Dream Catchers Therapeutic Horsemanship
P.O. Box 1261
Williamsburg VA 23187
Last Updated 2016-06-09
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center, a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International Premier accredited center, improves the quality of life for individuals with physical, emotional, and developmental needs by providing evidence-based therapeutic riding, equine assisted activities and advancing effective practices through professional education and research.
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.
Facility VolunteersMinimum Age: 18If you like to mow grass, tend to gardens,or like to do "handy-person fix-it" type chores around the farm we want you!
Lesson VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Lesson volunteers work directly with the students and the horses. Volunteers will receive necessary training. They must be able to walk and "trot" with the students and the horses for a minimum of one hour once per week.
Horse SnacksFresh apples, carrots, or peppermints and gingersnaps- each horse gets a treat after each of the lessons-- please help by donating!
Pick-up Trucka 250 or 2500 or larger pick-up truck to use around the farm and to pull the horse trailer!
Saddleswe have acquired several draft horses and are in need of larger (18 inch or bigger) saddles to fit them. Please, only saddles in good to excellent condition-- we care about our horse's backs!