Horse Related Activities for Special Needs Children


(43.2132,-77.50367)
 

Cause Areas

When

Thu Apr 26, 2018 - Sat Nov 10, 2018

Where

906 Maple DriveWebster, NY 14580

On the trails.

About

This is the time for you to help out kids who are taking time away from therapy - physical, chemo or other - to be with horses.

Volunteers are needed as horse handlers and side walkers for trail rides for special needs children and teens. Horse handlers will lead horses along the trail while side walkers assist with the child's balance as required.

The program operates Thursdays and Saturdays for two 10 week sessions. The Spring Session runs April 26-July 7, 2018, no session Sat. May 26 (Memorial Day weekend), the Fall Session runs September 6-November 10, 2018. Thursday hours are 2:00-5:30. Saturday hours are 9:00-1:30 offered in three shifts; 9:00-11:30, 11:00-1:30 or full shift.

Volunteers are also needed for Summer Camp. Volunteers assist campers with daily riding/groundwork lessons, other horse related activities, crafts and play time. Camp dates TBD.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

Kids Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours to full day - very flexible.

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