• 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.

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

Bingo at Llay Royal British Legion, Saturday 24th January, 2015

On Saturday 24th Jan, 2015, there will be an afternoon of bingo held at Llay Royal British Legion to raise funds for the Centre.  The afternoon is organised by the mum of one of Wrexham Group RDA's young riders and we are very grateful for this support. Doors open at 1.30pm with 'Eyes Down' at 2.30pm. There will also be a raffle. Please do go along, if you can,  to support this event, it is a fun ...

Posted at January 6, 2015

Christmas Fair 2014

Our annual Christmas Fair raised a fantastic £7245.20 for Centre funds. Thank you so much to everyone who helped to set up, man the stalls, turned up to spend money and cleared up at the end of the day.  It was a very busy couple of  days for everyone. Your support is essential to the success of this event, our biggest fundraiser of the year. Thank you all, once again.

Posted at January 6, 2015

Marks & Spencer bag packing over Christmas 2014

We would like to say a huge and very grateful thank you very much to all of the volunteers who gave up yet more of their precious time in the run up to Christmas, to help with the bag packing at M&S in Wrexham. This event is a big fundraiser for the Centre but we could not do it without the continuing and valued support of all those who turn up.  It is very hard work but ...

Posted at January 6, 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

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

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