Beginning Horsemanship - Fridays April 12 - May 17 3:30p - 4:30p

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LFUCG Division of Parks and Recreation

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Did you know that the TR program in Parks and Recreation is one of three in the state that is part of a parks division? The LFUCG TR program has been serving people with disabilities for over 50 years.

Horsemanship is a popular program throughout the city and TR participants enjoy the lessons immensely. This is a 1 on 1 opportunity where each volunteer assists a rider as the lesson occurs. Side walking is the primary task that volunteers perform and it is critical for some of the riders to have the security. Volunteers who have had experience with horses may be familiar with techniques used during lessons; however experience with horses is not required! Five (5)) volunteers are needed per class and having the same volunteers throughout the course assures continuity, trust and confidence in TR participants. Advanced riders will have basic horsemanship skill levels.

Qualifications for Volunteers

Minimum age 18

Sincere desire and interest in working with children, youth and adults with disabilities

Enthusiastic

Dependable and prompt.

Ability to interact with participants appropriately.

Ability to carry out duties as assigned

A Parks Waiver must be signed and a records check completed before volunteering begins.

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Community People with Disabilities

WHEN

Fri Apr 12, 2019 - Fri May 17, 2019
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

WHERE

Masterston Station Barn3051 Leestown RoadLexington, KY 40511

(38.092876,-84.561295)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteers will need to show up 15 minutes before class begins.Total time - 1:15.

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