Eligibility:

• Ability to walk 45+ minutes in a sand arena and jog for short distances
• May be asked to assist riders weighing up to 200 pounds
• Be willing to be outdoors in many weather extremes
• Be able to follow direction from a direct supervisor in a fast paced setting
• Commit to a full riding session or make timely arrangements otherwise.
• Complete volunteer training and read volunteer handbook and barn rules
• Be 14 years or older
• Fully complete application with all required forms and provide references

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Program volunteers work under the direct supervision of a NARHA certified Instructor and report to the Director of Volunteers
• Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class start time
• Prepare, groom and tack horses for scheduled lesson
• Dress safely and appropriately
• Inform TEC in a timely manner of absences or schedule changes
• Follow all agency policies and procedures
• Communicate questions, grievances, feedback, or concerns to the Instructor or Director of Volunteer Services
• Follow safety rules and regulations
• Read handbook