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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2307: tabled on 23 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Riding for the Disabled Association, which was founded in 1969, on its 50th anniversary; recognises the opportunities that the charity provides to ride and carriage drive to more than 25,500 people with disabilities at 500 groups across the UK; appreciates the therapeutic benefits of riding for people with disabilities and the positive effect on health, wellbeing and self-confidence; understands the benefits of riding for children and adults with disabilities were increasingly being realised during the 1960s with the formation of the Advisory Council on Riding for the Disabled; notes that by 1966 there were 23 known disabled riding groups around the UK leading to the eventual formation of the Riding for the Disabled Association; acknowledges the outstanding levels of coaching and therapy provided almost entirely by 18,000 volunteers; and wishes the charity all the success for the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.