Riding for the Disabled

 

Fun and Education Through Farming

Larkrise Community Farm

West Ashton Road

Trowbridge

Wiltshire

BA14 6DQ

 

 

Registered Charity Number: 1070688

 

 

Telephone: 01225 751675

 

Email: office@larkrisefarm.org.uk

 

 

 

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED

 

Wendy set up our highly successful Larkrise RDA Group in 2012.

Our friendly, highly trained team of staff and volunteers help children and adults with special needs enjoy the multi-sensory experiences of horse-riding.

We offer 30 minute lessons to individuals, as well as to local Special Schools.

An initial assessment of the rider is carried out prior to lessons taking place.

For full details including prices and availability, please call us on: 01225 751675;

email: manager@larkrisefarm.org.uk. ;

or use the contact form on our Contact Page.

 

 

I Saw a Child

 

I saw a child who couldn't walk,

sit on a horse, laugh and talk.

Then ride it through a field of daisies

and yet he could not walk unaided.

 

I saw a child no legs below,

sit on a horse, and make it go

through wood of green and places he had

never been to sit and stare, except from a chair.

 

I saw a child who could only crawl,

mount a horse and sit up tall;

Then put it through degrees of paces

and laugh at the wonder in our faces.

 

I saw a child born into strife,

take up and hold the reins of life,

and that same child, was heard to say,

Thank God for showing me the way.....

 

John Anthony Davies

Merger with Hampsley Hollow and Lacock RDA, September 2018

 

In September 2018 we finalised our merger with another RDA group formerly known as Hampsley Hollow and Lacock RDA.

 

Our new group is called Larkrise/ Hampsley RDA Group.

 

We are delighted to welcome the Trustees, coaches and riders from Hampsley and Lacock to Larkrise RDA and look forward to working together for many years to come.

 

As well as welcoming the people, we are also really pleased to add piebald cobs, Merlin and Tommy to our equine section, to cope with the increased number of adult riders.

 

Larkrise Community Farm

 

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