VARHA (Venango Area Riding for the Handicapped Association) Inc.
150 Wagner Drive
Franklin PA 16323
Last Updated 2017-03-14
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
VARHA provides therapeutic horseback riding for children and adults with disabilities, "at risk" youth, and families in crisis in Venango County and surrounding areas of northwestern Pennsylvania.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDMinimum Age: 14VARHA needs volunteers to assist with riding classes for children and adults with disabilities on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 pm from May through October. Training sessions held throughout the riding season.
WISH LISTHaflinger gelding age 15 or less, under 15H, trained to ride and drive
New or used 24 foot new or good used hay elevator
Triaxle loads of 2B limestone, crushed river stone and crushed sandstone
Biothane driving harness