Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center
8450 N. 43rd St.
Augusta MI 49012
Last Updated 2017-11-30
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To enhance the lives of individuals who have special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies while leading the industry in education.
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.
Office WorkMinimum Age: 14Mailing/filing
Summer Camp AssistantMinimum Age: 14Assist instructors in all activites (on and off horses)
Grounds/MaintenanceMinimum Age: 14Gardening, lawn maintenance, landscaping, painting, ect.
Special EventsMinimum Age: 14Assist where needed in special events open to the public. These events are generally held on weekends.
Hippotherapy AssistantMinimum Age: 14Assist physical therapist as a side-walker. This position requires special training.
Barn WorkMinimum Age: 14Cleaning stalls, sweeping, grooming, feeding, watering horses
Equine Management TeamMinimum Age: 14Assist instructors in the physical and emotional maintenance of the horses. This involves exercising the horses, performing some stretching exercises, and behavior management activities. This particular position requires instructor approval.
Committee Member For FundraisersMinimum Age: 18Open to those who have a passion for planning. We're always on the lookout for creative individuals looking to donate their time and talent to raise money for our cause!
Leader/SidewalkerMinimum Age: 14Assist in classes by either leading a horse (while student is riding) or sidewalking (walking beside the student while keeping an eye on their position and actions and assisting the instructor in focusing their attention)
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Extra Long English Reinsalso called warmblood size. These usually measure 56 to 58 inches
A Treeless Western Saddle
Memory Foam Half Pad
Stocky HorseCheff is in search of a big boned well behaved horse! We've got our eyes out for a draft cross of sorts who would be able to carry unbalanced heavier riders. If you or someone you know owns such a horse and might consider donating such a horse to our program, please contact us!
Mouthwashany kind will do! we use this to disinfect water buckets