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United Cerebral Palsy & Handicap Persons Association of the Utica Area

1020 Mary St.
Utica NY 13501
315-520-7046


Tax ID/EIN: 15-0543657
Year Founded: 1950
Last Updated 2016-07-04

Public Charity


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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 uses horses to provide our services that are cared for and sheltered by another organization(s).

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
At Upstate Cerebral Palsy, we provide innovative programs and services that support people and create opportunities to fulfill life choices... one person at a time, through everyday miracles.

Upstate Cerebral Palsy's recreational horseback riding program has been in operation for more than 20 years and is facilitated by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, other staff and volunteers.


Volunteer Opportunities


Equine Assisted Riding Program
Minimum Age: 14
We are looking for volunteers to assist with our equine assisted riding program, which includes adaptive riding, hippotherapy and vaulting.

Volunteers may assist with grooming and tacking horses, as well as leading/sidewalking and facilitating activities with participants.

Dates are:

Monday nights: Adaptive Riding
Tuesday nights: Hippotherapy
Thursday nights: Adaptive Vaulting

*Lessons continue year-round

Time frame is 4 to 7:30pm in Sauquoit. There will be an orientation in April to review required paperwork including HIPAA and confidentiality, as well as a program overview of how to lead a horse and sidewalk, and barn rules/regulations.


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