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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Horse Handler/Youth Assistant Be part of a fun, positive environment working with youth and horses helping youth unbridle their potential. Urban Stable is currently looking for Volunteer Horse Handlers/Youth Assistants for our spring session starting in February 2019. Our volunteer Horse Handlers work alongside students to help groom, tack and lead their horse. Horse experience preferred Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age Weekday daytime availability required (Tuesdays,[...]
The Lount Foundation and The Winnipeg Foundation Funder Visits

The Lount Foundation and The Winnipeg Foundation Funder Visits

This October we were privileged to share the magic of the Urban Stable program in person with some of our long time funders and supporters. We had visitors from both the Graham C. Lount Family Foundation and from The Winnipeg Foundation come see the program in action. On Oct. 17 Tamara Lount, from the the Lount Family Foundation, came to visit us at Urban Stable. She toured the stable and watched one of our classes. It was a privilege to share with her the excitement of seeing the student[...]
Meet a Horse - Ms. Piffles

Meet a Horse - Ms. Piffles

Ms. Piffles Ms. Piffles, "Piff" or "Ms. P." is a 2009, Pony of the Americas mare who joined the Urban Stable team in June 2018. As a Pony of the Americas, Ms. Piffles is true to her breed’s heritage and is gentle, smart and versatile. At Urban Stable she has earned the nick name ‘Piff the Magic Pony’. Ms. Piffles truly is a magic pony and is working her magic by helping the students at Urban Stable unbridle their potential. Before joining Urban Stable Ms. Piffles was being trained in the[...]
CanTRA Celebrations

CanTRA Celebrations

Congratulations to our CanTRA certified instructors! We are proud to announce that our Urban Stable instructors, along with two instructors from Manitoba Riding for the Disabled (MRDA), all passed their Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) instructor exams with flying colours this September and now all have new, higher levels of certification. Our exam and accreditation weekend in September, hosted at Camp Assiniboia, was very busy, but we also managed to have a lot of fun (inc[...]
June Giving Challenge - The Results Are In

June Giving Challenge - The Results Are In

This June you helped us take part in The Great Canadian Giving Challenge and the results are in! Even though we were not the winners of $10 000 this year we still feel like champions because of the strong support team we have in all of you. Together in the month of June, through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, we raised $3115 which will go directly to changing the lives of the youth we serve through our Urban Stable School and Alumni Programs. Thank you for your strong and generou[...]