Thank You!

The inspirational dedication and devotion of our EQUI-KIDS volunteers enable us to deliver our mission every single day and We are grateful for each and every one of our volunteers who selflessly offer their service to support our theraptic riding program. With more than 300 volunteers delivering 14,000 hours of service, our program offers numerous ways that you can help.

For more information on the different volunteer roles we offer, visit the volunteer opportunities page.

Program Volunteer Qualifications

  • All volunteers must be 14 years of age or older
    (+21 to support our veterans program)
  • All volunteers must preregister and attend an orientation (held every 30-60 days).To learn more about our volunteer opportunities and receive the Volunteer Application packet, please see the contact information below
  • Lesson volunteers are required to sign up for a minimum of one lesson per week (1 . 5 hours)
  • Barn and facility volunteers are encouraged to maintain a consistent shift schedule to ensure adequate coverage. Morning, afternoon and early evening shifts are available Monday through Sunday
  • Volunteers must be able to adhere to safety standards, follow the directions of program staff and provide services as needed for their role

For more information about our volunteer program or to register for an orientation training date, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, at 757.721.7350 or via email at volunteer@equikids.org.