Assist with lessons
Detailed training for volunteers is provided and is scheduled on an on-going basis!
Job description: Work directly with the student to provide emotional, cognitive and physical support.
Requirements: Must be a minimum of 14 years old, be able to walk at the horse’s pace for 30 minutes, complete a training course, and commit at least one hour a week for a complete session. No horse experience is necessary!
Job description: Lead the horse during lessons and assist with grooming the horses, putting them out in pasture and retrieving them from pasture.
Requirements: Must be a minimum of 16 years old, have extensive horse experience, complete a sidewalker and a leader training course, and commit to at least one hour a week for one complete session.
Community Service and Facility Maintenance
Job description: General maintenance of the barn. This may include cleaning up manure, sweeping walkways, painting, or cleaning. We are also interested in anyone with professional training; for example: carpentry skills, electricians or plumbers.
Requirements: Must be a minimum of 14 years old, attend an orientation, and commit to a minimum of 15 hours. Scheduling is done on an individual basis. Nor horse experience is required.