Totara Park Riding for the Disabled

  Auckland
Organisation page created in the Kiwi Kids category
Share   Donate

Help us sponsor our pony Saint so we can keep providing our therapy at a low cost to our local riders.

Main image

  Auckland Rehabilitation Disability In Need

We are one of the 56 Riding for the Disabled Groups in New Zealand, based at Totara Park, Manukau.

We provide interaction with horses to develop increased ability, independence and self worth for children and adults with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges.

Our greatest expense is our horses - our main assets! Without them there would be no riding therapy for people with disabilities in our community. It costs at least $8000 each year to look after the health and welfare of one RDA horse.

As our riders only pay a very small fee of $12 a ride, we are left with a significant short fall every week.

More about us

We are one of the 55 Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Groups in New Zealand, based at Totara Park in Manukau.

We provide interaction with horses to develop increased ability, independence and self worth for children and adult with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges.

We provide therapeutic programmes and horse riding activities to facilitate the training and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities whose physical and mental health is likely to benefit from such participation.

Use of funds

The funds with be used to pay for essential equipment, gear and food for our primary therapy pony Saint. As our riders only pay a small fee of $12 a ride, we are left with a significant short fall for every week. Each horse costs $8000 per year to maintain.


Latest donations

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 16 Jun 2019

    $30

    $30

  • Mel Gallagher

    Mel Gallagher on 16 Jun 2019

    $50

    Love the work RDA Totara Park do, wonderful people doing awesome things, thank you

    $50

  • Rena

    Rena on 15 Jun 2019

    $25

    U guys do an awesome job

    $25

  • Michael

    Michael on 28 Jun 2018

    $100

    In loving memory and dedication to Carole, whose husband John is very dear to me.

    $100

  • Noeline Berkett

    Noeline Berkett on 13 Jun 2018

    Private

    In memory of my lifelong friend, who rode ponies with me 60+ years ago, Carole Sanders, Totara Park RDA

    Private


Who's involved?

Totara Park Riding for the Disabled's avatar
Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, Totara Park Riding for the Disabled

Page Moderated The page has been checked by our team to make sure it complies with our terms and conditions.

Gallery


Got a question for the page owner?

One question has been asked already. Check it out and ask yours here.

Any concerns?

Report this page
You might notice some changes - we've updated our page layout to give a better experience. We think we've hit the mark, but if something's not right, please let us know by emailing feedback@givealittle.co.nz.
Share
Share a link to this page to help spread the word

  Facebook

  Twitter

  Email

  Copy Link

  Embed

×