Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program Seeking Volunteers


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


36 Town Woods RoadOld Lyme, CT 06371


High Hopes is a non profit organization which strives to improve the lives of people with cognitive, physical, and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-assisted activities, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training and education.

Each week, with the help of about 300 volunteers, High Hopes serves over 220 riders. We invite you to join the High Hopes family and make a difference in the lives of others! High Hopes seeks volunteers over 14 years of age to assist in all aspects of our program. Horse experience and experience with special needs is a plus but not required; training is provided. Please contact High Hopes for details or register now at


  • Administrative Support
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Suggested minimum 2 hour/week
  • Registration Forms available on-line at

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