• 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.

Christmas Fair

Our annual Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday, 6th December, between 10am and 2pm. There is a modest admission fee for adults but children are admitted free. We are ready to receive items for our stalls now. We are asking, please, for good quality crockery, jewellery, books, toys,  cds, produce, bags, Christmas decorations, scarves, perfumes and toiletries and especially wooden items which are always popular with our shoppers. We will be very happy, please, to receive new ...

Posted at October 3, 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

Companion Dog Show Saturday 27th September, 2014

The Companion Dog Show, held at CSRC on Saturday, 27th September, 2014, was a fantastic day. The weather was kind to us, the ladies selling drinks, sandwiches, cakes and bacon baps did a roaring trade and entries into the dog show were up on numbers. A great day was had by all.  Thank you so much to everyone who supported this event - visitors, competitors and volunteers. All the dogs were so well behaved, it was lovely ...

Posted at September 9, 2014

Marathon Man running again….

Simon Cottle, the son of our Hon Treasurer ran the ultramarathon in Colarado last year raising an incredible £11,000 for the Centre. This year, he has set himself another challenge, running a marathon a day through the Austrian and Swiss Alps, at altitude. Simon has set up a Virgin Money Giving page for donations. Please visit Simon Cottle's  page if you wish to make a donation towards this challenge.  Good luck Simon, hope the training is going well, and ...

Posted at June 27, 2014

June Newsletter!

Our new June Newsletter is now available to download, hope you enjoy reading it and catching up on all the news.

Posted at June 24, 2014

Have you any old bikes to donate?

Mr Lane, one of our valued volunteers, often repairs bikes which have been donated which are then sold to raise funds for the Centre.  The bikes soon go once the work has been done and Mr Lane is in need of some more to work on, please. So, if you have an old bike in the garden shed or garage, one that the children have outgrown, one that you may no longer use, please do consider ...

Posted at January 21, 2014

Easyfundraising.org.uk Christmas shopping…..

We are approaching that time of year again - Christmas!! If you are planning to 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 eg 1.5% with Amazon, 6%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 ...

Posted at October 22, 2013

Applying to ride, drive or vault?

All 23 of our special horses are used for RDA sessions. The welfare of our horses is the first priority when they are selected for use. They must be at least 5 yrs old, sound and fit for the work required of them. They are all trained for riding and some are trained to carriage drive and equestrian vault. They must be willing to do their work happily. Here at CSRC our ...

Posted at April 9, 2013

Have you visited our re-vamped shop yet?

Did you know we have a shop on site?  Next time you visit, why not have a browse? We sell clothing, socks, hats & gloves, gifts, crafts and stationery plus we have a great stock of second-hand jodhpurs, jackets and boots available. We also have plenty of children's books along with bric-a-brac and CDs and DVDs available. In our common room is a bookshelf stacked with second hand books, all very reasonably priced, which include fiction and ...

Posted at January 17, 2013