Horse Leaders and Sidewalkers

volunteers and riders at loving thunder therapeutic riding
Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Flexible
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
20
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Therapeutic Riding for disabled children and adults requires as many as 3 volunteers per rider to insure safety. Multiple times available. Volunteer must be physically able to walk in arena and perform emergency dismounts if required(not a regular occurrence). Lesson days are usually 3 one hour lessons in a row. No horse experience is necessary, our training program will help you learn your new duties. Weekdays and Saturdays in Winter, Weeknights and Saturday morning in the Summer.

Areas of Interest: 
Animals
Board Development
Children and Youth
Great for: 
Teens
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Children and Adults with disabilities gain self-confidence, exercise, motor skills, socialization, and much more when participating in the riding lessons. Yes, they learn about horses, their care, and riding skills too, but the everyday skills of daily life are what matters the most.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
15
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Yes
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Training, online access to schedules and hours.

Last Updated: Nov 17 2019
Address of Project Site
Rio Rancho
New Mexico
87144
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 206-9090

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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