New Kingdom Trailriders rider and volunteer recruitment


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 12:17 pm
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Press release submitted by New Kingdom Trailriders


2013 RIDER AND VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT


The Staff from New Kingdom Trailriders will be at the Younker's Court, SouthPark Mall, Moline, IL on February 2, 2013. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. until noon they will be distributing applications to riders and volunteers for the New Kingdom Trailriders' 2011 riding season! Prospective and returning riders and volunteers, as well as the general public, are invited to attend.

General information and videos about therapeutic riding with New Kingdom will be presented at 10:00 a.m. Those riders who attend this meeting will have the best chance of getting into the program as applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. After February 2nd, applications will be available to those who request one from our mall office.

Those eligible to ride must be at least 3 years of age and be physically or mentally disabled and have a doctors' approval. Those interested to be volunteers must be at least 14 years old and available to attend training sessions. Volunteer jobs range from working directly with horses and riders, to maintenance and clerical tasks. People with specialized skills, such as horse handlers and physical or occupational therapists, are needed. Training will begin March 16.


















 




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