Volunteering with Therapeutic Horseback Riding


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 29, 2016 - Wed Nov 30, 2016

Where

Pony Power TherapiesThree Sisters Farm 1170 Ramapo Valley RdMahwah, NJ 07430


About

Pony Power Therapiesis looking for volunteers to assist in therapeutic horse-back riding lessons as lead walkers or side walkers for our Fall Semester! Lessons run Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 6 PM and Sunday mornings - 8:00 AM to noon. Our Fall Semester begins on September 11th and runs through to December 20th. (Only those with previous horse experience will be assigned as horse leader.)

We are also looking for volunteers to help out with our morning school groups. Schedule will be emailed with application.

Pony Power Therapies gives special needs and at-risk children and adults a unique opportunity to ride, care for and interact with horses. Our riding and non-riding activities enhance individuals' physical, social and emotional well-being in a safe, nurturing farm environment.

Please visit www.ponypowernj.org for more information on Pony Power Therapies.

Interested individuals can email volunteers@ponypowernj.org or call our office at 201-934-1001.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Farming
  • Equestrian
  • Outdoor Recreation

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours weekly/ min 6 hours per semester
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