Blue

Blue

Blue is a 14.1hh cob who has been at the HRDA centre since 2015. Blue is one of the most popular ponies on the yard (not that we are supposed to have favourites!). He has a brilliant calm temperament and is trained to be mounted via the hoist or mounting area. He is ridden by a large variety of riders from the experienced to those coming for their first time. All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Blue can carry up to 79kg. 
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Poppy

Poppy

Poppy is a 14.2hh Irish Cob She has a calm and quiet nature. She came to us via a trekking centre in Wales and is a total angel to work with. 2010 born Poppy, is settling into the role very well and is ready very popular with everyone at HRDA! All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Poppy can carry up to 83kg. 
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Lady

Lady

HRDA brought Lady in 2017  from a riding centre in Wales.  She is a 15hh Skewbald Irish cob, DOB 2006. Lady loves cuddles and has a really sweet nature which provides riders with a great opportunity to develop and progress their ability and skills All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Lady can carry up to 86kg. 
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Riley

Riley

Riley is 12.3hh Bay Gelding who is on loan to RDA during term time.  He was born in 2007. Riley is very versatile and popular with the younger riders. He is very friendly and enjoys meeting his riders All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Riley can carry up to 57kg. 
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Dinky

Dinky

Dinky is a 12hh piebald gelding with lots of character! He is the youngest RDA pony at the centre, born in 2013. He has received lots of training from the staff to enable him to become an excellent RDA pony which means he is very good at looking after his riders and making sure they have some fun whilst learning how to ride. All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Dinky can carry up to 53kg. 
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MG

MG

MG is a very happy chappie! MG loves attention, so if you visit please make sure you visit has stable.  MG has been at the HRDA centre since 2012. The local MG Owners Club helped to fund his purchase, hence his name 'MG'. MG is 13.2hh, piebald, cob born in 2007. He is great for introducing children to riding and is never phased by the loudest of noises. All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, MG can carry up to 64kg. 
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Tilly

Tilly

Tilly was donated to us by the Chase family in 2017, when sadly their sons out grew her. She is a grey, 11.2hh Section A Welsh Pony, born in 2003. She has given a number of riders their first experience of sitting on a pony and she loves cuddles. All HRDA horses have a maximum weight carrying capacity for their health and welfare – this weigh varies from horse to horse, Tilly can carry up to 47kg.     
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Steady Eddie, the mechanical horse

Steady Eddie, the mechanical horse

Steady Eddie is our mechanical horse and is a key member of our herd and always keeps his stable nice and clean! Our riders are able to mount him by mounting block or by our sling hoist, which enables wheel chair users to mount him. Riders love to have a lesson on Eddie so that they can improve their balance, position, and have the physio benefits of the movement of the horse in a controlled and secure environment. Eddie is able to wear a variety of saddles which mean we can tailor him to suit his riders.
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