As much as we appreciate all of our helpers, our main mission is SAFETY! Helping at the barn is a wonderful opportunity to learn – and it’s a huge help to us. But we can NEVER, EVER forget that safety comes first.
Physical Requirements: All Volunteer should be able to meet the following requirements:
Able to stand for over an hour at time
Able to bend, twist, stretch and lift in order to clean stalls, horse's hooves, apply leg wraps, etc.
Able to push a fully loaded wheelbarrow for distances
Able to carry and hang a full five gallon water bucket
Able to vigorously groom a horse for periods of time longer than 15 minutes
Able to lift and carry and raise above a horse's back to 50lbs
Able to monitor (watch, listen, and observe) horses and other riders for safety and training issues.
When riding, you must always:
PASTURE SAFETY AND RULES!
BEFORE LEAVING THE STABLES:
ASAW Scholarship-- $2,000
UPHA Maria Knight Scholarship $10,000
Equestrian Colleges with Saddleseat Riding
UW- Madison Madison, WI (our Stables is nearby)
William Woods Fulton, MO
Stephens College Columbia, MO
Yes we love to support and watch a young person grow by helping out at the stables. Just fill out the form to
what your best Qualities and how you can help at the stables. Saturday's are days for volunteering.