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  • WHERE CAN I VOLUNTEER ?

    HI- anybody volunteering at maryland horse barns - thanks for your input - who can you contact - also any happenings - i have no luck to find anything on the internet...

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    What kind of work can you do?
    Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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    • #3
      There is likely a therapeutic riding program in your area, and most of those programs are always looking for volunteers.
      Save lives! Adopt a pet from your local shelter.

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      • #4
        Have you checked with days End Horse Rescue http://www.defhr.org/pdf/Internship%...%20Website.pdf

        Also Gentle Giants horse rescue
        Epona Farm
        Irish Draughts and Irish Draught Sport horses

        Join us on Facebook

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        • #5
          Google turned up several rescues in the area, that would be a good place to start if you have extra time.
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          Wendy
          ... and Patrick

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          • #6
            check NARHA website....the theraputic centers usually desperately need volunteers.

            http://www.narha.org/narha-centers/find-center

            good luck
            www.headsupspecialriders.com

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            • #7
              Originally posted by horsetales View Post
              Have you checked with days End Horse Rescue http://www.defhr.org/pdf/Internship%...%20Website.pdf

              Also Gentle Giants horse rescue
              Here's the volunteering page for GGDHR:

              http://gentlegiantsdrafthorserescue....unteering.html
              The Trials and Jubilations of a Twenty-Something Re-rider
              Happy owner of Kieran the mostly-white-very-large-not-pony.

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              • #8
                Perhaps this link will help to find something close to you:

                http://www.horse-welfare.org/find.aspx
                Be kind to the animals for they are the True Innocents!
                True Innocents Equine Rescue: www.tierrescue.org
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                • #9
                  Maryland Therapeutic Riding in Annapolis is a wonderful place to volunteer!
                  Who is John Galt?

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                  • #10
                    Maryland, though not a huge state, covers some geographic areas - and in some spots you might be close to VA, WVA, DE or PA - so where are you located and what type of volunteer work are looking for - w/ Therapeutic Riding, Horse/Animal Rescue, free help at barns etc...

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                      THANKS everybody - keep the information coming - i am living on the eastern shore not much here - if your in boats-water-etc...you get my meaning - i am looking for any kind of volunteer work [ example ,washing buckets,cleaning stalls-brushing the horse- office work - meetings- clinics-i have a lot of free time on my hands- horse sitting night and day -can anybody get me in-send a message - i know the rescues you guys or as you say it cothers are talking about -i lived there-we should have a thread for this -any happenings-keep them coming and thanks...WE NEED TO BUMP THE HORSE INDUSTRY ... i will be the first to bump ...sorry so long...

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                      • #12
                        Don't know what part of Eastern shore... but http://www.equihab.org is a horse rescue in Cecil County. They also have a FB page- http://www.facebook.com/album.php?fb...46684032035790
                        http://www.leakycreek.com/
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                        John P. Smith II 1973-2009 Love Always
                        Father, Husband, Friend, Firefighter- Cancer Sucks- Cure Melanoma

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                        • #13
                          Folks - before posting you might want to take a look at this person's posting history.
                          Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                          Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                          -Rudyard Kipling

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by JSwan View Post
                            Folks - before posting you might want to take a look at this person's posting history.
                            Yeah, I was gonna say something slappy, but my better side decided not to.
                            Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                              OKAY-i am so confused - why is it everytime i post on here i get no contact- or my posts don.t fit - i think if i was looking to volunteer at a hospital- which is not my passion -i would have all kinds of info - but thats not my passion -i am not in a wheelchair - if i would post on here my disability -i would not get a response -just want to pet a horse- wash a water bucket-feed a flake of hay , grain, etc... - get to know any horse people- see their horses - please don,t be mad at my post - comments- etc... thanks for listening...sorry so long...

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by HOOF123 View Post
                                OKAY-i am so confused - why is it everytime i post on here i get no contact- or my posts don.t fit - i think if i was looking to volunteer at a hospital- which is not my passion -i would have all kinds of info - but thats not my passion -i am not in a wheelchair - if i would post on here my disability -i would not get a response -just want to pet a horse- wash a water bucket-feed a flake of hay , grain, etc... - get to know any horse people- see their horses - please don,t be mad at my post - comments- etc... thanks for listening...sorry so long...
                                You wouldn't be confused if you had read the answers - there are many suggestions here. I don't think anyone has anything to offer you which you can't do for yourself - you are going to have to do the legwork and use the ideas here as clues to places you can look. If you want to volunteer, find the horse places near you and start making calls. No horse place i know of will turn away free help or grooming, unless they are a private house with a private barn and don't want strangers on the property. If you contact the boarding barns and thereputic riding centers in your area, you will have some options. Good luck.
                                Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                                • #17
                                  Here are nineteen places in Maryland with all their contact information from websites to phone numbers:

                                  http://www.narha.org/narha-centers/find-center
                                  Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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