Articles Tagged 'Volunteering On Horseback'

Voluntourism With Horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 20, 2015
Learn how you can make a difference for people and horses on your next holiday with these voluntourism opportunities around the globe. by Jocelyn Pierce Volunteer tourism or voluntourism is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional vacation. Not only can volunteers experience exciting new places and cultures while… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »

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 »

Learn How Equi-Yoga Benefits Equestrians and Equines

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 13, 2012
Find out the many benefits of practicing Equi-Yoga as a rider, and how it can help your equine partner.  by Raina Paucar I have know Marty Whittle since I was a child. She is the instructor who shaped me into the rider I am today. Had it not been for… 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 »