• 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.

Hippotherapy Conference

The first hippotherapy conference in Wales is  being hosted by Lynne Munro our RDA Regional Physiotherapist (Lynne also leads the hippotherapy sessions held on Fridays, here at CSRC). The conference is being held at the Wrexham Medical Institute, Technology Park Centre,  Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, Ll13 7YP on Thursday 26th June, 2014, between 9.00am and 3.00pm. Tickets are available at £25 each (contact CSRC on 01352 770446). There will be no refund for non attendance, the fee will be treated as a ...

Posted at April 4, 2014

Easter bag packing at M&S, Wrexham

It is that time of year again!  We need willing volunteers, please, to go bag packing at M&S, Eagles Meadow, Wrexham, over the Easter break. If you have some time spare, Wednesday 16th - Saturday 19th April, please contact Eve Tilston, our Volunteer Coordinator.  Any help you can offer will be very much appreciated.  Eve will issue a car park pass and M&S make us all very welcome.  THANK YOU! 

Posted at March 11, 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

Newsletter Available for Download!

Please find our latest newsletter available for download to the right of our home page for updates on the going's on here at CSRC.

Posted at December 30, 2013


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 Special Riding Centre as the charity you wish to support, ...

Posted at October 22, 2013

Fundraising Event – Marathon Woman!

Sarah-Jane Maples, whose dad, John, volunteers for CSRC, for Hope Mountain RDA and for the Hippotherapy team, is running a full marathon in London and a half marathon the week after, in Cardiff, to raise funds for CSRC and MacMillan Cancer Support.  Should you wish to donate to Sarah-Jane's mission, please go onto the Virgin Money Giving website and look for Sarah-Jane's page. Donating this way is quick and easy and Virgin Money Giving will even sort out the Gift Aid, if applicable, ...

Posted at September 23, 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