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Current Sub Needs

Sub Needs Weeks 11-12

Also needed:

Feeders (Wednesday and Saturday AMs)  Feeder trial and training provided!

Leaders, Sidewalker and Barn Assistants for On-Site Workshop and Certification December 10th – 13th.

Leaders needed for birthday party on December 12th 3:30-6:30 and various community lesson dates over winter program break.

If you are able to fill one or more of these spots, please email Megan Ellis at

Every Minute Counts!

Volunteer Hours Log

Volunteer Workshops

Advanced Techniques

Classes in advanced sidewalking and leader techniques are offered to current volunteers at various times of the year.  The classes, offered at no charge, are an great opportunity to hone skills.


Sidewalker Workshop


Discussion and practice of advanced level sidewalking techniques.  Topics to include physical supports, communicating with your riders, FAQs.  Bring your questions!

Photo credit:  A. Vincent Scarano

Leader Training

For those with horse experience interested in becoming horse leaders, additional training opportunities will be available to learn and practice our leading techniques.

2014 dates TBD

To sign up please contact Carrina at(860) 434-1974, ext. 121 or

Volunteer Workshops

Enrichment Series

The FREE Volunteer Enrichment Series is offered by High Hopes to our wonderful volunteers as a thank you for all that you do to support our therapeutic horsemanship programs. Volunteer Enrichment events are open to the public, so please bring a friend and help spread the word about High Hopes volunteering!

2015 Schedule To Be Announced

To sign up please contact Megan at (860)434-1974, ext. 112 or

Continuing Education

Professional Enrichment


The Winter Lecture Series consists of classes offered in conjunction with our winter Instructor Training Course.  Lectures and role play with our professional staff offers insight through the lens of PATH Intl. certified instructors, PT, OT and Expressive Arts therapists, as well as vaulting and carriage driving instructors.

Audit fees may apply.  Please contact Patti Coyle at (860) 434-1974, ext. 124 or if you are interested in attending one or more classes.

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