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.

Membership for 2019 will be $35.  
Information on our Fees for 2019 will soon be available and published here.
Our sessions for 2018 are quickly coming to a close.
The last day for sessions will be Sat 1st December 2018.
The new timetable for all sessions in 2019 can now be found under Rider Information > Term Dates.
A new Membership Form for 2019 will also be available from 1st January 2019.
To assist with our accounting records, please do not pay for your 2019 membership until after 1st January 2019.
Your Expression of Interest Form for 2019 programs is available now.  This form can be used for new or returning participants.

School Holiday Camps in January 2019
These very popular School Holiday camps are on again in January, but will be held at the Verrierdale property.
Due to the summer heat we offer these camps from 8 am till 10.30 am
The 2019 Mini Camp Booking Form is now available with all the required information.
Confirm your booking interest by contacting 0468 493 893.

Find us at 2 Monak Rd, North Arm, Qld (between Yandina and Eumundi) - our main Centre. (If using GPS, just enter Monak Rd, North Arm)

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
Please reference your name or your invoice number when paying online.    
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.

Latest Committee Roles & Responsibilities Documents
Now available for download


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 

Job Vacancies and Opportunities
The second hand Saddlery Shop in Yandina has had some lovely new volunteers to help in the shop but we are always needing more. Thank you to these new volunteers!
Office Bookwork - If you are handy in the Office, can do accurate data entry and would like to help out, please contact us for more information.


Melbourne Cup Fund-Raising Luncheon at Eumundi Showgrounds
Many Thanks to Eumundi Rotary and Eumundi Showgrounds for hosting such a wonderful day!
Thanks to all who attended and helped out on the day.

EumunCar Boot Sale - Saturday 24th November from 8 am till midday at Eumundi Showgrounds.
This was a very successful day with this event to be held bi-annually. Watch this space for dates in 2019.

New Volunteer Training - Orientation and Induction in 2018       
New volunteers will be offered Orientation and Induction on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month from 1-3pm. (NB NO new volunteer training in December or January 2019!)
Please come with closed in footwear, sun-smart clothing and your sense of fun!
New Volunteer Training Week for the start of 2019 programs
A four day intensive block of Orientation, Induction and General training will be offered before the start of programs in 2019.
It will be on Tues 5th February - Friday 8th February from 9 am till 12 noon each day.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer in 2019, come along to these intensive training days to become familiar with the many aspects of volunteering at SCRDA.

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.

RST 2019 program commences on 9th February at 1pm with induction activities.
Register On-line

Ready, Set, Trot offers young children the opportunity to learn about horses, horse care and the start of riding. It is open to all children, from approx 8 and above.
Contact the Centre on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and to see if this is the right program for you.


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 - 1/8 Farrell St, Yandina
Our Volunteers staff this income earning shop for us, but more volunteers are needed to keep the doors open.
If you can help staff the shop or help with online sales, please offer your help to the Shop Manager, Karen, on a Thursday.
It will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 10am - 4pm and 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.