Come work with horses and children on Sunday mornings


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


885 Sutro AveNovatoNovato, CA 94947

Mina leading Shamrock with a rider and side walker.


We meet on Sunday mornings at 9:15 at Morning Star Farm. Volunteers help groom and tack horses. We have three sessions at 10, 10:30, and 11. Volunteers "side walk" or walk beside the rider on each side to ensure their safety. Volunteers that are trained also lead the horse and together we enjoy a trail ride in O'Hair park. Volunteers interact with the riders throughout the ride.

We do prefer to have children/teen volunteers, and generally adults only come as parent/child teams. We do this in part because adults need fingerprinting and background checks to interact directly with the children. Adult volunteers must be willing to make a long-term commitment to volunteer, and do need to pass a rigorous application process.


  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Children can come anytime, adults-50 hours min
  • We require release forms be filled out ahead. They are all available on the website.

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