At least 14 years old with your parent or guardian at QUEST helping with you. 16 years old with a QUEST volunteer form filled out giving consent from your parent or guardian.
Old clothes (you get pretty dirty at QUEST). Boots or sturdy shoes. NO flip flops.
Usually you can get done in an hour. Some volunteers stay longer and groom horses after feeding.
Yes, you will be partnered up with other volunteers.
Volunteers may feed and water horses, clean stalls, move hay, groom horses, etc. Volunteers can help with summer horse camps. Volunteers can go through our training sessions to lead horses or be a sidewalker for therapy sessions. Some volunteers help condition horses. Volunteers help with fieldtrips and birthday parties. Some volunteers mow or help build fences. There is plenty to do for all skill levels at QUEST.
QUEST provides therapeutic riding services to all individuals. QUEST Instructors are PATH certified (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Int). Please call Lisa Otten if you are interested in scheduling an appointment. 217.440.4231
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Quincy Equestrian Services
& Therapy NFP
Stables Address - 4027 N. 48th
Quincy, Illinois 62305
Mailing Address - 2607 Vermont
Quincy, Illinois 62301
Hours by Appointment Only: