All volunteers working with the horses in any manner must meet these basic qualifications:
Volunteers who wish to sidewalk or lead must meet these additional qualifications:
All volunteers must attend a required introductory training session. All volunteers working with horses in any manner must attend additional required training sessions for each activity (whether grooming, tacking, sidewalking or leading) and obtain certification for each activity. The initial training for a sidewalker which includes a tour of the barn, a video explaining our program and practice time in the arena takes approximately 1 1/2 hours.