MRT News

Coronavirus and Muirfield Riding Therapy

Friday 13 March 2020

From Michelle Sutton, Chair, Muirfield Riding Therapy,

Hello everyone, the health and well being of our riders and volunteers is of paramount importance.  We are continually reviewing our position on the Coronavirus and will be updating on a weekly basis.

For the moment we will continue to offer riding therapy sessions and will do so in line with Government and National Health Authority advice.  If schools decide to close then we would also close – we are not at that stage yet.

  • If you feel unwell please stay away from MRT.   Call the Office and let us know – 01620 842502
  • If you are being tested for Coronavirus, even if you have not had it confirmed, please contact Michelle Sutton on 07888 754995 in confidence. This will enable us to take appropriate action to safeguard our volunteers and riders.
  • If you have been on holiday please check the up to date guidance for travelers before returning to MRT.  Depending on where you have been you may need to stay away from MRT for a couple of weeks.  Based on latest advice If you have visited any of the following areas please don’t come to MRT for 14 days from your date of return:


  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Tenerife – only the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam


MRT Board will continue to monitor the situation and will issue further guidance as required.  If you decide that the best option for you is to stay away from MRT then please let us know so we can adapt sessions accordingly.

Thanks all – take care and remember Catch it, Bin it, Kill it!