Therapeutic Horseback Riding - Horse Leader/Sidewalker

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Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities (FTEA)

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Are you interested in volunteering with children and adults with disabilities? Are you also interested in working with horses? Why not combine the two and volunteer with Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities (FTEA)!

Volunteers have the opportunity to lead a horse during our adaptive riding lessons and/or walk beside horse and rider as a sidewalker. Volunteers also perform a variety of tasks throughout the barn including grooming, tacking, and assisting with the care of our FTEA horses. All volunteers work under the supervision of PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors. Orientations are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month.

Please follow this link to fill out an application: http://bttr.im/307ze

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About Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities (FTEA)

Location:

4N 681 Munger Road, Wayne, IL 60184, US

Mission Statement

Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive, and/or social challenges. FTEA seeks to meet the special needs of each participant in a recreational setting.

Description

FTEA provides therapeutic horseback riding / adaptive horseback riding lessons for people with special needs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4N 681 Munger RoadWayne, IL 60184

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Equestrian
  • Youth Services
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours/day.
  • Volunteers must fill out an application (http://bttr.im/307ze) and attend a New Volunteer Orientation prior to volunteering with FTEA.

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