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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Nature's Edge Therapy Center, Inc. provides the highest quality intensive rehabilitation by qualified and licensed staff to our patients and their families in a safe, natural and motivational setting, promoting the human-animal bond. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate our patients' independence and integration into family, school, and society.
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.
75%% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Our organization operates programs involved with horses and other animals.
Volunteers Needed For Our ProgramsMinimum Age: 12We provide Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy to patients with disabilities. We also have a Reminiscing on the Farm program for senior citizens. Volunteers can assist with ground maintenance, assisting in sidewalking and animal interactions with our patients, fundraising, gardening, arts and crafts, office and barn assisting
Wish ListCowboy Boots-all sizes
Medical Supplies (vet wrap, cotton wrap, pain reliever, stethoscope, etc.)
Mane & Tail Tamers
Fly Spray & Masks
Good quality grass hay
Gardening tools & plants - hoe, spade, dirt, watering cans
Stall rakes, shovels, picks, brooms
Dry erase board/stand
Paper, markers, crayons, playdough, paint, pens
Sterile non-latex gloves