• 5 people are interested
 

Rider safety team members / side walkers needed.

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: LITTLE BRITCHES THERAPEUTIC RIDING INC

  • 5 people are interested
Image_202406071755

Our therapeutic riding lessons need team members to side walk and horse lead. No experience necessary, we will train.

More opportunities with LITTLE BRITCHES THERAPEUTIC RIDING INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About LITTLE BRITCHES THERAPEUTIC RIDING INC

Location:

30 Tophet Road, Roxbury, CT 06783, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Little Britches is to enrich the live of people with disabilities through therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities. Little Britches improves physical strength, facilitates sensory integration, and provides recreation for a lifetime.

Description

Founded in 1979, Little Britchesprovides therapeutic riding and equine-assisted riding. We serve individuals with a variety of disabilities suchas attention deficit disorders, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and anxiety disorders. Little Britches is a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) member center. All of our instructors are certified through PATH Intl. Our PATH certified instructors provide Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy to more than 80 riders a week. For those riders who are more physically involved, we provide both physical and occupational therapists as well. Our volunteers are needed to complete our three person riding team of two side walkers and a horse leader, in order to keep our students safe. We are happy to train our new volunteers, no experience is necessary.
Little Britches operates from March thru December. Our 45 minute lessons run from our main location on Tophet Road Farm which is conveniently located near the town lines of Southbury, Woodbury and Roxbury.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals
Children & Youth
Advocacy & Human Rights, Animals, Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

30 Tophet RoadRoxbury, CT 06783

(41.56171,-73.26144)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Special Needs
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

Report this opportunity