Physical Fitness: Improve your overall fitness by developing core strength, balance, postural control and coordination to fulfil daily life.
Therapeutic Value: Increase mobility and improved neuromotor function while having fun and interacting with horses.
Emotional Wellbeing: Companionship with horses regulating emotions and increases self-esteem and concentration through achievements and enjoyment.
Social Acceptance: Enhance your identity and confidence through reciprocal communication with peers, staff and volunteers.
Respect: Learn to follow directions and make choices to achieve your goals.
Equestrian Skills: Develop horsemanship both mounted and unmounted
RDA Riding Program
Here at Arundel Park we offer a variety of programs to allow each and every rider the opportunity to grow and develop to the best of their ability.
Individual Needs Support together everyone Program. This program provides much-needed support for all children entering our programs.
Independent Rider Program
Alongside our RDA lessons our coaches have developed riding programs for children and adults to be included in our programs and skill development in equestrian sport.
Ground Skills Program
The program has been very beneficial to those that require support in their community involvement and wish to participate in an equestrian activity without having to ride.
Carriage Driving Program
Carriage driving is open to anyone but especially to those who can no longer ride or prefer a different type of equestrian challenge.
Ready Set Trot
Ready Set Trot is a national initiative which aims to get more kids active and having fun with horses.
ASDAN helps prepare participants for adulthood by developing teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and researching. This is an integrated program for at-risk learners and participants with special or diverse needs.More Details
The horse’s unique, multi-dimensional movement is utilised as a therapeutic tool and implemented according to the individual needs and goals of the client.