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HALTER

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HALTER (Healing and Learning Through Equine Relationships) is a 501c3 that serves individuals with challenges and at-risk youth using equine-assisted activities. HALTER has served the Spartanburg community since 1987 by helping students learn riding skills which improve balance, muscle strength, coordination and help develop confidence and build social skills. Our nonprofit greatly depends on volunteers to provide safe and meaningful experiences for our students and their horse partners. HALTER offers free education in Horsemanship, Leadership, and ASL. Becoming a HALTER Volunteer creates lasting memories and truly makes a difference in the lives of our riders, their families, and the community of Spartanburg. Please contact Bethany Baxley at volunteer@haltersc.com or call/text (864) 398-2114 for more information and to become a HALTER Volunteer today! We have COVID Policies in place to keep our participants and volunteers safe.

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No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About HALTER

Location:

1400 Carolina Country Club Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29302, US

Mission Statement

We aim to provide the best riding experience to our physically challenged riders, the best mental stimulation to our cognitively challenged riders and the best emotional connection with our socially challenged participants.

Description

HALTER is a high quality therapeutic riding program for children with challenges.

Animals
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1400 Carolina Country Club RdSpartanburg, SC 29302

(34.9062,-81.88201)
 

SKILLS

  • American Sign Language
  • Special Needs
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Physical Therapy
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • To honor a 2 hour commitment for 6 weeks.
  • Desire to help people succeed and be able to walk for a duration w/ short bursts of jogging.

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