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Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc.

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Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy needs volunteers to assist with its therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities. Volunteers are involved with the care of our wonderful lesson horses and assist with the therapeutic riding lessons. No prior horse experience is necessary. We will train you. Volunteers are needed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:30 PM, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons. All volunteers must be at least 14 years old and have medical insurance. Orientation for all new volunteers is on the first and third Saturday afternoons of each month from 10:30am - 12:00 pm. Please contact our office @ 215-742-1501 to schedule an orientation. Volunteers are also needed for fundraising, office work & general maintenance.

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About Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc.

Location:

8297 Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152, US

Mission Statement

The Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy program partners with horses, utilizing their movement and the important bond between horse and rider, to promote improved physical and emotional well-being and independence for individuals with disabilities. At Pegasus we provide therapeutic exercise in various forms always emphasizing ability and maintaining an environment of respect and trust for our riders, volunteers and horses.

Description

A therapeutic riding program that provides equine assisted activities and therapy to people with disabilities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8297 Bustleton Ave.Philadelphia, PA 19152

(40.06723,-75.05055)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3 hour session per week
  • Health Insurance; PA Criminal Check & Child Abuse Check

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