Welcome to Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled

........where Riding Develops Abilities

Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation providing equine-based therapeutic and recreational riding and driving programs for all members of the disability community on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Our program days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We are closed Sunday and Monday. We are aligned with the State School system, so are operational during school terms and on holidays when the schools are on holidays.

Sessions for Term 4 commenced on Tues 3rd October and will conclude on Sat 9th December. Check your dates under Rider Information > Term Dates.

It's time to sign up / renew your membership for 2017 register online now!

Find us at 2 Monak Rd, North Arm, Qld (between Yandina and Eumundi) - our main Centre.
Our second property is at 58 Pryor Rd, Verrierdale, Qld

Postal : PO Box 517, Eumundi, Qld 4562

Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   This email address goes to all Committee members.

Centre phone number is 5472 7280, preferably on a Tuesday or Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
We are often outside having fun with our clients and horses, so please leave a message or contact us via email if you have no luck on the phone. 

To donate or make a payment : BSB 484 799 Acct # 0027 59281    
If making a donation or payment by cheque, please make it payable to Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled (the bank won't accept anything else).

Arena Hire
Yes, we do hire out our undercover arena and outdoor arena! If you are interested, go to Other Activities > Arena Hire to find all the relevant information and forms.

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Weather Check

This is where you can check to see if programs have been affected by weather events. 
Weather news will be posted by 8am.

 

Latest News 

GENERAL MEETING
Monday 4th December at 1 pm at 2 Monak Rd.
This Meeting is a follow up meeting from the EGM in September and is to inform the Membership of the progress of Committee to address Governance and Structure.

Job Vacancies and Opportunities
The second hand Saddlery Shop in Yandina is in desperate need of some more volunteers to help keep the shop open on a regular basis, especially with Christmas just around the corner!
This may be a perfect opportunity for someone to gain vital retail experience with a view to future employment!

If you would like to help, contact the shop directly or contact the Centre - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VOLUNTEER'S CHRISTMAS LUNCH
Thursday 14th December at Laurie's Farm from Noon
BYO plate of food to share, your favourite beverage and a chair.
Invitations will be sent via email.

Thank You
To the Buderim Foundation for the awarding of a grant to allow the purchase of new Arena Equipment for our coaches and riders.

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This Equestrian Australia program will continue on a fortnightly basis on a Saturday afternoon.

2017 program commences on 21st January at 2pm with induction activities.
Register On-line

UPCOMING EVENTS

New Volunteer Training - Orientation and Induction 
New volunteers will be offered Orientation and Induction on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month from 1pm.
As we are coming to the end of our riding and driving year for 2017, there will not be any new Volunteer Orientation and Induction in December.
Keep your eyes on the website for the advertisements for new volunteer Orientation and Induction in January 2018.

BUNNINGS SUPPORT WITH SAUSAGE SIZZLES

Thanks to Bunnings, Noosaville for all your support in allowing us to run Sausage Sizzles.
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As you can see, our Team has lots of fun whilst raising much needed funds.
To see all the dates offered by Bunnings to run the Sausage Sizzles, see our Fund-Raising page with Current Projects.

NEW OPENING HOURS for SADDLERY SHOP
Thanks to the wonderful team of Volunteers, the Saddlery Shop in Yandina now has new opening hours.
It will be open Monday - Friday from 10am - 4pm,
Saturdays from 9am - 1pm.

If ever unsure of opening hours, call the shop on 0406 436 571 to double check.

For information on our Fund-Raising events, visit our Fund Raising page.