Winter Equestrian Riding Program Volunteers


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Tue Jan 16, 2018 03:30 PM - Fri Mar 02, 2018 07:00 PM


537 Northampton StreetHolyoke, MA 01040



Lead & side walker volunteers assist riders with disabilities by leading or side walking horses during classes. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled lesson

Groom & Tack volunteers groom and saddle horses before the riding classes and keep the barn and office tidy. Please arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled lesson.

Volunteers can pick their day(s) and hours and should be willing to commit to the same time period each week for the 7-week session. There are two session in the Fall with Thanksgiving week off to provide a vacation for both horse and rider.

Lessons are held weekdays, Monday thru Friday, at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.

Training will be provided


  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Equestrian

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour
  • Comfortable around horses and individuals with disabilities

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