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LifeStriders

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 30 people are interested
Trail Ride

Helping our Community One Stride at a Time
Healing comes in many ways. LifeStriders is a non-profit organization that provides life-enhancing, physical and psychological experiences and services to individuals with special needs. Through Equine-Assisted Therapy, children and adults can experience the beneficial physical and mental benefits achieved through the human-horse connection.

No Previous Horse Experience Required.

We could use your help on the farm with:

Class Volunteer, Stable Management, Grounds Keeping

Virtual Opportunities Include: Volunteer Recruiting, Grant Writing, Advertising, Marketing, Webpage Development, Event Planning, Fundraising

Please visit our website to download a volunteer application http://www.lifestriders.org/Volunteers.htm

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No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About LifeStriders

Location:

S11 W29667 Summit Ave, Waukesha, WI 53188, US

Mission Statement

LifeStriders provides life-enhancing, physical and psychological experiences and therapeutic riding services, to individuals with special needs.

Description

Today, LifeStriders is one of the state's largest, and fastest growing, therapeutic riding centers.

Therapeutic Riding Lessons

Working with horses can accelerate both mental and physical therapy because it provides such strong motivation for learning and healing. Through Equine-Assisted Therapy, children and adults with disabilities can experience the physical and mental benefits achieved through the human-horse connection.

Project P.R.A.I.S.E.S

Preparing Responsible Adolescents In Specialized Equine Skills is an equine facilitated mental health program designed for at risk youth that focuses primarily on character building, teamwork, violence prevention, and compassion.

Volunteering and Mentoring Program
Mentors work towards fostering trusting relationships to provide role models to help adolescent develop socially and emotionally. This program also helps kids learn to understand and communicate their feelings, develop healthy peer and adult relationships, and become agents of positive change in their community through volunteering.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

S11 W29667 Summit AveWaukesha, WI 53188

(43.01654,-88.29477)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 8
  • Orientation or Training

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