Riding for the Disabled Association (NSW) Tall Timbers Centre is a volunteer organisation that provides fun and engaging horse-related programs to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Our Centre also offers life skills programs, equine related programs and occupational therapy. Riders can participate at a therapeutic, recreational or competitive level.

RDA programs cater for people with disabilities such as intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, injuries resulting from accidents, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, Down syndrome, visual and hearing impairments, autism and amputees.

RDA (NSW) Tall Timbers Centre is situated on 25 acres in Box Hill, approximately 1 hour’s drive north-west of Sydney CBD in NSW.    We operate six days a week providing facilities for approximately 180 people with disabilities per annum who come from schools, care centres and individually.

Tall Timbers is staffed by a paid Coach and several volunteer Coaches, together with a paid Administrator, a full-time Horse Manager, a full time coach/admin assistant, a paid Life Skill Program Co-ordinator and casual staff coaches.

Volunteers assist the riders and lead horses as well as assisting with the life skills program, fundraising and property maintenance.

National Disability Insurance Scheme - NDIS 

RDA(NSW) Tall Timbers Centre is an NDIS Provider that provides services to Participants under Participate Community and Develop Life Skills funding groups. 

Service NSW Active Kids Vouchers 

RDA(NSW) Tall Timbers Centre is an Active Kids Provider and accepts Vouchers to offset the cost of participating in our programs.