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Horse Leaders & Sidewalkers for equine assisted activities and therapy

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 80 people are interested
Bryan & Penny
Penny giving Bryan some love after a lesson.

Riding with HEART is seeking volunteers 12 and up to help in the therapeutic riding and hippotherapy programs. Volunteers are required to lead horses during lessons or therapy sessions. Sidewalkers are needed to stabilize assist the rider in the saddle. Sidewalkers are the teacher assistants the rider with riding skills, playing games and helping them achieve thier goals.

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About Riding with HEART


639 County Road 513, Pittstown, NJ 08867, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Riding with HEART is to improve the life of physically and cognitively challenged adults, children and their families and to provide youth development through our diverse equine-assisted programs.


Riding with HEART is a 501(C) 3 Non-Profit organization located in Pittstown, NJ on 30 Green Acres Preserved Farmland. Riding with HEART (RWH) provides a multitude of equine-assisted activities and therapies beneficial to adults and children with physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities.


Riding with HEART offers a full, comprehensive equine experience. Whether participants are enjoying the benefits of adaptive therapeutic riding, they are also encouraged to have face-to-face contact with the horses. Grooming, leading and spending time in the company of horses also builds confidence and can offer a safe place to get away from the challenges faced by so many individuals. Our specially trained therapy horses are the best part of the Riding with HEART team.

Programs include Adaptive Therapeutic Horseback Riding, social skills for individuals on the Autism Spectrum, summer programs, at-risk youth development, and programs for all other physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges.


Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Animals, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities


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639 County Road 513Pittstown, NJ 08867



  • Youth Services
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours per week

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