I have been involved in RDA for many years and began volunteering when a previous Physiotherapist moved South. I then completed the training to enable me to offer hippotherapy and also qualified as an RDA coach.
I thoroughly enjoy the lovely enabling atmosphere at RDA sessions and am still often surprised by the amazing things that happen when a horse and human meet. As a physiotherapist I feel it is a movement session that is hard to replicate by other more traditional methods.
I love seeing the joy on a riders face when he or she starts to control the pony. I hope to encourage many more therapists to become involved.