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Harry Hall hi-viz finds a new role helping Gartmore Riding School

A BHS-approved riding school near Walsall is using Harry Hall hi-viz KIT to help teach riders with visual impairments and other disabilities. Gartmore Riding School has worked with Birmingham’s Priestley Smith School for the visually impaired for four years. When they came across Harry Hall’s Safety First range — some of which has integrated lights as well as hiviz and ... Read More »

British Blind Sport and RDA launch guide to visually impaired equestrian sport

British Blind Sport and Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) are proud to launch a new educational resource, designed to support visually impaired (VI) people who take part in equestrian sport and activities. National charities, British Blind Sport and the RDA are working in partnership to better understand the needs of visually impaired people when accessing equestrian sport. With support ... Read More »

People with learning disabilities have their first horse-riding lessons at Aintree

A group of people with learning disabilities and autism have been given the opportunity to go horse-riding for the first time at the country’s most prestigious racecourse. This is the first in a series of events celebrating Aintree’s year-long partnership with Hft, a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities, and Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), whose horses provide ... Read More »

Church Farm Equestrian Centre Supports Disabled Access Day

Church Farm Equestrian Centre, based in Bristol, is holding a special event in support of Disabled Access Day. Accessibility Mark has joined forces with Disabled Access Day to encourage more disabled people to consider taking part in horse riding activities and learn about the benefits of spending time with horses. Taking place from 10 – 12 March, 2017, Disabled Access ... Read More »

Saddles Riding Centre Supports Disabled Access Day

Saddles Riding School, based in Bexley, Kent, is holding a special event in support of Disabled Access Day. Accessibility Mark has joined forces with Disabled Access Day to encourage more disabled people to consider taking part in horse riding activities and learn about the benefits of spending time with horses. Taking place from 10 – 12 March, 2017, Disabled Access ... Read More »

BT and Join In support equestrian club

On Saturday (31 October), BT and charity Join In will be presenting a Riding for the Disabled equestrian club with a cheque for £1,000 to help improve their facilities and grow their club Greater Manchester RDA are a community equestrian club that relies on the commitment and dedication of volunteers in order to support its riders and members. The group ... Read More »

Wells Wins Second Silver

Equestrian competitor Sophie Wells performed the ride of her life in the grade IV Freestyle test this morning (Tuesday) but was beaten for gold by a brilliant Belgian for the second time in two days at Greenwich Park. Wells won ParalympicsGB’s first medal of day six with a routine on Pinocchio which scored Read More »

Natasha Baker Takes Second Gold

Natasha Baker burst into tears after winning her second Equestrian gold medal of the Games at Greenwich Park on Monday morning. The 22 year old from west London buried her face in her white riding gloves before punching the air after scoring 82.800% to win the grade II Freestyle test by a massive margin of more than 5% from Britta ... Read More »

Equestrian Winning Streak

Britain maintained its record of winning every Paralympic, world and European Team title since the sport became part of the Paralympic Games in 1996 when they clinched London 2012 gold at Greenwich Park today. All British riders competing today also won individual medals with Sophie Christiansen taking a Championship Read More »