Help people in need through animal assisted programs.


Cause Areas


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


2720 Alpine RoadPortola Valley, CA 94028
Volunteers being side walkers during one or our HorseBuddies sessions for children with special needs.


We're always looking for volunteers to help facilitate the interaction between our animals and clients during the programs we run. We use horses and other gentle farm animals in therapeutic programs for people in need including children with special needs, homeless families, children facing life-threatening illness, Veterans, senior citizens and inmates in the local county jail.

Whether you'd like to go with us onsite to a client location such as Ronald McDonald House in Palo Alto, or meet us at our barn for a program, once signed up to be a volunteer, our Shiftboard will alert you via email to any new program we need volunteers for, and you sign up to participate only in the ones that interest you and fit your schedule. Most programs last 60-90 minutes and there is no commitment for the number of hours or programs that you need to sign up for.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 90 minutes for any program you sign up for.
  • No previous animal experience needed. Just a desire to help people and to be around animals.

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