We are committed to researching and measuring the impact of our activities. This means our donors can give with confidence; our volunteers and coaches can understand the difference they make and – most importantly – our riders and carriage drivers know they are getting the best possible experience from their time with us.

Our research shows that horse riding with RDA delivers physical benefits, boosts confidence, improves communication skills and helps to build relationships. We know our activities support our clients’ education and learning, and that having the opportunity to compete improves confidence in daily life. Each year we build on our knowledge and use the insight from our research to help us do more of what we do – and to do it even better.

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Impact at a glance:

  • 68%Improve
  • 76%Experience
    more enjoyment
  • 77%Show
    greater confidence
  • 76%Experience
    physical improvement
  • 82%Improve ability
    to build relationships
Want to find out more? Read our latest Impact report
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