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Join Us in Making a Difference: Volunteer with Horsley, Bookham & Leatherhead RDA

Updated: May 27

At Horsley, Bookham & Leatherhead RDA our volunteers and ponies create moments of therapy, achievement, and joy for children and young adults with disabilities. We're on a mission to spread smiles, and we need your help!


About Us

At Horsley, Bookham & Leatherhead RDA, our dedicated team provides therapeutic horse riding sessions for children as young as four, up to young adults. Our riders come with a variety of disabilities, including Autism, Down's Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, and more.


What Volunteers Do

Volunteers are the backbone of our RDA. We're looking for individuals who have a passion for volunteering, enjoy the company of children and animals, and love being outdoors and active. Whether you have experience with horses or not, there's a role for you here.


We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

1.     Session Volunteers – weekly during term time

a.     Wednesday evening 6:30-8:30pm,

b.     Thursday afternoons 11:30-1:00 and 1:15-2:30 (one or both sessions)

c.      Friday afternoons, 11:30-1:00 and 1:15-2:30 (same, one or both sessions).


2.     Digital Marketing Volunteer - Ad hoc remote role

a few hours per month as required for events, local engagement and fundraising.


About being a Session Volunteer

As a volunteer, you'll help ensure the smooth and safe running of our riding lessons. This could involve leading a pony, assisting riders, or supporting our coaches during sessions. Most importantly, you'll bring your enthusiasm and flexibility to create a positive experience for everyone involved.


About being a Digital Marketing Volunteer

Are you passionate about digital marketing? We're seeking a volunteer to help us spread the word about our charity, events, and fundraising activities. With over 1000 followers on Facebook & Instagram, you'll play a vital role in engaging our community and making a real impact on local children and adults with disabilities. This will involve managing posts on our social channels and help with ad hoc blogs and regular newsletters.


Get Involved

If you're interested in joining our team or learning more about volunteering opportunities, please get in touch via email at or visit our website at




Join us in creating moments of joy and empowerment for our riders – together, we can make a difference!

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