VOLUNTEER LEVELS

LEVEL ONE 
(FOAL-PROBATIONARY LEVEL) 

-5 Hours of basic volunteer work; cleaning the office, scrubbing buckets, cleaning tack and brushes and so on.

-Watch our video “Intro to Volunteer Work at a Therapeutic Riding Facility” (COMING SOON) 

-One Hour of Horse Safety Training

-Refer Sunrise to one potential volunteer

LEVEL TWO (Weanling–Beginner)
-5 Hours of grooming and tacking -5 Hours working with assigned horse on grooming, leading and basic groundwork skills -Two Hours of Sidewalking Training -Refer Sunrise to two potential volunteers (total)
 
 
LEVEL THREE (YEARLING- ADVANCED BEGINNER)  -5 Hours of Sidewalking -10 (total) Hours of working with assigned horse on basic groundwork skills -Two Hours of Leading Training -Pass instructor’s Sidewalking competency test (following PATH standards) -Refer Sunrise to three potential volunteers (total)
LEVEL FOUR (Prospect- Intermediate)  -5 Hours of Leading -15 (total) Hours of working with assigned horse on basic groundwork skills -5 Hours of working with horse on advanced groundwork skills (lunging, working over obstacles and so on) – 5 Hours of basic riding lessons -Pass instructor’s Leading competency test (following PATH standards) -Refer Sunrise to five potential volunteers (total) -Assist in one event
LEVEL FIVE (LESSON HORSE- ADVANCED)  – 20 (total) Hours Leading and/or Sidwalking -30 (total) Hours working with assigned horse on basic and advanced groundwork skills -10 (total) hours of basic riding lessons -5 Hours of advanced riding lessons -1 Trail Ride -Pass head groom’s riding competency test -Refer Sunrise to ten potential volunteers (total) -Assist in two events (total)
LEVEL SIX (Show Horse- Pro)  -40 (total) Hours of Leading and/or Sidewalking – 50 (total) Hours of working with assigned horse on groundwork and riding -10 (total) Hours of advanced riding lessons -5 Trail Rides -Refer Sunrise to fifteen potential volunteers (total) -Assist in five events (total)

READY TO VOLUNTEER? Fill out this form and mail it to us or swing by the barn!