Four new coaches have joined the roster at Richmond and Catterick Riding for the Disabled group.

Disabled children and adults ride on Wednesday mornings and Saturday afternoons at Catterick Garrison Saddle Club, and now the riders will be benefitting from the new coaches’ expertise.

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Mel, Alison, Bex and Izzy started as RDA volunteers but were keen to do more and during the past year gained their RDA Group Coach certificates.

Darlington and Stockton Times: New coaches for Riding for the Disabled

One of the four current coaches, Sheri Wild said: “We’re delighted that Mel, Alison, Bex and Izzy will be giving up their time to bring their new and exciting ideas to the group’s disabled riders.

"We welcome them to our volunteer coaching team.”