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New Canaan Mounted Troop, Inc.


EIN: 06-0726610
Founded: 1939
New Canaan Mounted Troop, Inc.
22 Carter Street
New Canaan CT 06840
203-966-0634
Last Updated 2018-07-14

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Equine Welfare Network Guardian
We are proud to be a *2018 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Founded in 1939 as a chapter of the Junior Cavalry of America, NCMT's mission is to to build leadership, responsibility and confidence in youth through sound horsemanship and to enrich the lives of individuals with special needs through equine assisted activities. We provide a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience that emphasizes teamwork and follows a proprietary curriculum focused on horsemanship, riding, and equine care instruction. Additionally, our "Super Troopers" therapeutic riding and equine care program serves children and adults with special needs.


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.


Volunteer Opportunities


Fundraising Events
Minimum Age: 21
Help is always appreciated for set up and take down as well as general help during events.

Therapeutic Riding
Minimum Age: 14
Our "Super Troopers" therapeutic riding and ground program needs volunteers in the ring for horse leading and side walking. Experience not required as we offer training. For information and training dates contact Caroleigh Evarts at supertroopers@newcanaanmountedtroop.org

Horse Show Volunteers
Minimum Age: 21
We can always use extra hands with parking, ingate and jump crew!


Wish List Items


Jumps
New or gently used jumps

Paddock Fencing
We would like to create additional paddocks for turn out; installation included would be ideal.

Ponies And Horses
We are always in need of kind, good-natured horses and ponies, ranging from the ability to teach walk, trot, canter to the ability to jump 3 feet.


*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.