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Work with Individuals with Special Needs and their Therapy Horses

NMCTR has three main programs:
1. Horse Care: Need volunteers to do this 2x a day.
2. Groundwork: Volunteers learn natural horsemanship while working with our equines.
3. Lessons: Volunteers can help with sidewalking (supporting the rider throughout the lesson) or horse leader (in charge of the horse during the lesson).

Organization Description
Organization: 
New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding
More Details
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
25
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
7 Days a Week
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
14
Who Will be Impacted through this Project: 

Children, Youth and Adults with a special need or mental illness greatly benefit from Therapeutic Riding. Volunteers are needed to support each rider during their participation in the programs for safety, promotion of independence, social skills, among many other needs.

Is this a Group Opportunity: 
Yes
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Yes
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