RDA Maryborough Testimonials

M. Burton (Parent of Rider)

“just wanted to let you know that Lydia said she had an awesome time today and that she was proud of herself!! She said she couldn’t believe she done that! I have never heard her say that which was just wonderful to hear. Thank you so much. See you all after the holidays.”


Vicky Dearness (Teacher at Hervey Bay Special School and enthusiastic RDA volunteer)

“As a teacher at Hervey Bay Special School and a great supporter of Maryborough Riding For the Disabled I have pride and appreciation for both my students and the volunteers at MRDA. I have never had a group of students that have embraced the riding experience so willingly and this is solely due to the positive and supportive attitude of the team at MRDA!!! Just looking at my students faces demonstrates to me how much they love their time riding and the fact that each and every student has embraced this experience is solely due to the beautiful people at MRDA.”

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Kate Zikking (Parent of rider)

“My two son’s have Asperges & ADHD & they rode for the first time on Saturday & they loved it.The coaches & volunteers did a great job & I had complete trust in them.Thank you so much RDA”

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Karla Hoffmann (Parent of rider)

“My daughter adores her RDA sessions, it barely feels like therapy when it’s so much fun but we can see it helping in lots of areas.”

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Mel Moffett (Grandparent of rider)

“Thanks for the amazing job you all do. Our grandson, Khan loves riding days and was so proud of his ” gold cup ” he won.”


Wendy Tong (Parent of Rider)

“Thanks again to you all. The service you provide out of the goodness of your own hearts is amazing!”


Aubrey Rigby (Parent of Rider)

“Wonderful organisation. You make such a difference. Keep up the good work.”


Bruce Thorpe (Volunteer)

“As a recently recruited volunteer at RDA Maryborough I am constantly amazed at the changes many of our riders have made in their posture and confidence since commencing riding with us. In several cases Parents have commented on how much their child has improved. I think this is what it is all about, the big smiles when they arrive and put their helmets on and obvious enjoyment as they ride their horses. This is what makes being a volunteer so worthwhile.”