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Volunteer Training Saturday 10:00-12:00 a.m. beginning July 11, 2020

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Dream Rider Equestrian Therapy

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested
Volunteer leads pony for handicapped child
Volunteer Leader

If you can commit to at least 2 hours a week for six weeks after school hours or every Saturday morning at 9:30 - 11:00 am or Saturday afternoon at 2:30 - 4:00 pm, please call Catherine Hand 619-445-2576 to arrange to attend training sessions every Saturday morning starting July 11, 2020, for our new session beginning in August, 2020. A signed liability release is required to participate, which can be downloaded from http://www.dreamriderequestriantherapy.com.

The only requirements are the ability to fulfill a commitment, to be physically able to walk for one hour, and your willingness to learn how to assist special needs and young children on horseback. All you need to know will be included in the training.

If you are allergic to horses ,you should probably not apply ,or if you suffer from anxiety attacks ,this work requires a mature acceptance of the responsibility to help keep yourself, the pony, and the children focused and calm. That will depend on your own self-control. This work cannot be done without the help of volunteers. Your time will be much appreciated.

Knowledge is power. We are here to give that to you if you can make this time your priority.


Catherine Hand

Advanced Instructor PATH International for physical and cognitive impairments.

Dream Rider Equestrian Therapy is a PATH int. member center insured by Markel Insurance for the protection of volunteers and clients.

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About Dream Rider Equestrian Therapy



Mission Statement

Dream Rider Equestrian Therapy a NARHA/PATH international member center offers a one of a kind combined Hippotherapy & Therapeutic Riding Program. We serve both special needs children especially those with neurological or attention deficit issues. To become a volunteer please complete the application from the website: http://www.dreamriderequestriantherapy.com and email to Catherineh@prodigy.net


We conduct individual riding lessons on ponies and need trained volunteers for leading and side walking to protect the physically or emotionally impaired clients. Volunteers must be available for six lessons in six weeks. Please contact us if your schedule allows for your consistent participation since scheduling depends on volunteer presence. All volunteer training is provided in advance of engaging in lessons for impaired clients. Please go to the website: http://www.dreamriderwwquestriantherapy.com and download the volunteer packet, which contains required information for us to insure you when you participate.

We also need competent horse trainers and riders to condition our therapy ponies.

If your talent is in community outreach, grant writing or fund raising and you cannot regularly assist in lessons, help is needed in outreach as well to sustain and promote the program.

Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


543 Anderson Rd.Alpine, CA 91901



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Animal Therapy
  • Child Development
  • Physical Education
  • Special Needs
  • Speech-Language Pathology


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 2 hours per week
  • Complete an application packet downloadable from www.dreamriderequestriantherapy.com

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