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ORIENTATION: Find Out How to Volunteer at a Horse Rescue Farm (CUMMING)
**** SAVE THE HORSES **** This is a New Volunteer Orientation that is held on the second Saturday of every month, rain or shine at 9 AM until about 11AM. Learn about the rescue, the animals and how you can help. Take a tour and meet the animals (there are about 50 horses on this farm as well as other animals!), visit the petting zoo (with miniature horses, goats, pigs, sheep, ducks and chickens) and get HANDS ON EXPERIENCE with some of our daily barn chores that include: • Mucking (cleaning) stalls • Clean water buckets • Fill water buckets • Pickup/dump manure • Haltering • Feeding Dress code: Wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet and/or dirty. Wear sturdy, closed toe shoes (sneakers or low heeled boots are ideal.) For your safety, please DO NOT wear sandals, flip flops or steel toed boots. Also, no hanging jewelry or loose clothing that can get caught. Age requirement: Kids of all ages are welcome as long as they are supervised at all times. Children 16 years or younger must come with an adult. Dogs: No dogs allowed. This is a rain or shine event: The Orientation is held under a covered Pavilion. If it rains, it will be held in the barn. Volunteers are needed 7 days a week. ***VOLUNTEERS ARE THE BACKBONE OF THE RESCUE FARM*** 1. All Orientation attendees must fill out a liability waiver. If you can, fill it out online and print it and bring it with you. If you can't - no worries. http://savethehorses.org/uploads/3/2/0/7/3207683/sth_waiver_-_2015.pdf (http://files.meetup.com/10649002/Save%20The%20Horses%20NEW%20Volunteer%20Waiver.pdf) 2. Visit the Save the Horses website for more information. There you can read the Volunteer Handbook which provides rules & guidelines. http://savethehorses.org/volunteer.html Help needed at the farm includes: • Barn Volunteer: Daily barn chores (feeding, stall cleaning, etc.) • Farm Operations: Handy/maintenance work. Mowing, gardening/ landscaping, fence, equipment and other repairs, building/construction, painting, etc. • Non-Horse Volunteer Opportunities: Public relations (community outreach), grant writing, marketing, fundraising, graphics, website design and office cleaning and administration. STH is an all-volunteer organization, operating solely the on donations given through the generosity of compassionate and caring people. Thank you. Save the Horses (The Horse Rescue, Relief & Retirement Fund) is a 501(c)(3 ) organization. All donations are tax deductible. *************************************************************** Georgia Horseback Riding Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/groups/georgiahorseback/ Georgia Horseback Riding Twitter Page https://twitter.com/gahorseback

Save the Horses

1768 Newt Green Road · Cumming, GA

What we're about

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Whether it is your first or 1000th ride, Georgia Horseback Riding (GHR) is the place to enjoy horses and socialize with other horse lovers.

***All skill levels are welcome. ***

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***We offer events for horse owners and non-horse owners***

The group’s focus is on great companionship and interaction with horses while enjoying nature.

The group meets primarily to enjoy guided rides on local trails sprinkled with other events such as:

Volunteering at horse rescue farms

Participating in group riding lessons

Watching horse shows and events

Attending horse clinics & camps

Stable visits

Horsemanship education

Attending polo matches

Watch horse themed movies

Volunteering at therapeutic farms

Overnight camping

Moonlight rides

Barn parties

Fundraisers

and anything we can think of that's fun and involves horses!

Don't be afraid if you haven't ridden before or in a while. Come and join other horse lovers as we experience 2014, the year of the horse.

To join our group you should love horses and your profile should state that you live in the state of Georgia.

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We are members of:
Georgia Equine Rescue League

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