Volunteers are relied upon for each therapy session or riding lesson. Volunteer duties include:
Side walker - The side walker is responsible for assisting the client with balance and safety during the session or lesson. The side walker also assists the therapist or instructor with games and activities. With the assistance of the side walker, the client is able to maximize his/her potential during each session. One or two side walkers are needed for each session.
Horse Leader - The horse leader is an experienced horse handler responsible for guiding the horse's movement during the session or lesson, as directed by the therapist or instructor.
Volunteers can also assist with grooming, tacking, and other aspects of animal welfare.
If you would like more information on how you can volunteer, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 495-0533.
- Animal Therapy
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 2 or more hours per week.
- Ability to walk and play games for extend periods.