All new volunteers will receive induction training on their first day. This will include a tour of the facilities and an introduction to RDA. Each State/Territory has a procedure for Volunteers to undergo a Police Clearance or Working With Children Clearance.
2. Basic Program Training
to watch videos on:
- Side Walking in RDA (Please note that in the Side Walking Video, the Double Hold is referred to as the Hand-over-thigh Hold in Australia)
- Leading in RDA
Thank you to New Zealand RDA for sharing their videos on volunteering.
3. Volunteer Training Resources
RDA Australia and our Program Delivery Consultative Committees have developed a number of resources to help with your training.
Volunteer Information Booklet - available at your centre
Everything you need to know about volunteering at RDA!
- Leading and Side Walking
- Emergency drills
- Safety around horses
- Fitting equipment
- Understanding disabilities
- Workplace Health and Safety
Saddle Fitting - coming soon