Side walkers are responsible for the safety of the riders during class. They will assist the rider with balance and reining and may walk beside the rider with minimal,no support, or may be asked to physically support the rider. Side walkers must be a minimum of 14 years old.
Leaders have the responsibility for controlling the horse during class and making the ride as safe as possible for the rider and side walkers, and pleasant for the horse. Leaders must be a minimum of 14 years old and must go through Horse Handling Courses provided by All Star.
Additional Volunteering Opportunites
Handy at construction? Good with a paint brush? Expert at electrical work? Want to work service hours without committing to an entire session? We always have projects that could use extra hands, either by yourself or in a group.
Interested individuals are welcome to join any of the following committees active in meeting the financial needs of All Star’s riding program. We always need volunteers to chair and staff special event committees such as the Run for the Riders, Ride for the Riders, the Christmas Party, the In-House Horse Show and other events.
Does your group want or need to do community service? All Star has worked with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Equestrian Teams, church groups and others. It has always been a rewarding experience for all involved.
Horses that work in therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities and therapies are challenged physically and mentally on a daily basis. As part of the ASEF Schooling team, members would assist the schooling managers in weekly scheduled group sessions designed to help strengthen the ASEF herd physically and mentally. To find out requirements and specified opportunities click here.
The ASEF herd needs continuous high quality care including feeding, access to clean water, and a maintained area in which to live. As a Ranch Hand, volunteers will learn how to safely and correctly feed horses, fill/clean water troughs, and muck pens. You will be able to interact with the ASEF herd during their favorite times of the day, breakfast and dinner! To find out more details and requirements email Veronica Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org.