Manna's Hana Riding Center
1285 Brotherton Drive
Cookeville TN 38506
Last Updated 2017-04-04
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Manna's Hana Riding Center is founded through love to provide recreational riding for individuals with special needs by means of equine-assisted activities.
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.
Manna's Hana VolunteerMinimum Age: 13Program Volunteers: assist by leading horses or walking beside students (sidewalking) during classes. Horse leaders need a general knowledge of horses. Horse leaders may assist in preparing horses for classes (grooming and tacking) and are responsible for leading horses during class. Sidewalkers do not need horse experience. They are responsible for communicating with the students and offering them physical and emotional support. Program volunteers should be willing to commit to the same day and time each week and are required to attend our introductory volunteer orientation and training session.
Stable Help/PonyPal VolunteersMinimum Age: 13assist with general barn chores and work directly with barn staff to care for the horses and get them ready for program (grooming and tacking). These volunteers should be willing to commit to a specified, consistent period of time each week. They also help with general maintenance, repairs and improvements of the facility, including fence repair, manure management, gardening and trail maintenance. They are required to attend our introductory volunteer orientation and training session prior to beginning their work.. Riding volunteers are experienced riders who have passed an evaluation qualifying them to help us school and exercise our horses when they are not working in the program.
Wish ListHorse Health Supplies
Scholarships ($25 X 4 people per month = $100 month for one horse)
Fly spray, fly sticky strips
Fine Pine Shavings
Low suds laundry detergent
Gift cards: Lowes, Tractor Supply, Putnam Farm Supply
General office Supplies( white & colored printer paper, post-it notes, ink cartridges,scotch tape, etc.
10 X13 envelopes
Manila folders (cream & yellow)
Toilet paper, paper towels
Heavy cardstock (white & colored)
Field Trip Needs
Construction Paper (icolored, white)
Colored Markers, Glue Sticks, Google Eyes
Apples/Carrots, Molassas, Oatmeal
CD-R (copy made for teachers of students)
Barn and Facility Needs
Heavy duty, 4-wheel utility cart
Mucking buckets/Mucking forks
Leather work gloves
Tack cleaning supplies
Horse training videos
Horse show & riding clothes (different sizes)
Western & English boots (different sizes)
Covered Arena (Clear Span)