Joell Dunlap's Square Peg Foundation helps ?square pegs,? the people and horses who don?t fit neatly into a one-size-fits-all society. She has found that working together, horse and rider teams help one another in critical, life affirming ways.
January 2012--In joining the the Alltech Ag Network on iHigh.com?, the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) has a feature-rich platform that will enable them to post news articles, share photos and video clips, and even live-stream broadcast their events online and to mobile devices.
Volunteers are regularly needed to assist KHP staff on a daily basis and are vitally important when the park plays host to world-class events like the World Equestrian Games, Rolex- Kentucky Three-Day-Event, special presentations, and major museum exhibitions.
Ready to volunteer? Check out the opportunities at these equine organizations.
Building sustainable trails for equestrian use
Here are links to a selection of Pony Clubs around the world.
Helping horses and people in need can be a rewarding experience, but consider what it will take before you commit to volunteering at a horse organization.
Here is a selection of Therapeutic Riding Centers and Organizations.
Body and Spirit, based at McFadden Ranch in Greybull, WY, is a therapeutic riding program for the mentally or physically challenged.
From a major residential developer, tips on how advocates for equestrian and horse trail access can work with developers to preserve trail access.
Thinking Horseman columnist Kip Goldreyer explains why the delights of scribing for a dressage judge outweigh the difficulties.
Many equine-oriented nonprofit organizations rely on hands-on help from volunteers to make it through each day. Whether you can spare as little as an hour a month or as much as a few days a week, there are dozens of ways you can make a contribution to the equestrian community as a volunteer.
A volunteer mounted unit in Ohio has learned how to have fun with other horse people, build skills and help keep public areas safe while riding the trails ? even if you don?t have your own horse.