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Who We Are

NZRDA is a member association made up of over 40 local RDA groups who are in local communities throughout New Zealand.

The core purpose of NZRDA is to provide interaction with horses to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for people experiencing disability, or who have specific challenges or needs.

We aim to enable and support disabled people to achieve good lives including meaningful participation in, and contribution to, important life activities and roles in their community.

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What's Happening

Buy a Kiwi sports Crossword Book!

Kiwi Sportsword is a collection of New Zealand sports-themed crosswords compiled by former sports journalist Peter Thomson and endorsed...

Latest News

Our Coaches always want to keep learning!

Learning keeps our Coaches up to date and relevant. They need to be up to date to ensure the...

Stew inspires people to “Get out and give it a go”

On 16 March 2024, Wellington man Stew Sexton “ran” 100km around his Eastbourne neighbourhood to raise funds for New...

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2024

New Zealand Riding for the Disabled (NZRDA) was chosen as Charity of Choice for Land Rover Horse of the...

Jane shares her story

Jane tells us how riding therapy has been helpful since her injury.

Cohan is living his best life!

Everyone says that Cohan has achieved so much since he began riding. Cohan is an adult rider in his thirties....

Farmlands Sponsorship

We are pleased to announce Farmlands Co-operative as our new sponsor.Farmlands representatives said,“From the beginning, our DNA has...

One Good Kiwi – January 2024

NZRDA were super excited to be a part of One Good Kiwi in January 2024.Each month, One New...

Addy gets used to change!

Addy started with RDA when she was four years old and came every second Saturday. As with many of...

Maddie and Indie are benefiting from a qualified Coach

You can make sure that riders have what they need – which is a Coach who is qualified and...

RDA provides life-changing outcomes for riders

Let's hear about therapeutic riding from our riders, whānau, and coaches.

Make A Donation

We rely greatly on the generosity of people like you. Your donation helps us to provide safe and effective goal-based riding activities for children and adults with a disability.

NZRDA Groups

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