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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Rising Hope is a non-profit therapeutic equine center in Centre County, Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide recreational and therapeutic riding contributing positively to the physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being of individuals through equine assisted activities.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public ServiceOur organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) programs with instructors, specialists, counselors, trainers and/or facilitators who have certified training for their scope of practice applicable to the people participating in the programs and specific to the program offerings - serving as staff (full-time or part-time), as independent contractors, and/or as service providers, serving in a volunteer capacity, or accompanying clients when participating in our programs.
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Sidewalker VolunteerMinimum Age: 14Volunteers are extremely valued and appreciated in the Rising Hope program. Without dedicated volunteers, our program could not operate and serve the community and its individuals.
Rising Hope is looking for Sidewalker Voluteers to walk beside the individual receiving therapeutic riding instruction. Training is mandatory.
Wish List Tack1 draft saddle approximately 900 18 inch
2 English saddles, one 16 inch and one 18 inch
Surcingle 360 used with bareback pad and allows participant to have hand holds for balance
Therapeutic hippo-helper provides support for people who cannot sit upright and need to gain strength 200
Adjustable reins 70 helps set position for hands and gives solid hold
Ladder reins 70 easier hand hold position