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Barn Volunteer to support our Therapy Horses

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ORGANIZATION: Ridgebury Riders

  • 27 people are interested
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We are a therapeutic riding barn and have a herd of calm therapy horses that require daily care. This role of Barn Volunteer is crucial to our operations and mission, and includes daily turn out of our horses, 3 sheep and 3 goats to paddocks, mucking of stalls and filling hay bags for lunch.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in animals, animal care and being outdoors. Your hard work goes directly to supporting our mission.

1 Shift

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    No experience necessary. Will include lifting, bending. We need 2 volunteers per morning to clean stalls and help with turn out. .
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Ridgebury Riders

Location:

484 RIDGEBURY RD, RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877, US

Mission Statement

Ridgebury Riders is located within Ridgebury Farm and Stables, a beautiful 56 acre equestrian facility in Ridgefield, CT, where we pride ourselves on being a kinder, gentler place. Here inclusiveness rules the day. We consider our sense of community fundamental to wellbeing. This is a place where we are not judged for our shortcoming but applauded for our achievements, how far we've come, and our willingness to try!

Description

Ridgebury Riders is what we call our riders, regardless of age, experience, neuro-diversity or riding ability. Being a Ridgebury Rider means you have the ability to develop at your own pace, working with our instructors, therapists and specially selected therapy horses. Our goal is to provide life- changing opportunities regardless of ability to pay.

Volunteering or donating to Ridgebury Riders directly allows us to offer mounted Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy to children and adults with a variety of special needs, as well as therapeutic riding services regardless of their ability to pay.

Thank you so much for your interest!

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

484 Ridgebury RdRidgefield, CT 06877

(41.35342,-73.52625)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule. Each shift is two hours.
  • We will provide training- just bring your enthusiasm for helping people and your love of animals!

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