ORIENTATION: Find Out How to Volunteer at a Horse Rescue Farm (CUMMING)

Georgia Horseback Riding
Georgia Horseback Riding
Public group

Every 2nd Saturday of the month

Save the Horses

1768 Newt Green Road · Cumming, GA

How to find us

Park down the driveway then come in the gate, walk to toward the barns. The meeting is in the covered pavilion between the two barns. (Or if it rains it will be held in the barn.)

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Details

**** 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.

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