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.

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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.

Latest News

COVID-19 Update 16th June 2020

SCRDA are aiming for a re-start to programs for the start of Term 3. The start date will be Tuesday 14th July (Tuesday Green week)
Before we can start we will need to know numbers of both Participants and Volunteers planning on returning.
An Invitation to return to SCRDA and COVID protocols can be found here and we ask you to return the form before 24th June so we can plan the sessions for Term 3.

SCRDA can again offer our OUTDOOR ARENA and our UNDERCOVER ARENA for HIRE. Up to 10 horses in the undercover arena at one time or 5 horses in the outdoor arena at one time.

Gatherings of up to 20 people for outdoor, non contact activities are permitted, whilst complying with physical distancing and hygiene requirements.

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All dates for the SCRDA programs for 2020 are here on the website under Rider Information.

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The new 2020 Membership form is available for you to print off and return to us with your Membership fee of $45.
If paying by EFT please make sure you reference your payment with your name or Invoice number.

Annual General Meeting was Friday 26th June 2020

Thank you to all who attended the re-scheduled Annual General Meeting on Friday 26th June.
It was wonderful to see such a good attendance and even better that everyone complied with social distancing.
The Minutes of the AGM will be available to all members at the Centre reception desk in the coming week.

New Volunteer Training for 2020

New Volunteer Orientation & Induction as well as some basic training is to recommence on Wed 1st July at 1 pm. Wear closed in footwear, sun smart clothing and a smile!
No need to book in, just come along and we will plan for appropriate numbers and social distancing based on attendance numbers.

Second Hand Saddlery Shop in Yandina


SHOP HOURS from 25th May 2020 are :

Mon - 10 - 4pm
Tue - 10 - 4pm
Wed - 10 - 4pm
Thur - 12 - 4pm
Saturday - 9 - 1pm

While visiting our premises please comply with physical distancing and hand hygiene requirements.

Support from Maxisoy and Energreen

Many Thanks to Maxisoy and Energreen for Sposoring Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled as the 2019 Sponsored Community Group.|
Sunshine Coast is very thankful to receive donations of Maxisoy for our horse herd. Please help support this business who is supporting us. 

New Volunteer Training - Orientation and Induction in 2020

New volunteers will be offered Orientation and Induction on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month from 1-3pm.
Please come with closed in footwear, sun-smart clothing and your sense of fun!


The next SCRDA sausage sizzle days are Thursday 19th March and Thursday 16th April 2020.

Thanks to Bunnings, Noosaville for all your support in allowing us to run Sausage Sizzles.