• 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.

Companion Dog Show – Saturday 26 September 2015

We are delighted to announce our fifth Companion Dog Show (to be held under KC Rules) will be taking place at the Centre on Saturday 26 September 2015.  Gates open at 9am with Judging starting at 10am. In both Indoor and Outdoor (weather permitting) rings.  Entries are £1 per class, per dog, taken in the ring.  There will be Pedigree Classes (please note CC, RCC and JW winners are NOT eligible to enter), Novelty Classes, ...

Posted at August 13, 2015

Vacancies – Project CELT Equine Learning Coach and Equine Therapy Coach

Clwyd Special Riding Centre has been successful in a bid to the Big Lottery Fund for £249,842. Project CELT – Centre for Equine Learning and Therapy - will enable people with complex medical conditions and additional learning needs to access equine learning and therapy in a purpose built building and specific external area. The facility will be fully inclusive and have a mechanical interactive horse, interactive SMART board, ceiling track hoist, height adjustable sink and work stations, a therapy bed ...

Posted at August 11, 2015

Hampton Vet Centre, Malpas – Fundraiser

On Thursday 3rd September, 2015, at 7.30pm, Hampton Veterninary Centre is hosting a Summer BBQ and Equine Client Evening.  The guest speaker, Professor Andy Durham, BSc BVSc CertEP DEIM DipECEIM MRCVS, will be talking about 'Equine Cushing's Syndrome and Laminitis', a very interesting topic for all of us involved with horses and ponies.  Tickets are available from the practice on 01948 820 345 and cost just £3.00 which includes a raffle. Professor Durham is from Liphook ...

Posted at August 7, 2015

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

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

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