PO Box 71005
Phoenix AZ 85050
Last Updated 2016-12-28
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Horses Help is a premier accredited therapeutic and recreational agency that serves the special needs population by providing activities to empower them to break through physical, cognitive and emotional barriers using a unique collaboration of horses and people within Arizona's "Valley of the Sun".
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.
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.
Barn BuddyMinimum Age: 14Barn Buddies help care for our special herd by feeding, grooming, and exercising.
Therapeutic Riding Instructors In TrainingMinimum Age: 19These individuals are mentored through an intensive training to work with the special needs population. Instructors in training go through and interview process to be selected to participate in training leading up to a national workshop and certification.
Marketing And Event VolunteersMinimum Age: 18These volunteers work directly with Staff to work in collective teams to plan and execute fundraising events for the center.
Side Walkers And CoachesMinimum Age: 14Side walkers and coaches act as safety side nets during therapeutic riding sessions. These individuals work with special needs clients during class.
Horse HandlersMinimum Age: 16Specially trained horse handlers lead horses during therapeutic riding sessions.
Gift CertificatesGift certificates are always welcome from Home Depot, Grocery stores and Costco!
Office ItemsWe always accept computer paper, paper towels, toilet paper, and basics to keep our center clean and organized.
We Love Gently Used TackWe love to accept donations for gently used tack and riding apparel. We used these items at the center, donate them to some of our 4-H kiddos and sell the rest in our onsite used tack store to keep hay in our barn!