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Thanks for your interest in volunteering with Oregon Horse Rescue!

We currently do not have an active volunteer program, but we are in the process of gathering interest and setting one up. If you would like to become a volunteer with Oregon Horse Rescue, please fill out the Volunteer Interest form below and read through our Frequently Asked Questions. 

To assure the safety of both horses and volunteers, please download and print our Volunteer Release form. All volunteers are required to participate in an Equine Safety orientation to be scheduled with an OHR representative. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Volunteering: 

Q) How Should I Dress? 

  • Please wear closed-toed shoes (boots, tennis shoes, etc.)

  • Long pants are recommended

  • Avoid baggy clothing that may get caught on gate latches, tack, or otherwise problematic places

  • Sunscreen, hats, and work gloves may be useful during a volunteer shift

  • If you are under the age of 18, a FEI approved helmet is required while working with horses

Q) What kind of interaction can I have with the horses?

(Dependent on experience and approval)

  • Grooming

  • Bathing

  • Hand-walking and grazing

  • Lunging

  • Basic medical treatment

Q) What other projects can I help with for the horses?

  • Picking paddocks, dragging arena

  • Removing rocks from turnouts

  • Cleaning and filling water buckets and troughs

  • Fixing fences

  • Farm cleanup and organization

  • Stacking hay bales and filling grain bins

  • Garbage removal

Q)  How can I help if I'm not interested in interacting with the horses? 

  • Provide farm labor for non-specialized projects

  • Work an event

  • Volunteer a service

  • Donate an item for auction

  • Host a fundraiser

  • Spread the word about our org!