Thank you for your interest in our volunteer program. Therapeutic Riding of Tri Cities (TROT) is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with disabilities. Through the use of our equine partners, TROT is able to provide a unique, recreational approach to therapy. The goal of TROT is to offer quality therapeutic riding and equine-related activities that improve the bodies, minds, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through the use of the horse. Most of our students would not be able to ride without the support of their volunteers. In order to offer our riders a safe, beneficial class, we must often have an instructor and a team of three volunteers with each rider. Our volunteers will receive lifelong benefits as they share their guidance, patience, and enthusiasm with the rider. Our riders will be able to pursue an activity that makes a difference in their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. At TROT, our focus is on the ability level of each rider, not his or her disability. The results are quite remarkable. Fun games, obstacle courses, and trail rides are just a few of the activities in which our riders participate. These riders are an inspiration to all who have ever wanted a horse and to all who have experienced the joy of riding. As a volunteer, you will become part of the TROT team. We strive for safe, enjoyable, and professional atmosphere and want your time and dedication to our program to be a pleasant experience. Please make sure all forms are complete before returning them to us. When we receive your completed application, we will schedule a volunteer orientation and training. Our trainings help us to keep our program in high standing in the equine assisted activity industry where safety is a focus. Our trainings will give you the necessary tools to be a knowledgeable and confident volunteer who knows our policies, procedures, and expectations.