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Volunteer Training

All volunteers interested in becoming a volunteer are required to attend a one-time orientation that will include our policies and procedures for volunteering, as well as a hands-on training to learn how to be an effective side helper for those interested in lesson volunteering. Horse experience is not required to be a volunteer in our lessons!

Volunteer Requirements

• You must be 14 years or older to volunteer with TRI

• You will be subject to a background check before being accepted as a volunteer. Any concerns brought up by the background check will be discussed between the potential volunteer and TRI’s Volunteer Coordinator before being accepted as a volunteer.

• You must review TRI’s Volunteer Handbook before attending your first volunteer session with TRI

• TRI’s main form of communication with volunteers is via email so please be sure to provide an email and check for correspondences

• Be aware that volunteering in our lessons is a physical task and you will be asked to walk and/or jog alongside your students on uneven footing

Upcoming New Volunteer Orientations

Saturday April 22nd, 2-4pm at the TRI Farm

To RSVP please contact us at or 937-619-7577 to get signed up!

Join our team of volunteers!


For New Volunteers:

2023 Volunteer Application 

For returning volunteers:

2022 Volunteer Annual Update

Volunteer Roles and Training Requirements:

Volunteer Roles and Training Requirements


Volunteer Handbook:

Volunteer Handbook

For more information on volunteering, contact Volunteer Manager at or by calling 937-317-4545.

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