Special Olympics Portugal 2022 National Championship
3 Riders from NECI compete in the Special Olympics National Championships
2º Regional Championships for Special Olympics
Today was the second Regional Special Olympics Portugal – Algarve competition hosted by Riding for the disabled Barlavento at our base Centro Hípico Quinta do Paraíso Alto. A huge Thankyou to all of our volunteers for all of their hard work to make these events possible for our riders Thankyou also to Bruno CAvalinhos for […]
Help us get a new shed!
Our equipment shed is looking rather worse for wear!
We’re back in the saddle!
Today we had our first session of 2022. It’s great to be back up and running!
Hippotherapy sessions re-open
It is with great pleasure that we bring you the news that we have restarted some of our Hippotherapy sessions.
CANCELLED Special Olympics Qualifier – March 20th
In light of the current situation we would like to inform you that all RDB sessions are cancelled until further notice. Please take care and stay safe. We hope to get back to normality ASAP.
Awards won at the Disabled Special Olympics – October 18th
The Riding for the Disabled Special Olympics Regional Competition was held on 18th October at Bensafrim. RDB entered 9 Competitors for the competition: 5 from NECI, 2 from Algoz and 2 from Santo Amaro. These are the medals we won: WORKING TRAIL Sofia Sabas (Level CI) – 1ºplace Vera Alves (Level CS) – 1ºplace Raquel Correia (Level CS) – […]
Special Olympics Regionals in Bensafrim
The Riding for the Disabled Special Olympics Regional Competition will be held on 18th October 2019 at Bensafrim. RDB will be entering 9 Competitors for the competition: 5 from NECI, 2 from Algoz and 2 from Santo Amaro. Please try and come to support our riders. It will be interesting as there will be a […]
Goodbye to Tanja!
We are sad to say goodbye to Tanja Rai, but everyone at Riding For The Disabled would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to Tanja. We wish her all the best with her new business venture, which is her own physiotherapy business in Lagos. Here is David Hibbert presenting Tanja with with a reminder of her […]
Results of the Special Olympics Nationals at Braga
Sue, Angela and all the riders from NECI and Santo Amaro are now on their way back to the Algarve from Braga – all extremely tired but happy after 2 gruelling days of travel and competition. Sue has sent through the results and they are as follows: Cristina Silva CI. Gold Lucélia Gloria CS Gold […]
Kevin Lortan makes a birthday donation
On behalf of Riding For The Disabled, David Hibbert recently received a cheque for 1,170 euro’s from Kevin Lortan, owner of The Garden restaurant in Lagos. Kevin recently celebrated his 50th birthday and instead of presents he requested that people make cash donations for Riding For The Disabled. Not only that, but Kevin agreed to […]
British Ambassador visits RDB
On her recent visit to the Algarve the British Ambassador Mrs Kirsty Hayes requested that she could make a visit to Riding For The Disabled. The meeting took place in Almancil and David Hibbert from Riding For The Disabled (Barlavento) was invited to attend. There was a short demonstration by some of the disabled riders […]