2019 - Trained Assistant - Service Learning Day

Most of the day you will assist program participants with specific projects that need to be done at the ranch such as fence repair, spring clean-up, landscaping, organization, maintenance and improving our classroom! During the last ½ hour of the day you will assist youth and adult groups practice animal communication and leading the horses.

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Assist Colorado Outward Bound Group



2019 - Attendee - Advanced Volunteer Training

Must have completed New Volunteer Orientation for Public to attend.

Improve your horse handling skills so you can assist participants in our educational programs for children and adults. Learn to evaluate, retrain and rehabilitate rescued horses in our foster care program for use in educational programs and to increase their chances to be adopted. Volunteer training is free and includes groundwork, de-sensitization, communication cues, round pen work, bodywork and riding. Volunteers with all levels of previous experience will enjoy these classes..

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Trained Assistant - New Volunteer Orientation

Assist in training new volunteers as they learn horse psychology and start interacting with our horses and mini-horses. Maximum attendees is 15. You must have attended new volunteer orientation to assist in this class.

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Attendee - New Volunteer Orientation

You must complete the Application Form prior to attending this session.

Learn about Blue River Horse Center, horse psychology, develop valuable leadership skills, tour our historic ranch, watch a demonstration of using positive energy working with horses, and start interacting with our beautiful horses and mini-horses. We do not ride during Orientation. All experience levels, from people who are unfamiliar with horses to experienced horse handlers, and all ages, from 5 to 95+, are welcome and will enjoy this class.

Children Volunteers: Children ages 5-18 are encouraged to volunteer at Blue River Horse Center.

Children ages 5 to 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. If a child under 12 would like to volunteer, the parent(s) must also sign up as a volunteer and go through the training program as a family.

Children ages 15 to 17 can sign up and take the volunteer training class without a parent or guardian. Once they have taken the first class they may volunteer, if they have an adult volunteer present who has agreed to supervise him/her while the child is volunteering, until he/she turns 18.

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Fund Raising Breakfast, Elks Lodge, Silverthorne

All you can eat breakfast! At the Elks Lodge, Silverthorne, Sept 8 2019 from 9am-12pm. Support the Blue River Horse Center by attending this great breakfast, buying fun silent auction items and listening to great music from Randall McKinnon. For tickets please go to the website, www.BlueRiverHorseCenter.org or buy at the door. $12 for adults in advance, $15 at the door.

1321 Blue River Parkway
SilverthorneCO  80498

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Prepare for the fund raising breakfast, set out silent and live auction items, prepare check in and check out desks.



2019 - Trained Assistant, Leadership Awareness

Assistants must have attended Volunteer Orientation. Leadership Awareness classes include classroom orientation, a round pen demonstration, picnic lunch (students bring their own) and doing horse training exercises and like leading horses and mini-horses through obstacle courses. Some leadership classes are day camps. Sometimes a second day camp will include riding.

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Assist with FIRC Clients Family Day - parents and children
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Assist with class for Mountain Mentors






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