BOK Ranch Therapeutic Riding Lessons & Summer Camp!

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BOK Ranch Therapeutic Riding

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Looking for a fun and rewarding experience? Volunteers are needed at B.O.K Ranch’s Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program and Summer Camp!

Volunteers assist with grooming and tacking up the horses for lessons and during the lessons as horse handlers, side-walkers and/or spotters.

Prospective volunteers do not need experience with horses or people with special needs. Volunteer trainings are held to orientate new volunteers and provide skills and knowledge needed. Volunteers should be over 16 years of age (some exceptions are possible if the volunteer is 14+ experienced, mature, and ready for the responsibility).

Currently seeking Lesson Volunteers Tuesday and/or Thursday 2:30-5:15, Sunday 8:30-1:00

Come join the fun and help make a difference in the lives of others!
Contact Taylor Singmaster: taylor.bokinstructor@gmail.com / (610)256-0377

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About BOK Ranch Therapeutic Riding

Location:

3674 Sand Hill Road, Woodside, CA 94062, US

Mission Statement

B.O.K. Ranch brings the benefits of horseback riding to, on average, 150 individuals each week. We now offer services to riders with and without special needs. Our riding and horsemanship program starts riders at age four and goes through adulthood. We offer a variety of classes in order to meet the varying needs of our riders and lessons are customized to achieve each individual’s goals. Working with specially trained, certified instructors, we teach classes in riding skills and our riders learn horsemanship and sportsmanship.

Description

An important part of our work includes socialization and success for students. Horseback Riding is enjoyable as well as purposeful. Lessons include creative games and sports activities that encourage a sense of well-being and accomplishment. In addition, students learn horse care, grooming, and equipment use through hands-on experience. This encourages responsibility, fosters the bond between horse and rider, and leads to a sense of empowerment. While most of our lessons are in small groups, each rider has specific goals. Lessons are individually designed to help students achieve these goals.

Volunteers assist with grooming, tacking, preparing students and horses for lessons, and general stable management. During lessons, horse handlers, sidewalkers and spotters are needed.Prospective volunteers need not have experience with horses or experience with those with special needs. Volunteer trainings are held to orientate new volunteers and to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary.

Animals
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3674 Sand Hill RoadWoodside, CA 94062

(37.4617,-122.257)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Problem Solving
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum one time a week shift for 8+ weeks for LESSONS, Summer Camp volunteers must volunteer for 1+ full weeks (M-F 8:00-1:00, or volunteer for 1+ day each of the 6 weeks)

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