RDA Blackwater Horses

Our horses come from a variety of backgrounds, including retired stock, racing and Pony Club horses. All horses are trialled for suitability before they are integrated into the RDA program.
RDA offers our horses a new lease on life.


Age: 17 years
Height: 14.2hh
Breed: Quarter Horse Mare
Coat: Chestnut
Chilli is retired from Pony Club and has spent all her life doing show jumping, dressage, cross country and gymkhana events. She is a very mellow girl, who does anything asked of her. However, she doesn’t mind a quick bite, so we have to be careful.
Chilli has been used in the RDA since its inception last year. A very reliable, safe RDA mount.


Age: 12 years
Height: 14.3hh
Breed: Australian Stock Horse
Coat: Black/brown
Herman is a Pony Club mount, taking his rider to show jumping, dressage and gymkhana events. Herman is very laid back and has a great non flappable temperament, making him ideal as an RDA horse.


Age: 14 years
Height: 16hh
Breed: Standardbred Mare
Coat: Black/brown
Martha is a retired pacer, who won quite a few of her races. Now she is teaching beginner riders and doing a wonderful job. Martha has a very loving and quiet nature.
Age: 26 years
Height: 15hh
Breed: Australian Stock Horse
Coat: Bay
Smurf is a retired stock horse, who was used for camp drafting and mustering in his working days. He is now enjoying his retirement and teaching young riders.
Smurf is a very safe, quiet mount for all beginners, but needs a lot of TLC because of his age.


Age: 14 years
Height: 16hha
Breed: Thoroughbred Gelding
Coat: Chestnut
Turbo has been there and done it all. He has done a lot of dressage and show jumping in his previous life.
Turbo is just starting his RDA career. He has a very tolerant nature and doesn’t mind children climbing all over him.


Age: 6 years
Height: 14.2hh
Breed: Standardbred Gelding
Coat: Liver Chestnut
Bundy is just starting his career at Pony Club and RDA. He has a lovely nature, and will make an excellent RDA horse.


Age: 16 years
Height: 16.2hh
Breed: Thoroughbred Warmblood Cross Gelding
Coat: Grey
Bluey is a real gentleman and has a lovely flowing motion ideal for RDA. He has a lovely nature and is not fazed by anything.
Children love to ride Bluey because he is so tall.

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