Susie Elliot MBE

With extensive experience of developing and running RDA centres, Susie joined Border Group RDA in 1968. From 1994 to 2012 she provided athlete support on the Australian Para dressage team, and in 1995 she became regional chairman RDA Edinburgh and Borders and was part of a team that raised millions of pounds to build five indoor riding facilities to extend riding opportunities for disabled people. From 2007 – 2016 she was a trustee at Equibuddy, a specialist RDA group that brought highly schooled horses for riding and vaulting into RDA. From 2008 to 2017 Susie sat on the RDA UK board with a remit for remit communications. She’s currently a member of the RDA National Championship and International Conference committees, is the chair of Border Group RDA. Susie was recognised for over 50 years of outstanding contribution to RDA at the Horsescotland Awards in March 2019 by Ed Bracher, CEO of RDA UK. Her area of interest as a trustee on the board of Equi-Power is to see a new facility up and running in Central Scotland.