Help Us Create A More Equitable Health System

We've partnered with The Color of Care documentary from Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey -- streaming now on the Smithsonian Channel. Learn more below and find ways to get involved today.
Read More
  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 9 people are interested
 

Barn Volunteer

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: Prospect Riding Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 9 people are interested
Image_202001140753

Prospect Riding Center has many year-round volunteer opportunities even if you have no experience with horses. Prospect Riding Center is one of the few places where volunteers have the opportunity to ride.

Barn Volunteers perform the following tasks (this list is not comprehensive):

  • Barn Chores - stall cleaning, equipment cleaning, etc.
  • Horse Handling - grooming, tacking up horses for riders, untacking at the end of a lesson, etc.
  • Arena Help - set up and breakdown for lessons, equipment cleaning, etc.

4 More opportunities with Prospect Riding Center

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Prospect Riding Center

Location:

PO BOX 424, 34250 SR 70 East, Myakka City, FL 34251, US

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to providing equine-based therapeutic activities and recreational riding in a safe and supportive environment. We value diversity and recognize that all of our clients, regardless of their abilities, are deserving of respect. We strive to teach persistence, patience, and courage through natural interactions with horses. We are proud of the positive impact our organization has on the lives of our clients, our volunteer team, and our community. Not only a difference for a day but for a lifetime.

Description

Prospect Riding Center provides therapeutic and recreational horseback riding and activities. Individuals with special needs benefit from our therapeutic riding which offers a holistic approach by welcoming the rider's family and caregivers to participate. Our recreational riding is available to everyone in the community and helps to financially support our therapy programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Animals, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

34250 SR 70 EastMyakka City, FL 34251

(27.37828,-82.2282)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • Equestrian
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Our volunteer schedules are flexible depending on the volunteers availability.

Report this opportunity