Mission, Vision, & Core Values
Riding for Smiles’ (RfS) mission is to enrich the lives of young people and adults through the opportunity to be involved in a range of equestrian experiences.
RfS mission is to be a leader in providing equestrianism for young people who are disabled; physically or mentally; disadvantaged, or in need of distraction or relief from hurt and pain.
RfS mission is to be a leader in providing equestrianism experiences that are determined and specified for the special educational needs (SEN) of the young person.
RfS will positively target young people. However, the opportunity will be extended to people of all ages.
RfS will partner with Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre (CCEC) in order to deliver a range of activities.
RfS will partner with a professional in special educational needs so that experiences are planned, monitored, and evaluated.
RfS will use all its best endevours to nurture these two very valued relationships.
RfS will seek grant funding to enable experiences to de delivered at zero / low cost to the participant.
Appropriateness – RfS will endevour to provide experiences that are suitable, relevant and beneficial to every young person.
Inclusivity – RfS will seek to provide a range of experiences which will enable all young people to participate regardless of their disability or financial status.
Kindness – CCEC number one core value is ‘kindness to animals’. CCEC and RfS will embrace this core value, kindness to our users instilling kindness to each other and to all animals.
Respect – Riding for Smiles will be understanding and sympathetic to all problems and needs and will treat everyone with equality and respect.