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Hearts & Hooves

EIN: 31-1778747
Founded: 2001
Hearts & Hooves
2308 Kellogg Acres Road
Sherwood AR 72120
Last Updated 2016-01-13

Public Charity

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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Hearts & Hooves enriches the lives of people with disabilities through partnership with the horse.

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Minimum Age: 14
Volunteers needed to walk next to horse to assist riders with disabilities in therapeutic riding lessons. Volunteers may physically support riders or act as a coach. All sidewalkers must go through orientation/training, and be committed to coming at least 1 hour per week regularly during business hours (typically 9am-5pm-occasional evenings or Saturdays possible).

Horse Handlers
Minimum Age: 14
Volunteer horse handlers needed to assist in equine assisted activities. Volunteers must have previous experience with horses (ownership, riding lessons, previous volunteer experience, etc), and must complete horse handler training at Hearts & Hooves. Daytime availability preferred. Volunteers should be able to dedicate 1.5 hours per week or more.

Office Help
Minimum Age: 15
We're looking for assistance in receiving visitors, answering phones, fundraiser planning, light data entry, filing, etc to help keep us running in a professional way. Volunteer should have good interpersonal skills, be friendly, have some computer knowledge (Microsoft Office preferred), and be willing to work 4+ hours per week.

Wish List Items

Office/Paper Supplies
Paper supplies are a constant need for us. Copy paper, telephone message books, toilet paper, c-fold or roll paper towels and kleenex are always in short supply, and needed to maintain a comfortable and professional environment for our riders. Donations are tax-deductible, and always appreciated!

Australian Stock Saddle Or Endurance Saddle
Needed in good shape for use in therapeutic riding lessons. We are hoping for a larger seat size to accommodate adults who need a more supportive saddle, without a horn. Donations are tax deductible!

For re-graveling drive and parking lot. Also looking for a finer gravel to fill cracks in sidewalks to make sure the way is smooth for walkers and wheelchairs.

Horse Trailer
We're looking for a serviceable 2 horse bumper pull trailer to take to local shows, demonstrations, or the vet's office.