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AHEAD With Horses is a non-profit, developmental therapeutic riding program that specializes in work...

AHEAD With Horses

September 6th, 2014

Location: 10157 Johanna Ave Shadow Hills CA 91040
Duration: Multiple Days
First Day : Sep 6, 2014
Last Day: Jan 1, 1970



AHEAD With Horses is a non-profit, developmental therapeutic riding program that specializes in working with children with multiple and severe disabilities, including autism. AWH’s mission is to:
r Maximize potential of disabled/disadvantaged/special-needs children providing developmental therapy, education and recreation through horses and the environment, with measurable improvement physically, mentally, socially and/or emotionally resulting in increased self-sufficiency and the ability to lead better and more independent and productive lives capable of contributing to society.
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r AWH always needs volunteers!!! We take people that have never seen a live horse before to those that have been riding their whole life.
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r We normally have volunteers help us with our lessons by spotting (walking alongside the horse and helping the instructor and child) and leading horses. Other activities include: grooming, cleaning tack, maintaining the facility (raking leaves, picking up rocks, etc), helping with mailings when needed, etc.
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r If you are interested in helping with the children and horses, we have a quick orientation that is held every Saturday (except before major holidays when we are closed or rain) at 8:45am sharp at our facility at 10157 Johanna Ave, Shadow Hills, CA, 91040. You do not need to sign up for the orientation, simply be here on time. We do teach lessons on Saturdays, which begin at 9:00am. If you would like, you are more than welcome to stay and volunteer that day (till around 2:00-2:30pm).
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r Once you have come to one orientation, you do not need to attend it again. We do have volunteer opportunities at our mobile program site in Brentwood on Thursdays and during the week in Shadow Hills. More information about those days and times will be given at the orientation.
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r If you are between 12 and 18, please bring a parent or guardian with you to sign some paperwork. We do not take any volunteers that are under age 12.
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r Our dress code includes the following:
r • Closed toe shoes with socks
r • Long pants (no shorts)
r • Shirt with sleeves (no tank tops), T-shirts are fine
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r We recommend if you plan on staying for the whole day to bring plenty of water. Saturdays, we do have a half-hour lunch break, and we recommend bringing a snack or sack lunch.
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r If you are completing required volunteer hours for school or club credit, we are happy to sign your paperwork.
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r If you have any questions, please call our office at (818) 767 – 6373.
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r If you want to help AWH, but are more interested in volunteering with office stuff, such as filing, sorting, alphabetizing, grant researching, etc. please call the Office at (818) 767 – 6373 to discuss possibilities and times.
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r We hope to see you soon!!! THANK YOU!!!
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We have a quick orientation that is held every Saturday (except before major holidays when we are closed or rain) at 8:45am sharp at our facility at 10157 Johanna Ave, Shadow Hills, CA, 91040. You do not need to sign up for the orientation, simply be here on time. We do teach lessons on Saturdays, which begin at 9:00am. If you would like, you are more than welcome to stay and volunteer that day (till around 2:00-2:30pm). Other opportunities are available on weekday afternoons. More information can be given at orientation or you can call the office at 818-767-6373.


Tags: animals, disabilities, health, special needs, youth

Contact Person: Michelle Newman

Contact Email: aheadwithhorses@yahoo.com

Contact Phone Number: 818-767-6373

Organization: AHEAD With Horses Inc

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