ST. CHARLES – HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in St. Charles is hosting a volunteer orientation session on Tuesday, July 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Honey Bridge Ranch, 6N917 Route 25, which is next to Brewster Creek Forest Preserve. All volunteers must be 14 years old and minors will need parents to sign a waiver.
According to a news release, volunteers will help with stable chores, horse training, grooming, tacking, side-walking, horse-leading and helping participants. Applicants must be able to attend the orientation, and have availability to volunteer on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Program volunteers should have a minimum of two years of horse experience, while Support and Critter Connections volunteers do not need horse experience and can assist with other tasks.
Potential volunteers should visit www.HorsePowerTR.com to fill out an application. Once submitted, applicants will be contacted for a phone interview prior to orientation.