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Volunteer opportunities to work with individuals with disabilities

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ORGANIZATION: Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

  • 18 people are interested
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Please visit our website for an application and further information
https://www/ctrhequinetherapy.org.

Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) is committed to improving the lives of individuals impacted by disabilities and unique challenges through equine assisted activities and therapies. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. We could not provide the services that we do, week after week, without their commitment and passion for CTRH and its mission. Consider joining us and becoming a volunteer. Please visit our website for an application and further information: https://www.ctrhequinetherapy.org.

Individual volunteers opportunities are:
Side Walking
Side walkers provide emotional, educational, and physical support for riders in our hippotherapy and adaptive recreational riding programs.

Horse Leader
Prior to volunteering as a horse leader one must first serve as a side walker.
Horse leaders are responsible for preparing horses for class which includes grooming and tacking. During class horse leaders are charged with the safe leading of therapy horses.

More opportunities with Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

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About Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

Location:

1342 US Highway 50, Milford, OH 45150, US

Mission Statement

Through equine assisted therapies and activities, Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) serves children and adults with disabilities and unique challenges, helping them to achieve a greater quality of life.

Description

Since 1985, we have served Greater Cincinnati participants with a variety of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, developmental delay, ADD, ADHD, stroke, visual and hearing impairments, and mental health issues.

CTRH provides group riding lessons and hippotherapy to children and adults with disabilities in the Greater Cincinnati area. We are committed to the principle that persons with disabilities are entitled to the same opportunities and rights as their non-disabled peers.

We are proud to be a Premier Accredited Operating Center of PATH, Intl., the national organization that sets the standards for therapeutic riding centers worldwide.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
People with Disabilities
Animals, Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1342 U.S. Highway 50Milford, OH 45150

(39.13435,-84.22648)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • The ability to walk and jog for 45 minutes in a sandy arena. Be able to encourage and support of a rider weighing upwards of 175 pound.

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