Therapeutic horse riding for persons living with disabilities. South African Riding for the Disabled Association (SARDA) was established in Cape Town in 1973 by Belinda Sampson and Joy Finlay.
SARDA’s purpose is to provide training and therapeutic horse riding classes for persons living with disabilities. Attendance of all beneficiaries is subject to the consent of their medical advisors.
All classes aim to promote social wellbeing and to improve the quality of participants lives through training, exercise, recreation and rehabilitation.
SARDA in line with its constitution, also avails its facilities to Medical Professionals for research into the beneficial effects of riding for all types of disability.
SARDA relies on fund raising to sustain its operations and to grow its operations in furtherance of its objects.