Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
4522 Granny White Pike
Nashville TN 37204
Last Updated 2017-03-08
We are proud to be a *2017 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.
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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public ServiceOur organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
20% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Our organization operates programs involved with horses and other animals.
Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
We provide traditional and non-traditional equine experiences for girls and the community, many of whom would not have access otherwise. Besides affordable progressive instruction, trail rides and horse-care workshops, we offer unique ways to connect through equine digital photography and art classes, horse-related STEM experiences, and vaulting. Our team-building program uses horses to foster communication, problem solving, leadership and teamwork. Our teen volunteer program builds self-esteem, job skills, volunteerism and work ethics. Responsible horse ownership is taught as well as modeled at our 42 horse facility which includes some horses retired from other careers and previously neglected horses.
Teach A SkillMinimum Age: 18Teach a horse care or horsemanship skill to our volunteer teenagers or other group. If you have a special skill we can work into our teaching program, we would love to talk with you.
Horse Program Adult VolunteersMinimum Age: 18Assist with horse programs on weekends by preparing horses, assisting riders, and supervising teenage volunteers. Registration with Girl Scouts, background check, and training will be required.
Riding EquipmentGently used or new leather or synthetic English saddles
English pads and girths
Gently used or new synthetic western saddles
Thick or neoprene western saddle pads
4" PVC pipe for ground poles and jump poles
Grooming SuppliesCurry combs
Mane and tail combs
Barn SuppliesMuck rakes - basket style
Flat back buckets - 5 gallon
Supplements And DewormersMSM