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North Country R.I.D.E. is a volunteer-based organization and we need many volunteers to assist with classes and work around the farm. Current volunteer opportunities include:

  • Leading a horse*
  • Sidewalking during a class*
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Facility/grounds Maintenance
  • Office Assistance
  • Photography/video
  • Newsletter
  • Web Site Development
  • Special Events
  • Board/Committee member (more information below)

*We recommend that volunteers be 13 years or older for these tasks. 

 Volunteer Application Form

  • If you have volunteered in the past two years, fill out the following form:

Returning Volunteer Application Form



  • Interested in becoming a Committee Member?

Our committees currently include: Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Outreach, Programming, Volunteer, Herd Management, Personnel, Building & Grounds, Policies/Procedures/Risk Management, and Budget & Finance.

If you are interested in being a part of one of these committees, please contact us at (218) 879-7608 for information about their next meeting.

  • Interested in becoming a certified instructor?

Instructors are paid by the hour with a flexible work schedule to fit your needs. Being a North Country R.I.D.E. instructor is the perfect part-time position for snow-birds returning to the area each summer, and for young adults interested in the instructor-in-training program. You must be 18 years old to be a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, Intl.) certified instructor.

Click here for details about the PATH instructor program.

Call us for more information (218) 879-7608 or email at!

 Certified PATH Instructors
  • Debbie Bolf
  • Linda Finn
  • Judy Peterson
  • Lisa Wirtanen