Volunteer with us

Volunteer Activities:

  • Preparing (brushing  off) the horse or pony

  • Tacking up

  • Preparing the school (with poles, cones, rings etc)

  • Assisting with mounting

  • Leading the horse or pony

  • Walking alongside to support or encourage the rider (often needs two people)

  • Assisting with dismounting

  • Poop scooping!

  • Untacking

  • Making tea/coffee

  • Tack cleaning

  • Assisting riders with their hats and boots

  • Record keeping

  • Fundraising

Training is given in all areas at regular intervals, and there is the opportunity for volunteers to attend Regional and National training days.

If a volunteer wishes to become a coach then all support and assistance will be given to them.  Coaches need to complete the Coaching Pathway and attend Safeguarding and First Aid courses.  


  • Opportunity to learn new skills.

  • Rewarding to see the difference you can make to a disabled child or adult

  • Make new friends and have fun

  • Keep fit

  • Opportunity to eat lots of yummy home-made cakes !

Email our Volunteer Contact:

Thank you for your interest!

Someone will be in touch soon.

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Cream Tea on the Bluebell Railway

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Chair's Summer Tea Party