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Therapy & Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs Needs Your Assistance!

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ORGANIZATION: Shining Hope Farms - Conover

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 39 people are interested


Shining Hope Farms was created for, but not limited to provide services to people with disabilities, that includes hippotherapy, therapeutic horseback riding, family and caregiver support, and social and recreational activities.

A program like ours relies on amazing volunteers to keep serving children and adults in the capacity that we do, and to be able to serve more.

We are always in need of more volunteers, so if you are interested in learning about the available volunteer opportunities at Shining Hope Farms please read on.

What would I be doing?

Here at Shining Hope Farms volunteers usually do one, or a combination of two things:

1) Barn work/Care of the horses and tack

2) Participation in the arena for a therapy session or riding lesson

We can also usually use volunteers for a) help in our office, b) for our special events, and c) for special projects. If you have special skills we're sure we could use them!

We understand that our volunteers may have tons of experiences with horses, some experience with horses, or even none at all! We want our volunteers to be happy and comfortable so we are always willing to work with your schedule, interests, and skills and abilities.

How much time do I have to commit and when?

In order to provide dependability to our riders, we ask our volunteers to commit to at least at least a couple of hours a week for eight weeks.

I’m interested, how do I find out more?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and would like to receive more information please contact us via the form or contact our volunteer coordinator Kim Deal at kimberlydeal.shf@gmail.com.

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About Shining Hope Farms - Conover


6347 St Peters Church Rd, Conover, NC 28613, US

Mission Statement

Shining Hope Farms is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enable children and adults to reach their full potential through the use of equine assisted activities and therapies.


Shining Hope Farms was founded in 2002 by Paul and Milinda Kirkpatrick in response to the needs in the community to provide therapeutic services in an enriching farm environment. The purpose of the farms’ services is to improve the quality of life of the participants as well as their families. Shining Hope Farms’ programs have been structured to serve individuals and groups with a variety of disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injuries, Hypotonia, and the like. Our clients find wellness, strength, and hope on the back of a horse.


Children & Youth
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, Children & Youth, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


6347 St Peters Church RdConover, NC 28613




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • We'll work with your schedule
  • Must have health insurance

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