Horse Time and Pony Care Fundraisers

Spend some time with one of our horses and help contribute to the ongoing costs of running our RDA programs. Read more

Thank you

We would like to recognise the many organisations, Service Clubs and supporters who have assisted RDA(NSW) Tall Timbers Centre, without their generosity our program would not be possible. Read more

Our Newsletter

Our newsletter, The Tall Timbers' Times, is produced three times per year in March, August and November. It has great stories about our participants and activities. You can get a copy of it here. Read more

Calendar of Events

Check in here to see what's happening at Tall Timbers Centre and how you can help. Read more

Commbank Foundation Grassroots Grant

Tall Timbers will use the funds to set up a framework to incorporate Allied Health Professionals to enhance outcomes in our therapeutic equine based programs for people with disabilities – an exciting new project for our Centre. Read more

Thank you to The Primary Club of Australia

We are so grateful for the support we received to install an access ramp to our outdoor arena with their generous donation of $33050 to pay for the ramp in full. This facility will enable safe access to and from the arena for our clients and will open up new opportunities for people with mobility challenges to participate in our Senses and Fun program. Read more

The Hills Charity Gala Ball

The Hills Annual Charity Gala Ball raised $40k plus an ongoing donation of Head to Hoof supplies from Equine Consulting Services. Thank you to everyone who supported the evening at Biviano’s Restaurant. The event itself had a great show of support from our wider Hills Community. Read more

Support a Horse

If you'd like to support one of our wonderful horses please get in touch. $850 covers basic feed for one year. Read more

Wishlist

Every little bit helps us to provide our service. Here's a list of our latest needs. Read more

The difference we make

Our programs increase self esteem, enhance abilities and impact lives Read more

Leave a Bequest

Riding for the Disabled Association NSW Tall Timbers Centre offers an ideal way for you to leave a bequest in your Will to recognise your wishes and to be carefully managed to benefit your community. Read more

Holroyd School - Highlight of our Week

RDA has been a wonderful learning opportunity for the students from Holroyd School. It is truly fantastic that our students are able to access such a terrific program! Read more

Adam

For us, this is more than therapy for Adam – this is a way of accessing the community.  We are sincerely grateful.  Thank you for bringing such joy to our little boy’s life. Read more

Mia

...the program at Tall Timbers is nothing but pure magic. Read more

Burnie

I got an Award at the Volunteer Lunch -  The Volunteer Appreciation Award!  l almost missed my name  being called out because I did not  expect  to get it, it was a shock! Read more

Elizabeth

I get such a buzz out of these children seeing them progress from sometimes timid little individuals who find it hard to approach a horse, far less throw your leg across its back, to confident souls who love the horses and leaders. Read more

Alan

I go to Tall Timbers on Monday mornings 5 foot 9 and come home Monday afternoons 10 foot tall! Read more

Lindsay

I feel that I have gained so much more personally out of my involvement with RDA, the Riders, the Horses and the Volunteers than what I have contributed. Thank you. Read more

Cameron

Cameron feels so free on the horse; he loves the movements of the horse going for a quick walk & up and down in the paddock. Read more

New Hope School at Tall Timbers

Our staff have been impressed with the professionalism and care of the Riding for the Disabled staff, who have made our students feel welcome, understood their unique needs and ensured their safety. Read more

William - Senses & Fun Life Skills Program

I am absolutely astounded by the therapeutic benefits your organisation has contributed towards my brother, William, for so long, you have been such an inspiration to him, and I thank you so much. Read more

Anne-Maree Neal at Tall Timbers

From the very first day at RDA Tall Timbers I felt warmth and kindness from staff and volunteers. When you have a disability you can often experience a sense of being on the outside, of not belonging but at TT I have felt nothing but a sense of belonging, of being included and valued. Read more

Riverstone Public School at RDA Tall Timbers

Friday is the best day of the week for these six students who are gaining first-hand experience and insight into a totally different world; a world where they will no doubt develop a mutually respectful partnership with these ‘gentle giants’. Read more