Our qualified coaches at Marlborough RDA work alongside Therapists, Schools and other medical and educational professionals to design individual programmes for every  client. These programmes are structured around specific goals according to the needs of the rider within the following fields: 

  • Education- for Riders with special needs. RDA activities have a strong learning element and can be used as a powerful educational tool. These types of programmes can be designed to reiterate the riders IEP and include the current school curriculum.
  • Sport and Recreation-including pathways to Para-Equestrian and Special Olympics. 
  • Therapy and Rehabilitation- For Riders with Physical, Emotional/Psychological challenges.



There are some instances where riding is contraindicated (not recommended), and advice is taken from medical professionals if this may be the case.



“I have never been to a group anywhere around in the world that runs a programme as good as here”  Mary Longden*

*(International Level 3 coach, an Australian ‘A’ Level dressage judge, FEI ‘I’ Level Eventing judge (until 2009), FEI ‘O’ Level Para-Equestrian judge, and an International Para-Equestrian coach and consultant).