Madison Equine Assisted Therapy Program Volunteers Needed!


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Sat Sep 23, 2017 09:00 AM - Sat Jun 16, 2018 02:00 PM


2076 Durham RoadShoreline Equestrian CenterMadison, CT 06443
Animal Assisted Therapy Services


Volunteers needed for equine assisted therapy program. Children - Adults! Lots of fun and very gratifying work!

Side walkers assist the mounted rider to complete exercises as they are guided by the PATH certified instructor. Lots of physical support for the participants and social interaction between volunteers and riders.

No horse experience needed for side walkers. Teachers, therapists, teens 16 years and older are all welcome!

Horse leaders must have equine experience and are required to participate in the regular lesson program to know our horses and farm procedures.


  • Physical Education
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One-Three hours/week
  • Must be in good physical condition.

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