RDA Policies provide a framework for running your group.  These policies must be taken and adopted by your group, where relevant.

All policies will be reviewed and updated on an annual basis.

Where possible RDA will aim to maintain an annual schedule of reviews and updates, however from time to time we may need to make more regular changes in response to changing legal requirements or where we have identified an urgent change is required, but we will then notify Groups of these changes.

You can find the most recent set up updates for 2021 in our RDA Policy Revisions document.

Carriage Driving

Carriage Driving Safety Code


Working Together RDA UK Code of Conduct
Complaints RDA UK Procedure
RDA Whistleblowing Policy


Equine Welfare Policy
End of Service Policy
Equine Flu Vaccine Policy
Gift and Loan Policy
Pre Purchase Examination Policy
Annual Health Check Policy with Form
RDA Medication Control Policy

The Essentials

The Essentials of Membership – 2021 reviewed version pending
Essentials Trustee Annual Checklist For Groups

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

RDA Group Data Protection Policy

RDA Group Data Protection Policy (Word Version)
RDA Group Privacy Notice

RDA Group Privacy Notice (Word Version)


Equal Opportunity Policy Statement (PDF Version)

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement (Word Version)

RDA Equality & Diversity Statement & Policy

Membership Agreement (Incorporated)
Membership Agreement

Health and Safety

Health and Safety Policy
First Aid Policy
RIDDOR Reporting Policy


Insurance and Exercising of Horses Policy Form
Insurance and Training for RDA sessions
RIDDOR Reporting Policy


RDA Safeguarding Adults at Risk Policy
RDA Safeguarding Children Policy
RDA Safe Recruitment Policy
RDA Safeguarding Code of Conduct
RDA Safeguarding E-Safety Code of Conduct (Volunteers)
RDA E-Safety (Internet) Policy

RDA Disclosures Policy


RDA UK Volunteering Policy

Other Policies

Non-Disabled Riders in RDA Sessions Policy
RDA Epilepsy Policy

Page Last Updated: September 16, 2021