Side Walkers and Horse Handlers
Side walkers walk beside a disabled rider providing support as required. Horse handlers control the horse with a disabled rider on its back.
At least 15 years of age. Able to walk in a sandy arena at a horse's walking pace for 30 - 40 minutes. Comfortable working with persons with disabilities and near horses.Horse handlers need at least 3 to 4 years of experience handling horses. Basic Criminal Record Check [no charge for our volunteers].
Leader: Brenda Dobson
Weekly Time Commitment: 2 hours Day
Day/Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Training: Volunteer Training on Saturday May 2