Manager, Head Instructor, Stable Manager, an Instructor, Instructor/handyman and a groundsman.

Our herd of 10 horses which the RDA owns, range in age from 4 years to 25 years old.

We have 120 riders on our books and are able to ride 90 each term. 

People apply from schools, physios, Occupational Therapists, Doctors, hospitals and parents/grandparents.

Each rider has a programme worked out according to their particular goals and each term we reassess these goals and make new ones. At the end of each term we have a Fun Day.  We hold games that the riders compete in and then each rider gets a certificate and a ribbon.

About Whangarei RDA

We are a not-for-profit organisation that provides services to disabled children in the Whangarei area

There are 7 paid staff – Operations Manager, Head Instructor, Horse Manager, Stable Manager, an Instructor, Instructor/handyman and a groundsman.

Our herd of 13 horses which the RDA owns consists of minis right through to Lofty our largest horse who is 17.2 hands high. They range in age from 7years to 25 years old.

We have 120 riders on our books and are able to ride 80 each term. 

People apply from schools, physios, Occupational Therapists, Doctors, hospitals and parents/grandparents.

Each rider has a programme worked out according to their particular goals and each term we reassess these goals and make new ones. At the end of each term we have a Fun Day.  We hold games that the riders compete in and then each rider gets a certificate and a ribbon.

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Whangarei RDA

Whangarei - New Zealand Riding For The Disabled Association

Phone: 09 438 7521

Email: info@rdawhangarei.org.nz

PO Box 10-122, Te Mai, Whangarei 0143,

New Zealand

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