Riding for the Disabled Association Queensland (RDAQ) assists people with disabilities interact with horses through Riding, Dressage, Carriage Driving, Vaulting and therapeutic programs.


  • Has 17 centres operating throughout Queensland
  • Caters for 500 participants
  • Centres are predominately run by volunteers, with recruitment, training and retention of volunteers seen as a high priority
  • 500 volunteers help our special riders achieve their personal goals through participation in our sporting and therapeutic equestrian activities in a safe and supportive environment

RDAQ recognises the importance of building social networks and relationships. Each Centre assists in meeting the emotional, physical and social needs of its participants.

RDA Queensland

The safety of our riders and volunteers is always a priority and concern. Our Coaches, Volunteers and Support Staff work closely together to plan and deliver our programs to ensure maximum safety and high quality outcomes for participating children/young people and their families.

RDAQ is part of a worldwide movement and is affiliated to RDA Australia. It is associated with the Equestrian Federation of Australia (EFA). Special Olympics Qld and the Pony Club of Queensland.


Contact Details

Postal Address
PO Box 529
Burpengary   QLD   4505
Administration Officer
Di Adderley
T: 07 3888 5277

Visit the RDA QLD website at www.rdaq.org.au