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Helping Students Help Horses. Triple J Horse Farm 1567 Augusta Rd. (Rt. 201) Bowdoin, ME 04287 Jan and Tim Marconi (207)666-3097

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1 Helping Students Help Horses

2 Triple J Horse Farm 1567 Augusta Rd. (Rt. 201) Bowdoin, ME 04287 Jan and Tim Marconi (207)666-3097 triplejhorsefarm@yahoo.com Leaders or side walkers Office assistance Barn assistance

3 Riverveiw Horse farm 56 Edgecomb rd. Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 (207)353-7826 or (207)522-1651 Leaders or side walkers Office assistance Barn assistance

4 Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center 14 Lilac Drive Windham ME (207)892-2813 Leaders or side walkers Office assistance Barn assistance

5 Monarch Horse Farm 90 Shiloh Road Durham ME 04222-5400 Laurie Koehler (207)353-4657 mhf@suscom-maine.net Barn assistance

6 Hearts and Horses Farm and Therapeutic Riding Center 63 Justin Merrill Rd. Buxton ME 04093 (207)929-4700 Leaders or side walkers Office assistance Barn assistance

7 Upper Pond Stables 147 Upper Pond Road Litchfield ME 04350 Karen and Bart Barstis (207)485-1745 meadowmist1@roadrunner.com Barn assistance

8 Horse Leaders and Side Walkers Riders in our program have specific goals that they work on during their sessions. These goals may include improvements in their balance, posture, muscle tone, speech, social skills and self-esteem. Certified instructors lead the lessons and trained volunteers are needed to assist each rider by leading the rider's horse (horse leader) and/or walking next to the rider (side walker) throughout the lesson.

9 Barn Assistant Our barn and equine managers works hard every day to keep our horses fed, watered and exercised. The horses' stalls are cleaned every morning. The horses' turn-out areas or paddocks are also cleaned regularly when temperatures above freezing permit it. The Barn Manager trains volunteers as barn Assistants to help with barn chores in the mornings during the week. Daily chores are sometimes affected by weather but include stall mucking, water-bucket cleaning, throwing down hay from the hayloft and sweeping the barn aisle.

10 Office Assistant We like to stay in contact with our riders and our volunteers and we do a number of mailings throughout the year. We often need an office volunteers to help us with mailings and flyers. If you like to work with computers, you can help us with data input and form design. We will gladly provide you with on the job training for any work you do in our office.


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