Volunteer Job Descriptions at Reins of Hope
The main responsibility of the leader is to prep/groom horse during tacking and controlling horse in the lesson. It is the leader who must help in guiding, stopping and starting at the direction of the instructor during the lesson. Qualifications for Horse Leader – Minimum age is 14. Must have attended Volunteer Training. Must have experience with horses. Attend hands-on training and be responsible for continued training as needed. Should be able to walk at a fast pace and jog intermittently during the lesson.
Sidewalkers: The primary responsibility of a sidewalker is to maintain constant safety awareness, while providing secure physical and motivational support to the rider. Qualifications for Sidewalker – Minimum age is 14. Be able to walk briskly in sand for 15-20 minutes. Jog intermittently for short periods of time while horse is trotting. Attend volunteer training and be committed for your time slot assignment.
To get started you can download and fill out our volunteer application & liability release below! For more details and to sign up for our next volunteer orientation please contact Nansii Downer at 817-741-7614.
Reins of Hope
P.O. Box 448
Keller, TX 76248
Physical Address: 4200 Keller-Haslet Road, Keller