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East Point Horspice

EIN: 74-3130375
Founded: 2002
2511 East Point Acres
Alliance NE 69301
Last Updated 2011-05-29

Public Charity

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

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.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To improve and enrich the lives of abandoned, abused or neglected horses, in addition to the people with which they contact, through education, care, rehabilitation, and therapy.

Volunteer Opportunities

Therapy Sidewalker
Minimum Age: 16
Sidewalkers are directly responsible for the rider and help them focus their attention on the lesson by providing security if the rider loses their seat.

Horse Handler
Minimum Age: 16
Horse handlers prepare the horses before riders arrive, work with sidewalkers and students during therapy, and tend to the horses after therapy.

Groomers assist maintaining horse health year around through brushing coats, picking hooves, and general cleanliness while providing a meaningful interaction with the horses.

Hoof Trimmer
EPH is a strong barefoot advocate; hoof trimmers maintain hoof health by maintaining a balanced foot preventing lamenesses and rehabilitating distorted feet.

Barn Maintenance Laborer
Laborers are responsible for cleaning inside and outside the barn area; laborers also maintain corral fencing and gates.

Wish List Items

Bareback Saddle Pad
Used to assist more developed riders with their centered riding techniques.

Riding Helmets
Helmets of all sizes to help increase a level of safety.

Volunteer Center
Physical building providing meeting area, bathroom, air conditioning and/or shade, break area for volunteer staff.

Indoor Arena OR Cover For Existing Arena
In order to provide equine riding therapy all year and protection from inclement weather and extreme heat.

Sound System
P.A. system to allow proper communication between therapy riders/volunteers and course facilitator.

Appropriate seating to provide area for volunteers and rider's families to enjoy therapy program.