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From The Ground Up Therapeutic Horsmanship inc

  • 2 people are interested

The principal tasks of a lesson volunteer include working with students in grooming horses(when they are physically able to) getting them physically warmed up for thier lesson, and "side walking" during the mounted portion of the lesson to ensure the safety of our riders. Experience with horses and or people with different life challenges is not required. From The Ground Up provides a three hour training for all it's volunteers, including our safety guidelines, introduction to basic horse care, and practice in sidewalking. All volunteers are required to attend a training session annually. You must be 14 years of age to volunteer. When attending volunteer training and at lessons, dress appropriately and in layers. Wear hiking boots( hard toe shoes) and bring gloves, a hat and sun glasses.

1 More opportunity with From The Ground Up Therapeutic Horsmanship inc

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1238 North rdTullyTully, NY 13159

(42.8307,-76.10842)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Lesson volunteering is a weekly commitment. Lesson times will depend on scheduling. Contact the volunteer coordinator with your weekly availability. You should be prepared to spend at least 1 1/2 to 3 hours for lessons .
  • You need to be physically able to walk and occasionally jog with the horse and rider during the lesson.

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