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Can you give a couple of hours? Volunteering is such a rewarding experience

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Who we help

We help enrich the lives of disabled children & adults from the Harrogate area

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Ride Information

Find out more about the riding sessions, Carriage Rides and Stan our mechanical horse.

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FPDRG Enlightening lives

Our aim is to provide opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities to enjoy the unique benefits of horse riding and carriage driving. Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group see disability as a starting point from which everyone can achieve something.

The Group is entirely self-supporting and for us to continue providing riding and carriage driving, we always need more volunteers. We do not incur salary costs but we still need to raise about £3,000 a month to cover our riding and carriage driving costs.  Can you help us by volunteering or giving us a donation?

Autism & Me

“My name is Rory Hoy, I’m a  Music Producer/DJ  and I’m autistic . I volunteer each week at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group, and I absolutely love it!

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£400 Raised - Great North Run 2017

Since I turned 40 a few years ago I've been setting myself challenges, I've really got into running & along with my running buddy Lisa we decided that a half marathon would be good challenge and what better one to enter than The Great North Run. We both discussed raising money for a charity with Freddie (my son) in mind and as a family we have always been grateful for FDRG and for all they have done for Freddie, so what better way to give back than to raise money & complete the challenge. So we both entered, I was lucky enough to get in through the ballot and the training started.
 
Whilst completing the GNR I felt really proud & humbled at all the amazing 57'000 people running for someone loved & lost, for a charity close to their heart or just running for the challenge. 

The 13.1 miles is the most I have ever run in my life, it was truly a challenge but I enjoyed every minute.
I'm proud to say I raised £400 which is amazing, so this will go towards ensuring other children get to experience the great work that you guys do at FDRG. 
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