Giddy Up – Horse Riding is For Everyone!


In this the Year of the Horse we celebrate all things equine. DA Victoria is a not for profit organization that enables individuals with a variety of disabilities, ages and backgrounds to develop independence, a sense of freedom and to reach their equestrian goals, through adaptive

Colac has its own:

Time: Tuesday 10:00am-12:30pm in line with the school term. Closed for winter

Centre Contact:

Location: Colac Adult Riding Club

RDAV Colac has been operating for over 30 years and is located on an idyllic setting of rolling hills, trees and kookaburras. It is a very pleasant outlook which is great for trail rides. The centre is composed of a cheerful and dedicated group of twenty volunteers and two coaches aged 18-80 years. Colac horses are agisted at the grounds throughout the working term and during holidays go home with volunteers willing to look after them. Each year the Colac group organizes a fundraising luncheon where volunteers cook up a three course meal to make anyone smile. It is so popular that the same patrons return year after year.
Colac has sixteen clients who each ride half an hour at the cost of $2. The lesson consists of basic riding instructions and also time to play games; the aim being to improve their balance, confidence, hand eye coordination and interaction with the helpers.


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