• Holidays

    Find out about the wonderful holidays we offer at Clwyd Special Riding Centre.

  • Meet The Groups

    Get to know the RDA groups that use our centre regularly.

  • Adopt A Pony

    Learn how to adopt a pony from Clwyd Special Riding Centre.

  • Donations

    Discover how beneficial donations are here at the riding centre and how you can help.

Welcome To The Clwyd Special Riding Centre Website!

Clwyd Special Riding Centre situated in Llanfynydd near Wrexham in North Wales is a registered charity run by a group of volunteers. Every week it welcomes over 200 people of all ages with special needs who benefit from the pleasure and stimulation of riding, carriage-driving and equestrian vaulting. This unique Centre also provides residential riding holidays for groups of people with special needs from all over the UK and abroad.

We are now collecting stamps….

To help with fundraising, one of our very kind volunteers has agreed to help us to collect used postage stamps but we need your help too, as always. Please would you consider collecting your used postage stamps for us? You will need to cut off the stamps from the envelope, leaving a couple of centimetres of envelope around the stamp. There are now 2 collecting boxes at the Centre, one in the indoor arena and the other ...

Posted at June 16, 2015

Vacancy at CSRC for Equine Coordinator.

Equine Coordinator £18,500 pro rata, 24 hours per week,  to include some evening and weekend work. There is a requirement to undertake evening stable checks for 1/2 nights per week and therefore shared accommodation is available for this post. Clwyd Special Riding Centre is looking for an Equine Coordinator who will manage all equine related matters to include managing a committed team and the production of a highly effective equine workforce.  The successful applicant will have proven experience ...

Posted at June 9, 2015

Rhos Male Voice Choir Update

Thank you to The Rhos Male Voice Choir, The Reverend Canon Tudor Hughes at All Saints' Church, Gresford and everyone who contributed to making the recent concert such a successful evening.  We are delighted to announce that the magnificent sum of of £1,900 was raised.      

Posted at May 28, 2015

Airbus Community Awards – Great News!

Further to our appeal for votes in respect of the Airbus Community Awards, we are absolutely delighted to announce that we have won the top award of £3500.  We have today attended a presentation event at the Airbus Visitor Centre in Broughton, to which the 10 short-listed charities were invited.   As the winners were announced in ascending order, it gradually dawned that we were definitely going to receive one of the three top prizes ...

Posted at April 15, 2015

Horse & Pet Car Boot Sale – Update

Bernard Corbett & Co, Malpas,  very kindly held a Horse & Pet Car Boot Sale on Saturday, 28 March 2015 with donations to ourselves.  We are delighted to announce that we have received the sum of £118 and would like to thank everyone involved - it is greatly appreciated.

Posted at March 19, 2015

Carriage Driving volunteers needed

The Wrexham Group RDA is seeking new volunteers on a Monday afternoon or a Thursday evening.  If you can spare a couple of hours to help to run carriage driving sessions please contact Eve Tilston on 01352 770 446 No experience is necessary but a willingness to learn is essential as is the willingness to work outdoors and around the wonderful RDA horses. There are two taster sessions planned, on Mon 16th March, 2 - 4 pm ...

Posted at March 9, 2015

Bertie is looking for a new home.

Bertie is a 14.2hh black gelding ready for a new home - he enjoys hacking/driving and would like to find a home where he can continue this work. He is forward going and active and would be ideal for a small adult to hack out on. Please contact Diane Williams, Equine Manager, CSRC on 01352 770 446 for further information or to arrange to come to see Bertie.

Posted at February 24, 2015

Diary dates

To see all of the events planned at CSRC this coming year, just pop onto our diary page.  Another busy year ahead for everyone!

Posted at January 23, 2015

Easyfundraising – for all of your shopping, all year round.

If you do any shopping on line, then please consider registering with easyfundraising.org.uk    A percentage or a fee will be earned by shopping with certain retailers, all of the top retailers can be found there including Thomas Cook if you are booking a holiday.... eg 1.5% with Amazon, 5%with The Body Shop You will need to register on the easyfundraising.org.uk website but this is a very simple process.  Once registered you can then sign in, look for Clwyd Special Riding ...

Posted at November 17, 2014

Fund raising events

We have a great band of supporters who help with fundraising in many forms, from the Bingo at Llay British Legion to the Duck Race at Ffrith. We also have collecting tins scattered far and wide, including in the Wheeler Family Butcher shop in Corwen, the Crown in Corwen and the Harp too.  Collecting tins can also be found in Hawarden Castle Farm Shop and the Cross Keys in Llanfynydd. When the Centre attends events like the ...

Posted at October 3, 2014