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HorsePower- Brigadoon
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The role of Horse Volunteers is to assist the centre coach with the care, welfare and preparation of our horses and ponies on days when Horsepower sessions are held.

There's a range of task that we'd love you to help us with:

Horse Leader

  • to work with the horse during RDA sessions under the direction of the centre coach.

Side Walker

  • to work with and assist the client during RDA sessions under the direction of the centre coach.

Arena volunteer

  • Assist the coaches to set up various activities and tasks prior to and during RDA sessions in the arena.
  • Lead horses or assist riders in sessions.
  • Help with the care and grooming of horses.
  • Help with the training of horses for our programs.
  • Help with stable management and cleaning tack.

An induction training program and on-the-job training is provided.