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SARDA Gauteng is a Non-Profit Organisation that offers free therapeutic riding to physically and mentally challenged children and young adults who cannot afford it. We also offer other interactive equine activities to those unable, too frail or too elderly to ride. We interact with the whole person; we strengthen the body, challenge the mind and lift the spirit. Therapeutic riding assists our riders in breaking out of marginalisation and integrating into a productive society.

We put the ABLE back into DISABLED

The majority of our riders are from disadvantaged backgrounds and live with a variety of disabilities including:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Mental retardation
  • Visual and hearing impairment
  • Genetic disorders

"Therapeutic Horseback riding is the use of horses and equine-assisted activities in order to achieve goals that enhance physical, emotional, social, cognitive, behavioural and educational skills for people who have disabilities and those with learning problems and social problems. Equine movement offers well-modulated sensory input to vestibular, proprioceptive, tactile and visual channels. During therapeutic riding, we are able to positively influence the following systems: postural, sensory, motor, movement grading, respiratory control, sensory integration and attentional skills."
- Diana Coetzer, Hypnotherapist

South African Riding for the Disabled Association Gauteng
The EARTH Centre
125 Peter Road, Ruimsig
Tel: 011 958 5044
Office hours: 08:30-15:30 Monday to Friday
(The Centre is closed over weekends)
SARDA Gauteng Banking Details
Nedbank - Clearwater 182 505
Account No. 1983 100 749
Universal Branch code 198 765

Please fill in a Donation form if you make any deposits so that we may thank you and also if you require a Section 18A or BEE certificate for any donation you make. Many thanks.