Articles Tagged 'Volunteer'

Dream Jobs: Life Skills Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 18, 2012
By teaching life skills through the aid of horses, Sara Crum helps at-risk youth with her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Sara Crum’s career with horses began when she volunteered at a therapeutic riding center and was inspired to learn more. Nearly 10 years later, she has earned certification as a… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Helping Others as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 15, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Have you ever wanted a job that makes you feel completely satisfied at the end of the day, knowing you did something good and helped others? Jan Vescelius has this gratification every day as director and head therapeutic riding instructor at Therapeutic Riding, Incorporated (TRI) of Ann… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Grooming for an Olympic Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 10, 2012
Liv Gude, former groom for Guenter Seidel, shares how you can groom your way to an equine career. by Karen Braschayko Have you ever wanted to meet champion riders and care for some of the finest horses in the world? Liv Gude did just that when she groomed for an… Read more »

Ten Reasons to Get Involved with Therapeutic Riding

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 30, 2011
Help individuals with special needs to learn about horses, and you just may help yourself as well by Karen Braschayko It can be dirty, it can be difficult, and you may occasionally end up sweaty hot or shivering cold, feeling a bit frustrated or absolutely elated, but here are some… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities with Horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 13, 2011
"Your life and mine should be valued not by what we take...but by what we give." -Edgar Allen, Founder of Easter Seals By Jill Overacker Summer is a great time to begin volunteering or to start your search for opportunities this fall. Giving of your time is an excellent way… Read more »

The Promise: My Defining Moment

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 23, 2010
By Laurie Wagner, Volunteer Ambassador Days End Farm Horse Rescue   You know, I’ve had many people tell me I should write a book about my life. I thought I would start here, about a story of a “promise” that was made at a horse rescue, back in the year… Read more »

Horse Rescues: Helping Unwanted Horses

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
Learn about Unwanted Horses in America, spotlighting Days End Horse Farm and Kentucky's Secretariat Center By Equitrekking host Darley Newman Lately, more and more people are talking about the unwanted horse problem in America. It seems to be everywhere I turn, and not just in the news. I’m hearing stories… Read more »