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Feed Horses at a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center

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REINS OF LIFE INC

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 22 people are interested
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Tallest horse at the Michigan City barn.

This is a mostly outside (or in a barn) job, so it is easy to maintain social distancing. Masks are required if 6' distancing cannot be maintained.

* Horse feeding shifts are ~7-8:30 a.m. and ~3:30-5 p.m. every day (on-the-job training provided). Volunteers may choose their day/time. A commitment of one shift per week is requested. Feeders need to be at least 16 years old & wear closed-toe shoes. Chores include feeding & watering horses, mucking stalls, pushing wheelbarrow, throwing hay, harnessing & leading horses, walking on uneven surfaces, sweeping barn. No horse experience needed.

* There are also opportunities for facility/grounds maintenance which do not require a weekly commitment & work around volunteer's schedule.

1 More opportunity with REINS OF LIFE INC

About REINS OF LIFE INC

Location:

9375 W. 300 N., MICHIGAN CITY, IN 46360, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapy

Description

Reins of Life serves children and adults with disabilities in our therapeutic riding program, as well as:

  • Special education classes through our school programs.
  • Seniors and group homes through our Nuzzles and Snuggles program.
  • Utilizes visits from our mini-horse to help educate and reach the community.
  • Veterans' program

Reins of Life works closely with the schools and colleges. Some activities and hours can be counted toward internships, community hours, etc.

Animals
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9375 W. 300 N.Michigan City, IN 46360

(41.65207,-86.88143)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Gardening
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Equestrian
  • Auto Mechanics / Repair
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5-2 hour shift per week
  • Honest, friendly, follows directions well. No horse experience is needed.

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