Horses and RDA

In this section of the website, you will find useful resources, forms and information that you will need to keep our RDA horses and ponies fit and well.

Please scroll down this page for up to date Equine News. We also have sub-pages that contain a range of information from sourcing horses to vaccinations. Forms and policies can be found in the right hand side resources section. If you can’t find what you are looking for please contact Emma at RDA National Office.

Hot Topic

Many Equine charities run awareness weeks to bring attention to different health conditions and factors that affect Equine Health. This section will be regularly updated to keep RDA Groups aware of current campaigns. For the current hot topic, compulsory horse microchip deadlines, please click here

Horse Movement and Brexit

Please follow the link to the BEF page for information on horse movement after Brexit.

RDA Horse of the Year 2018

Congratulations to ‘Lambrusco’, Helen Burt & Di Redfern of South Bucks RDA

Every RDA Group has different equine needs, from sedate ponies to weight carrying cobs to athletic competition horses. We are trying to move away from the stereotypical ‘ideal RDA horse or pony’ and help people to realise that whilst groups needs differ depending on their participants, all RDA horses and ponies need to be fit, healthy, sound, athletic and able to adapt to the lifestyle at an RDA group.

Lambrusco is a great example of an RDA horse. An athletic all rounder who is good for those who are looking for a therapy walk session & also fantastic for those who are looking for a full dressage lesson.

 

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Page Last Updated: August 22, 2019