Horse riding

 

RDA trailer remote speed control

A Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) school uses a small tractor to tow a powered machine. The speed control lever is mounted on the tractor with plastic pipe clips which allows it to be detached easily when necessary.

Mounting block for disabled riders

A branch of the Riding for the Disabled charity needed a wider mounting block to allow two people to help the rider if necessary, instead of only one. The new block was made from marine ply and treated pine, in two parts bolted together for easier transport. The handrail from the old block was re-used. […]

Horse mounting platform – transportable

Mandy had been advised by her physiotherapist that horse riding would be beneficial for her multiple sclerosis problems, but she needed a platform to mount her horse. The platform was to be transportable so she could ride in different places. The solution was to make a thirty inch high platform, two feet by three feet, […]

Horse mounting platform

Karon, in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, had been recommended to continue riding but could not mount her horse from a normal height block. A platform with steps was provided. Karon can now step astride her horse easily. 1+

Horse feed transporter

The client, who has had a stroke, wanted to be able to continue caring for her horse, but was unable to carry its feed to the paddock as she only had use of one arm. An extra set of wheels was added to a motorised golf trolley to enable it to support a flat base of […]