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Sidewalker for Adaptive Riding and Therapy Sessions

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Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy

  • 80 people are interested

Sidewalker: This volunteer is a minimum of 14 years old. Sidewalkers help with arena set up and tear down for sessions and walk next to the rider and assist the rider with balance and exercises. This person must be able to comfortably walk and jog next to a horse while supporting a participant.

Days and times that sessions are conducted:
Monday-Thursday and Sunday early afternoon through early evenings.
Volunteers typically work a 2-3 hour shift on their day, NOT the entire duration of sessions.

For more information and to get started please see the HETRA website at: https://hetra.org/volunteering/

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About Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy


10130 S 222nd St, Gretna, NE 68028, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life both physically and emotionally of adults and children of all ability levels through equine assisted activities.


Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy aka HETRA is a therapeutic riding center who serves children and adults with disabilities.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


10130 S 222nd StGretna, NE 68028



  • Youth Services
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Veteran Care


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 3 hours once a week

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