Here are the first steps to joining our program as a rider or a volunteer.
READY TO RIDE?
We are excited for your rider to join our program! Before you jump in the saddle, there are a few that steps you need to take in order to start your horseback riding lessons.
SCHEDULE YOUR FIRST LESSON
All new students are required to contact Erin directly in order to schedule their first lesson. This is for both our therapeutic horseback riding lessons and our general riding lessons. Erin can be reached by phone (404)983-5355 or by clicking the schedule now button below.
PAY FOR YOUR LESSON
Lesson payments must be submitted at the time of scheduling. Your lesson spot will not be confirmed until we have received payment. If your lesson is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, Erin will contact you in order to reschedule. Payment can be submitted through paypal by clicking the button below. Online payments are also accepted through venmo - username handhoofheart.
Trial lesson/one time ride - $60
Package of 4 - $220
Package of 5 - $275
COMPLETE YOUR PAPERWORK
All students participating in either our therapeutic or lesson program must have a rider packet and a program policies packet on file before being able to ride. Paperwork can be returned to us by email or can be brought with you to the farm for your first lesson.
READY TO VOLUNTEER?
We are excited that you are interested in joining our team! Here are a few steps you need to take before getting started with our program. Please note that we have two different training options which have been explained below.
SCHEDULE YOUR ORIENTATION
Orientations are designed for a group of volunteers that are interested in assisting with our lessons OR for volunteers that are only interested in helping out behind the scenes including grooming, daily chores, facility maintenance etc. Orientations must be scheduled by contacting Erin directly. Please click on the button below to fill out our contact form regarding your orientation.
SCHEDULE YOUR OBSERVATION LESSON
Observation lessons are designed for volunteers that are interested in assisting during our lessons. These trainings are open to one or two volunteers at a time. During an observation lesson, you'll get to experience a lesson in action, see the different roles our volunteers take on during the lessons and how our volunteers engage with our students. Please click on the button below to see our volunteer sign up sheet, choose three lessons that have a yellow box underneath that would work with your schedule then contact Erin at to confirm your training.
FILL OUT YOUR PAPERWORK
All volunteers must have a current volunteer packet on file with us before you are able to start working with our program. Once you have scheduled your orientation or observation lesson, please download our volunteer packet and return to us by email or by bringing with you to your training.
Below you will find all paperwork needed to start as a rider or a volunteer.
Whether you're interested in our therapeutic program or general lesson program, all new riders must have a rider packet on file before they can get in the saddle! If you have not yet scheduled your first lesson with us, please call Erin at (404) 983-5355. Once your lesson has been confirmed, please complete the forms below and return to us by email or bring with you to your first lesson.
All volunteers are required to go through an orientation or participate in an observation lesson before they can get started with our program. If you have not yet participated in one of our volunteer training options, please contact Erin by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you have scheduled your training, please download and fill out our volunteer paperwork by clicking the button below.
Riders participating in either of our lesson programs must have a program policies packet on file. This document includes details on how the program runs regarding pricing, payment options, scheduling, weather policies, cancellations, rescheduling and more. Please follow the link below to download this document and return to us by email or bring with you to your first lesson.