Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center

Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center
16497 Snyder Road
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
Phone: 440-708-0013

EIN: 34-1310435
Founded: 1978
Last Updated 2019-05-31

Public Charity

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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 Service

Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).

Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

Volunteer Opportunities

Lesson Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Lesson (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 Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Classroom 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 Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Office Volunteers help with all types of projects, such as sorting and stapling, making phone calls, addressing envelopes, filing and more.

Special Event Volunteers
Minimum Age: 21
Special Event Volunteers help plan our fundraising events or work as volunteers on the day of the event.

Summer Camp Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Summer Camp Volunteers work with summer campers participating in daily riding lessons, barn activities, art projects, nature activities and more.

Riding Lesson Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Riding 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 Volunteers
Minimum Age: 14
Carriage 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.

Wish List Items

Barn And Horses Wish List
Corn brooms
Epsom salts
Horse treats
Hydrogen peroxide
Large push brooms
Muck buckets
Plastic replacement pick heads
Rubbing alcohol

Maintenance Wish List
10W – 30 oil – SAE
5W – 40 oil – SAE
600 – 800# Ratchet tie down straps
9 –V Batteries
Deep well sockets for ½ inch ratchet
Double A batteries
Double end snaps
Duct tape
Garden rakes
Gardening or work gloves
Liquid laundry detergent
Plastic or vinyl tarps – any size
Pressurized grease gun
Pruning saw
Small hand trimmers/nippers
Towels or shop towels
Trouble light

*Guardians are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations. The Guardian Designation is awarded annually.
Equine Welfare Network Guardian

We are proud to be a 2019 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

We welcome you to donate directly to us. We will receive 100% of your donation made here.


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