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Current Sub Needs

Please click Class Calendar 2017-18 to see all of the program dates.

Academic Semester 2017-2018 Volunteer Sub Needs:

See below for our upcoming sub needs for our therapeutic horsemanship program.  Subs allow all of our participants to have a safe and beneficial experience; please consider helping out.  Thank you!

Please note, sub needs listed in red are open spots for the semester.

Click here to download a PDF version.

Contact Marie Manero at or (860)434-1974 ext. 118 or Amy Tripson at or (860)434-1974 ext. 121 to sign up today! 

Photo credit:  A. Vincent Scarano

Horse Handler Training

For those with horse experience interested in becoming horse leaders, additional training opportunities will be available to learn and practice our leading techniques.  High Hopes will host a volunteer enrichment class entitled “Horse Handler Training”, scheduled for June 13th and 21st, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  For information, contact Amy Tripson, or call (860) 434-1974, ext. 121.


If you are interested in becoming horse handlers or assist in the barn, contact Marie Manero at (860) 434-1974, ext. 118 or email

Every Minute Counts!

Volunteer Hours Log

For volunteers who serve off-site, or have forgotten to log in at High Hopes, you may now enter your hours online!

Click here to log your hours.

Need to cancel?

Use this form to cancel your volunteer spot.

If you have a conflict and need to cancel your regularly scheduled volunteer spot, use this form at least 48 hours in advance to tell us (the more notice, the better!)

Click here to cancel.

Please remember if you have to cancel, it is helpful to pick up a substitute spot another day or time so that every rider may have the support to participate fully.  Thank you!

Note:  Cancellations within 48 hours must be called in to (860)434-1974 or Cancellation Form completed and submitted so that we may find an appropriate substitute right away.