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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Fieldstone Farm engages the therapeutic power of our horses to discover and nurture the special abilities of individuals, families and communities.
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 (full-time, part-time, independent contractors, and/or service providers) who have certified training applicable for people with special needs and specific to the program offerings - either on staff or accompanying clients when participating in our programs
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Lesson VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Lesson (or arena) volunteers serve as horse leaders - grooming, tacking and handling the lesson horse - or as sidewalkers - providing verbal encouragement and/or physical support to the rider. Ideally, you'll commit to participating for a block of 1-3 lessons one day a week for a semester.
Classroom Lessons VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Classroom Lessons Volunteers work with instructors and students in unmounted activities, helping students learn about horse care and participate in art, crafts and other educational activities.
Office VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Office Volunteers help with all types of projects, such as sorting and stapling, making phone calls, addressing envelopes, filing and more.
Special Event VolunteersMinimum Age: 21Special Event Volunteers help plan our fundraising events or work as volunteers on the day of the event.
Summer Camp VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Summer Camp Volunteers work with summer campers participating in daily riding lessons, barn activities, art projects, nature activities and more.
Riding Lesson VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Riding Lesson Volunteers tack horses and work as leaders (horse handlers) or side-walkers (providing verbal encouragement and/or physical support to the rider) throughout classes. Riding Lesson Volunteers also assist with grooming and saddling horses for lessons
Carriage Driving VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Carriage Driving Volunteers commit to a lengthy training process. They learn how to assist with harnessing a carriage horse, long lining, and some even drive a horse-drawn carriage.
Barn And Horses Wish ListCorn brooms
Large push brooms
Plastic replacement pick heads
Maintenance Wish List10W â€“ 30 oil â€“ SAE
5W â€“ 40 oil â€“ SAE
600 â€“ 800# Ratchet tie down straps
9 â€“V Batteries
Deep well sockets for Â½ inch ratchet
Double A batteries
Double end snaps
Gardening or work gloves
Liquid laundry detergent
Plastic or vinyl tarps â€“ any size
Pressurized grease gun
Small hand trimmers/nippers
Towels or shop towels