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With the help of volunteers, horseback riding lessons are provided for over 100 riders with special needs each year. Volunteers are needed to act as horse leaders and side walkers to support the riders. This is an ongoing volunteer opportunity, weekly attendance is required for an 8 - 10 week period of time. Volunteers who want to be horse leaders need to demonstrate experience with horses. Side walkers do not need experience with horses. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Hands on training is provided. Heritage Christian Stables is located in Webster, NY.
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Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 14
Orientation or Training
You must volunteer one to two hours a week
1 hour orientation and 2 hour training is required