P.O. Box 979
Lexington, VA 24450
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
"Horses Helping People." Our therapy herd helps people physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Social Media ExpertMinimum Age: 18Help maintain Hoofbeats' website, Facebook page, and blog; use social media to promote Hoofbeats events.
CarpenterMinimum Age: 14Provide minor carpentry assistance; help repair equipment and facilities.
FundraiserMinimum Age: 14Assist with fundraising projects; write grants.
Costume Designer/SeamstressMinimum Age: 14Sew costumes for riders participating in costume classes or drill team exhibitions.
Special Needs HelperMinimum Age: 14Lend your special skills, such as signing, to assist special needs riders.
Sound TechnicianMinimum Age: 14Operate sound equipment for music during lessons or horse shows.
Office AssistantMinimum Age: 14Assist with clerical chores including file maintenance, inventory of supplies, and computer tasks such as formatting documents, making posters, organizing pictures, or creating PowerPoint presentations.
PhotographerMinimum Age: 14Take pictures and/or videos at lessons and special events.
Set-up AssistantMinimum Age: 14Set up the riding ring for games or other special activities.
Barn And Horse Care HelperMinimum Age: 14Assist with barn chores and care of horses before and after lessons.
Lesson HelperMinimum Age: 14Lead or walk alongside horses, or spot riders during lessons and horse shows.
Office SuppliesPrinter paper, ball point pens, adhesive tape, file folders, mailing envelopes, stamps
CouponsEspecially from bags of Southern States feed products
Riding HelmetsLight-weight ASTM-approved riding helmets, especially Lexington or Troxel brand, small or medium sizes; must be less than five years old and meet current safety standards
Horse NeedsBrushes, curry combs, mane combs, hoof picks, sweat scrapers, fly spray, fly masks
Barn EquipmentManure forks, brooms, feed tubs, water buckets
TackIn good repair and serviceable, safe condition: English saddles (all-purpose or dressage, all sizes), Western saddles, English gel pads, English bridles, leather halters, lead ropes, horse blankets, coolers
Riding ApparelServiceable condition, please, in all sizes: Show jackets (hunt style or dressage), breeches, ratcatchers, tall boots, paddock boots