Horse Leaders and Sidewalkers

volunteers and riders at loving thunder therapeutic riding
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
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: 
Board Development
Children and Youth
Great for: 
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?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Training, online access to schedules and hours.

Last Updated: Jun 3 2020
Address of Project Site
Rio Rancho
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 206-9090


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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