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Help People with Special Needs and Their Therapy Horses

Volunteers are needed in two main areas: 1. Lesson Assistance - Sidewalk or be a horse leader to support the riders during their therapeutic riding lessons to promote independence and safety while learning horsemanship. Lessons are Monday through Saturday, and volunteers are encouraged to pick a day/time that works best for their weekly schedule. 2. Horse Care - help feed, care for, and love on our therapy horse herd. Volunteers can choose which day/time works best for them. No horse experience is necessary, we will give you all the training and tools you need to be a successful volunteer.

Organization Description
Organization: 
New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding
More Details
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
25
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Ongoing for lesson or horse care schedules
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
14
Who Will be Impacted through this Project: 

Each rider with a special need, the therapy horses, and your fellow volunteers and staff at NMCTR. This is a great opportunity to not only make a difference, but to meet some amazing people along the way.

Additional Requirements: 

Must be at least 14 years old and plan to wear closed-toed shoes when at the barn. Be prepared to have your life forever changed.

Is this a Group Opportunity: 
Yes
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
No
Is this an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Address of Project Site
100 S. Polo Drive
Santa Fe
New Mexico
87507
Contact Info
Contact Phone: 
(505) 471-2000