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Help horses and riders - therapeutic riding Spring lesson volunteering!

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ORGANIZATION: Ready Set Ride Therapeutic Riding Facility for Special Needs Children

  • 19 people are interested

Ready Set Ride is in need of volunteers to help with our lesson program in the Spring! These volunteers would ideally be able to assist with a lesson every week for a 7-week session. Our lesson volunteers are vital in our program, and are great for people who love to work with our horses and riders, but aren't sure about barn chores. You can participate as a sidewalker (walks on either side of the horse during lesson and assists with rider stability), a leader (leads the horse), or even a groom to help us tack/untack before and after the lesson. For any position, we will have a training to show you what to do, so no previous experience is necessary!

See below for specific session dates, and contact us if on of the time lots works for you!


Weekends (11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm shifts/lessons)

  • Sundays
    • April 10, April 24, May 1, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5
    • NO SESSION April 17th, May 8th

Weekdays (5:00 pm and 6:00 pm shifts/lessons)

  • Mondays
    • April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23
  • Tuesdays
    • April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24
  • Wednesdays
    • April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25

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About Ready Set Ride Therapeutic Riding Facility for Special Needs Children


3645 East Pine Bluff Rd, PO BOX 1113, Morris, IL 60450, US

Mission Statement

Ready Set Tide's mission is to provide therapeutic equine recreational activities to special needs or terminally ill individuals regardless of race or religion.


It is the goal of RSR to assist these individuals in achieving the highest quality of life possible through the use of horses and individualized activities focused on the needs of the student.


People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Animals, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


13056 Essington RoadPlainfieldPlainfield, IL 60585



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


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • The lessons themselves are approximately 1 hour, but we do request that our volunteers arrive early to help setup and stay a few minutes after their assigned lesson to make sure everything is put away after a lesson (if there isn't one right after).
  • We would really love to have volunteers who can sign up for the entire 7 week series for a certain slot! The riders get used to seeing the same volunteers and helps with their confidence during lessons to have the same team.

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