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PROMISE LANDING FARM INC

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A sidewalker is a person who walks beside the horse and offers stability to the rider. This person must be attentive to the rider and the instructor.
Qualifications:
* Commitment to attend class each week for the duration of a session (preferred but not required)
* Able to walk, and jog periodically, for up to an hour (indoors and outdoors) on uneven surfaces
* Able to hold your arm raised and out to the side for extended periods of time
* Must have adequate vision and hearing to ensure the safety of horses and participants
* Able to work as part of a team and be flexible to changes
* Comfortable working with individuals with disabilities (including physical contact)
* Minimum age of thirteen years old
* Horse experience helpful, but not required
* Able to attend initial volunteer training and additional training throughout the year

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About PROMISE LANDING FARM INC

Location:

16900 CLAGGETT LANDING RD, UPPR MARLBORO, MD 20774, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to move therapeutic riding to a new level of inclusivity by applying creativity and innovation to: 1. Socialization among all members of the PLF family, and engagement with our local community; 2. Mentoring between equestrians of all abilities; 3. Training for staff and volunteers to promote "teach and be taught" mindset; 4. Activities like clubs and clinics to develop social bonds among our riders and local schools, community groups, under-served youth, and after school programs; 5. Lessons for riders with and without special needs; 6. Boarding services for supporters who strive to reach our goals; 7. Partnering with veterans’ services in Prince George County and beyond.

Description

Promise Landing Farm is dedicated to creating a community in which people of all capabilities can gather and share a love for horses, in the process gaining a deeper understanding and kindness for themselves and others.

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

16900 Clagett Langing RoadUpper Marlboro, MD 20774

(38.88073,-76.70753)
 

SKILLS

  • Equestrian
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • each lesson is approximately 60 minutes long

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