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 go to
what your best Qualities and how you can help at the stables.