Disabilities and Riding Horses - Volunteer with Free Rein Therapeutic Riding!


(47.54897,-117.4449)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2205 W Gibbs Rd.SpokaneSpokane, WA 99224
Therapy Horse Chester

About

Free Rein is a P.A.T.H International Certified organization dedicated to serving children and adults with disabilities through the progressive approach of equine-assisted therapy. Volunteers participate in our one-hour adaptive riding lessons as either a sidewalker, horse leader or class assistant. Sidewalkers work directly with the riders and leaders work with the horses. Typically volunteers sign up for one or more classes per week for up to 12 weeks. We also have farm, office or events projects we need help with occasionally, as well a military horsemanship program designed for veterans! Let us know if you're interested!

Students, practicums and interns welcome!

Must be at least 14 years old
Must be able to pass a background check
Must be able to walk for up to an hour on uneven surfaces
Must be able to maintain a light hold on the rider for up to an hour
Must complete a volunteer training
Access to email highly recommended

Contact the volunteer coordinator at volunteerfreerein@gmail.com or call 509-979-1468

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Farming

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week min.

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