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Horse Sense & Sensitivity enhances the life skills and self confidence of special needs people by providing equine-assisted therapeutic programs and services in the Jacksonville area.

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HSS Annual Round-Up

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RSVP – Horse Sense and Sensitivity Annual Round-up

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RSVP

Horse Sense and Sensitivity Annual Round-up
 – FREE ADMISSION -Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at
Bailey’s Farm
2202 Bishop Estates Road | St. Johns, FL 32259
Join us for a day of fun for the entire family!
Food & Drink Vendors, Door Prizes, Pony Rides, Hayrides, DJ, Cake Walk, Raffle Prizes, Face Painting, Games, and much more!
* Ticket purchases required for certain activities including pony rides, hayrides, games, cake walk, face painting, raffle baskets & food

Please RSVP below (scroll down inside the white box to see the form): 

RSVP’s are automatically entered to win a door prize. Must be present to win.

Volunteers for this round-up event, please sign up at the link below: 

Volunteer Sign Up

Volunteer Training

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All volunteers are expected to attend a scheduled volunteer training.   At the training one of our instructors and some experienced volunteers will go over safety rules and demonstrate side-walking and horse leading.  You will have the opportunity to practice these volunteer activities so wear comfortable clothes and covered-toe shoes.  Come prepared to ask questions, learn about therapeutic riding, get dirty, and have fun. All paperwork (see volunteer post below)  must be completed before volunteering in the classes.  These forms will be available for completion at the volunteer training, but if you can, please download forms from the website, fill them out, and bring them to the training.

THE NEXT VOLUNTEER TRAINING WILL BE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12TH 3:30-5:00 AT 2202 BISHOP ESTATES RD.  For more info, contact the instructor, Jennifer Yudow at [email protected] or 230-3409.  

If you are interested in helping with horse grooming and tacking before lessons, please tell the instructor who will arrange whatever additional training you might need.  Please note that you will need to arrive approximately 1 hour before a scheduled lesson to participate in this aspect of the program.

Fall Group Classes

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Sis Van Cleve-Miller will begin the next  8-week group sessions at 7125 Garden Street, 32219, on August 17 and 19.  Sunday afternoon classes will be at 1:15 and 2:00.  Tuesday afternoon classes will be at 3:45, 4:30, and 5:15.  There are spaces available in all classes.   To sign up, contact Sis at 866-5171.

The following forms are required for all riders (minors must have a parent or guardian fill out and sign the forms.)  If a rider has previously participated in lessons at the Garden Street location with Sis, there is no need to fill out these forms again. Please note: these forms must be completed and signed BEFORE a rider participates in a class.

The following forms are required to be submitted within two weeks of beginning lessons. They are to be completed by a physician and returned to the instructor.

Volunteers

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We will be needing more volunteers for the fall programs. We use volunteers for catching/grooming/tacking horses, leading horses and sidewalking during lessons, equipment cleaning, and property maintenance. We also have “work/fun” days when we bathe and trim horses, tidy up their living areas, and spend some time just connecting with these loveable animals.

Please download & print these three forms below, and bring signed copies with you.