Side Walker for Horse Riding Programme

Do you have patience for children and enjoy being around horses? We provide horse riding therapy programmes for children with a wide range of disabilities and special needs, and we're looking for regular volunteers to assist with our programme.

A side walker is a person who walks along side riders to keep them safe during the ride. Side walkers also work with the children to help them learn, develop abilities and grow in confidence.


Sidewalkers need to be fit to enable them to walk along side the riders and sometimes keep up with the horse if it is required to trot.

They should be comfortable around horses and enjoy working with children. Training is provided.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

One morning a week from 8:45am - 12:45pm, during school term time
on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays, plus occasional training days.

We are looking for an ongoing commitment of 1 year or more.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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