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Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center

P.O. Box 565
Siletz OR 97380
541-961-4156


Tax ID/EIN: 26-0098850
Year Founded: 2004
Last Updated 2011-07-21

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 is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To improve the physical and emotional wellbeing of individuals and their families through threapeutic equestrian activities built on professionalism and trust with a focus on community education, communication and teamwork.


Volunteer Opportunities


Professional Skills
Bright Horizons always has need of individuals with specific professional skills. Of particular need are volunteers with financial, accounting, auditing, legal, administrative, event planning,grant writing and marketing.

Barn Help
General barn duties including stall cleaning, tack cleaning and maintenance, minor repairs, cleaning of viewing room, arena maintenance and other barn related tasks. No previous horse experience necessary

Horse Leader
Minimum Age: 14
Primary responsibility is the horse. Leaders generally have previous horse experience. Reponsible for tacking up before lesson and leading of horse during lessons.

Sidewalker
Minimum Age: 12
Primary responsibility is taking care of the rider. Depending on the level of need, a rider can require onr or two sidewalkers to assist them during their lesson. Helps keep rider centered and balanced on horse.


Wish List Items


Arena
Plastic jumps
Locking Cabinet for Teaching Aides
Bark Mulch 5-20 yards, arena panels, two gates,
Building materials - exterior grade plywood, pressure treated 2 X 4,10-20 yards of sand.

Tack
Rainbow reins, English bridles, Western Saddle pads, cross ties, safety stirrups, Dr. Cook's Bitless Bridles, leather grooming halters, rider helmets - adjustable dial sizes small and medium, Grooming items, brushes, hoof picks.

Horse Maintenance
Allegra Senior Feed grain, Orchard grass hay, turnout sheets for summer, blankets for winter, wormer, fly spray, first aid supplies,Salt Blocks, Bedding Pellets,

Stalls
Stall Guards, Swinging Blanket Racks, Stall ties.

Office Items
File folders,print paper, stamps, laminating machine, USB thumb drives, color printer,printer Ink, brochure paper, mailing labels,newer Laptop.

Horse Trailer
Preferably a three horse bumper pull trailer but two horse bumper pull would also be helpful.