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Fall Session Volunteers for Special Equestrians!

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ORGANIZATION: Special Equestrians, Inc.

  • 26 people are interested
Special Equestrians

Special Equestrians is looking for volunteers to assist in our Therapeutic horseback riding classes this Fall! Volunteers are needed to participate as side walkers, who assist special needs riders while they are on the horse. No knowledge about horses is needed, however volunteers with advanced horse experiece may also participate as horse handlers, who lead and care for the horses before, during, and after class. Therapeutic riding classes take place Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and volunteers are asked to commit to coming to at least one 2-3 hr session once a week. If you have any questions or are interesting in volunteering please let us know!

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About Special Equestrians, Inc.

Location:

1215 WOODWARD DR, INDIAN SPGS, AL 35124, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high quality therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities/therapies to persons with physical, mental, developmental, and emotional disabilities.

Description

SPECIAL EQUESTRIANS, INC.If you like horses, the outdoors, and helping people, we have the perfect opportunity for you. Please join the force of over 200 volunteers that assist Special Equestrians, Inc. Special Equestrians, Inc. is a therapeutic horseback riding program for people with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. All levels of experience are available (no horse experience necessary); just attend one of our Volunteer Training sessions February 5 th or February 7 th. Training sessions will take place on the campus of Indian Springs School. Call us for more details at (205) 987-WHOA or you can visit our website www.specialequest.org. Space is limited you must call to reserve a spot.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Animals, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Tue Sep 13, 2022 - Sat Nov 12, 2022

WHERE

1215 Woodward DriveIndian Springs, AL 35124

(33.3367,-86.77515)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Equestrian
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours once a week for 8 weeks

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