Volunteer at Cloverleaf

Volunteers are critical to everything that happens at Cloverleaf Equine Center.

Over the years we’ve had countless caring individuals dedicate their time and heart to our center. Thank you for wanting to join a passionate team of volunteers who keep our center running smoothly.

Step 1: Learn About Volunteering

Discover different Volunteer Opportunities


These volunteers are responsible for helping the client maintain their safety, position, and balance while following instruction during the lesson. They help keep the client’s attention directed toward the task at hand and the instructor/therapist.

Barn Leader

Lead horses in the barn areas ONLY. This includes to and from fields, stalls, and crossties.


  • Complete a Horse Experience Questionnaire (will be sent to you).
  • Attend and pass Horse Leader Workshop Part 1.


  • 2 years or more of horse experience (i.e. riding, barn, help, etc.).
  • 12 or more volunteer hours.
  • 8 or more sidewalking hours.

Lesson Leader

Lesson Volunteers can lead horses in lessons and at events. Client session leaders are chosen at the discretion of the therapist/instructor.


  • Attend and pass Horse Leader Workshop Part 2 – Taking the Lead.
  • Actively volunteer for 3 months after passing the Horse Leader Workshop Part 1


2 years or more of horse experience (i.e. riding, barn help, etc.).

Office Volunteer

A volunteer who helps in the office on an as-needed basis
with a variety of tasks.

Step 2: Become a Volunteer

To become a volunteer at Cloverleaf Equine Center, complete this registration form and let us know what your interests and experience are. Once we’ve reviewed your information, a member of our volunteer team will contact you for more information or to get you scheduled for orientation and training.

Register today

Step 3:
Attend orientation and training sessions

Your next step is to attend an orientation and a training session. This is split into two parts. In the first, you will learn about the history of the Cloverleaf Equine Center and more about the services we provide. The second part of your hands-on training will contain demonstration and practice in skills like Sidewalker holds and performing an emergency dismount. You’ll also receive a tour of the farm.

** The next volunteer orientation and training session will be August 24, 2024! Please complete the volunteer inquiry form to receive the training sign up.**

82 Active Volunteers
2,665 Hours

206 Active Volunteers
9,660 Hours

220 Active Volunteers
7,736 hours (so far) this year.