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Volunteer Training

Fall sessions ahead!  We have several General Orientation Sessions and Advanced Training Classes planned.  The Advanced Training Classes are in both side walking and horse handling.  We hope you join our team!

Current Training Class Schedules

Fall volunteer opportunities are available in horse care, equine therapy programs, special events & office work.  Learn how to be a part of the team. Call Amy – 860.434.1794 x 121

- FALL 2017 -

Volunteer General Orientation & Advanced Training Classes

Volunteer General Orientation

December 9th 2:00 – 4:00pm

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General Orientation & Side Walker I Combo:

November 14th     4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Side Walker Training:

December 11th     4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (side walker & horse handler combo)

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Horse Handler Training:

October 24th   4:00 pm – 6:15 pm

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November 28th   4:00 pm – 6:15 pm

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- WINTER 2017/2018 -

Other Volunteer Enrichment Opportunities

Volunteers are welcome to join us for our Winter Lecture Series for an introduction to the world of Therapeutic Riding, a refresher or professional development with a wide range of topics from the anatomy of the rider to business organization and fundraising. You may choose to attend one workshop, or receive discounts if you book multiple workshops.

Volunteers may wish to consider additional professional trainings to deepen their understanding of the therapeutic riding environment. We encourage this and some organizations are willing to sponsor their employees who are looking for skills enrichment outside of their normal working environment. Subjects include mentor training, therapy horse, volunteer management and working with veterans.

Training sessions are conducted rain or shine. Please wear sturdy footwear and barn appropriate clothing.