Side walkers and horse leaders to support riders in horseback riding lessons

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Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding

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Volunteers will take a part in the support system needed to enable special needs children succeed in riding lessons. Help is needed to care for horses, lead them during lessons, and to physically and/or emotionally support the riders and enable them to leave their disability behind for each half hour session.

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About Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding

Location:

40 BAKER BRIDGE RD, LINCOLN, MA 01773, US

Mission Statement

In a fun, supportive environment, Lovelane provides high-quality therapeutic horseback riding to acheive occupational, physical, speech, cognitive and other therapeutic gains, focusing on children with special needs.

Description

Lovelane is a therapeutic horseback riding program that has a dramatic impact on the physical and cognitive development of children with special needs through its holistic approach and unique supportive environment.

Lovelane has been providing high-quality therapeutic horseback riding to children with special needs for 25 years. What started as the ultimate grassroots organization - serving five families in a backyard barn - has grown into a premier equine therapeutic program in a state-of-the-art indoor heated facility located in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

The organization believes in the significance of quality one-on-one support for each child. Our goal is to utilize the horse and this setting to make a significant impact on each child’s life beyond the riding ring. We do this through our personalized sessions, our long-term commitment to their growth, our constant communication with their families and through our intimate experience with their ever-changing needs and development.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

40 Baker Bridge RdLincoln, MA 01773

(42.42794,-71.32402)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • weekly or fill-in, 3+ hours/week

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