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