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Aug
22
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Orientation & Hands-On Training

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.


Jun
24
11:30 am11:30

Camp Training, Orientation & Hands-On Training

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

Camp Volunteers are needed throughout 8 weeks of summer from 8:30am-2:30pm. State law requires you attend the Camp Training Session.

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

Jun
9
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Training (only)

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

Jun
6
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Orientation & Camp Training (only)

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

Camp Volunteers are needed throughout 8 weeks of summer from 8:30am-2:30pm. State law requires you attend the Camp Training Session.

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Camp Training (you will also need a hands-on training 6/9).  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

Boot Scootin' BBQ
May
20
6:00 pm18:00

Boot Scootin' BBQ


PICK OUT YOUR FAVORITE PAIR OF JEANS AND BOOTS AND
GET READY TO ENJOY MANE STREAM’S RUSTIC BASH OF THE YEAR!

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6:00-11:00pm
Red Tail Farm - 1100 Rattlesnake Bridge Rd. Bedminster, NJ

For ALL the information on this blast of a bash visit the BBQ page!

May
6
1:00 pm13:00

Volunteer Orientation, Training & Camp Training

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

Camp Volunteers are needed throughout 8 weeks of summer from 8:30am-2:30pm. State law requires you attend the Camp Training Session.

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

SPRING OPEN HOUSE
Apr
9
10:00 am10:00

SPRING OPEN HOUSE

  • Mane Stream

COME AND SEE WHAT ALL THE FUN IS ABOUT!

SUNDAY, April 9TH
10AM - 3PM

Mane Stream invites you to come visit and see first hand how adaptive riding, equine assisted therapies, and Summer Camp can improve the quality of life of you or someone you know with cognitive, developmental, emotional, medical, or physical challenges.

All who attend will have the opportunity to tour the facility, see our in-house
therapy clinic, take a peek in the barn and pet a four legged friend or two!  Those interested in learning more about our adaptive riding program will have the opportunity to talk directly with a PATH Certified Instructor about possible openings.  

Anyone interested in finding more out about our Summer Day Camp should come to talk directly with the Camp Director, Holland Kochanski. There will be a variety of games and crafts to help keep the kids busy while you discuss all the details.

Take some time to learn more about our exciting programs...Equine Assisted Therapies, Take the Reins for Veterans and Horses for Healing for those impacted by cancer.

If you know someone who might benefit from one of the many programs that Mane Stream offers, be sure to let them know about our Open House and encourage them to swing on by!

Print out and share our Open House Flyer

For additional information contact, please contact us at 908-439-9636.

SPRING TACK SALE
Apr
8
8:00 am08:00

SPRING TACK SALE

  • Mane Stream

ARE YOU IN THE MARKET FOR TACK, BLANKETS,
RIDING APPAREL, HORSE CARE ITEMS AND
ANYTHING ELSE HORSE RELATED?

 LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE
MANE STREAM SPRING TACK SALE!

DONATE YOUR TACK - IT REALLY DOES GIVE BACK! 

Drop off unwanted bridles, saddles, blankets, tack boxes as well as out grown boots, breeches, jackets, and any horse related models or knic- knacks.

Feel good about supporting the Mane Stream mission to improve the quality of life for individuals with physical, developmental, emotional and medical challenges through a diverse program of equine assisted activities, therapy and educational initiatives. 

All donations may be dropped off or call to schedule for a pick-up.

For more information, contact Holland at
908-439-9636 or holland@manestreamnj.org

Mar
10
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Orientation & Training

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

Feb
2
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Training (Only)

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

Jan
26
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Orientation (Only)

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (75 min.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EQUUS
Oct
29
6:30 pm18:30

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EQUUS

  • Hamilton Farm Golf Club

A glamorous evening celebrating the many triumphs of Mane Stream, its riders, clients, donors, volunteers and staff.

We hope to see YOU there!

Equus is Mane Stream's biggest fundraiser and will be held on October 29, 2016 from 6:30-11:00pm at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone.  The evening features a gourmet dinner, open bar, live band, dancing, and  live and silent auctions with many exciting prizes.  

Read more...

Purchase Sponsorships, Program Ads, Table Packages

 

Fall Horse Show
Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

Fall Horse Show

  • Mane Stream

CALLING ALL MANE STREAM ADAPTIVE RIDERS!

SHOW OFF YOUR RIDING SKILLS, HAVE FUN AND...
SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR MANE STREAM.

Entry Fee minimum $50/rider, which includes 2 classes to be judged by a guest judge with Instructors creating class and horse assignments. All riders are encouraged to raise additional funds to support Mane Stream.  

Check out the 2015 Horse Show Gallery

Prizes awarded for riders who raise the most money, over and above the entry fee, for Mane Stream in the following categories: Riders 4yrs-21yrs & Riders 22yrs and over. While Champion & Reserve ribbons for adult and child for morning and afternoon divisions will be awarded.

Several additional a wards will be given:

Abby Clay Rutgers Memorial Award (High Point Independent Rider)

Gracie Memorial Award
(High Point Junior Rider under 21)

Nancy Penick McGarry Memorial Horsemanship Award

The Nancy Penick McGarry Memorial Horsemanship award is now open to both riders & volunteers who tell the story of how Mane Stream has made an impact on their life. Submit your story of 500 words or less to Jen@manestreamnj.org by October 1st  

Rider registration must be returned to Mane Stream by October 12th.  Rider Registration & Donation Forms. Entry fee can be paid day of the show.

Event Sponsors are still needed to ensure this event a success.
Please consider one of the 9 different sponsorship levels available! We are also looking for gifts-in-kind for items like food & drinks or items which can be used for prizes like gift cards, movie tickets, candy, etc.

Horse Show Sponsor - Pine Woods Farm
Ribbon Sponsor - Mary Dickey
Champion/Reserve AM Junior Sponsor - H.A. Fernot Co. Inc
Champion/Reserve PM Junior Sponsor - Chris Hatt

**Show may start at 9am depending on quantity of riders**

And let's not forget to show some love for the Mane Stream Volunteers! 

We know you LOVE them all and your lessons wouldn't be the same without them. So with your help let's make October 9th a Volunteer Appreciation Party too.  Join us in thanking our many hardworking volunteers by providing food and beverages for lunch! Contact Jen Dermody jen@manestreamnj.org with what you would like to bring. 

Volunteer Appreciation Party
Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Appreciation Party

  • Mane Stream

because YOU're a BIG deal!

This is a special time to recognize and celebrate the tremendous efforts of the Mane Stream volunteers who graciously donate over 10,000 hrs each year.   

All Mane Stream Volunteers and families are invited to come share good times, laughs, and of course some yummy food! 

We hope you agree that having the Volunteer Appreciation Party on the same day as the Fall Horse Show is a good idea. We think so for this 1 really BIG reason...

It's a great day for the riders to honor and thank the volunteers that help make their progressions possible.

Another highlight of the afternoon will be seeing who wins the
Nancy Penick McGarry Memorial Horsemanship Award 
which is now open to volunteers as well as riders & family. 

To be eligible to win this award you must send in your story
of 500 words or less telling us...
"How Mane Stream has made an impact on my life." 
Story Deadline is October 1st  -   Please send your story to jen@manestreamnj.org

Save the Date 10.9.16
We really hope to see you there! 

 

Interested in helping with this event? We need people to help in a variety of ways from set-up, registration, merchandise, grooming, leading, sidewalking, ribbons, and more! Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org

Horse Show & Volunteer Appreciation Sponsors are still needed to ensure this event a success. Please consider one of the 9 different sponsorship levels available. We are also looking for gifts-in-kind for items like food & drinks or items which can be used for prizes like gift cards, movie tickets, candy, etc. Act Now

Open House
Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

Open House

  • Mane Stream

COME AND SEE WHAT ALL THE FUN IS ABOUT!

SUNDAY, October 9th
10AM - 3PM

Mane Stream invites you to come visit and see first hand how adaptive riding and equine assisted therapies can improve the quality of life for you or someone you know with cognitive, developmental, emotional, medical, or physical challenges.

All who attend will have the opportunity to tour the facility, see our in-house therapy clinic, take a peek in the barn and pet a four legged friend or two! Those interested in learning more about our adaptive riding program will have the opportunity to watch our riders compete in our annual Fall Horse Show.  Take some time to learn more about our exciting programs: Equine Assisted Therapies, Take the Reins and Horses for Healing, by talking with our therapists and PATH certified instructors.

If you know someone who might benefit from one of the many programs that Mane Stream offers, be sure to let them know about our Open House and encourage them to swing on by!

Print out and share our Open House Flyer

For additional information contact, please contact us at 908-439-9636.

Fall Tack Sale
Oct
8
8:00 am08:00

Fall Tack Sale

  • Mane Stream

Are you in the market for tack, blankets,
riding apparel, horse care items and
anything else horse related?

 LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE MANE STREAM FALL TACK SALE!

DONATE YOUR TACK - IT REALLY DOES GIVE BACK! 

Drop off unwanted bridles, saddles, blankets, tack boxes as well as out grown boots, breeches, jackets, and any horse related models or knick knacks.

Feel good about supporting the Mane Stream mission to improve the quality of life for individuals with physical, developmental, emotional and medical challenges through a diverse program of equine assisted activities, therapy and educational initiatives. 

All donations may be dropped off or call to schedule for a pick-up.

For more information, contact Jen at
908-439-9636 or Jen@manestreamnj.org

Advance Charity Screening of Harry & Snowman!
Sep
9
7:30 pm19:30

Advance Charity Screening of Harry & Snowman!

SOLD OUT! 

We look forward to seeing everyone who purchased tickets for this wonderful movie. 

Mane Stream has been chosen as one of only a few locations across the country to show an advance charity screening of this award winning movie all to benefit Mane Stream. 

SEPTEMBER 9th at 7:30pm
at
The United States Equestrian Team (USET)

1040 Pottersville Rd., Gladstone, NJ 07934

$20/family (up to 4 people)  
$10/person
and
snacks available

Bring your own chairs or blankets (bleachers also available for seating)

 

About Harry & Snowman:
A documentary film from director Ron Davis   
Winner of 10 audience awards in 28 film festival screenings.
 

Harry & Snowman Trailer    

“Laced with captivating home movies and a wealth of archival footage from  the 1950s and '60s, Davis' film is a disarming underdog story that doubles as  an animal-rescue advocacy tool…a tender illustration of the bond between man and beast.”  Says the Hollywood Reporter

Excited to see this heartwarming story? Of course you are. Bring your family & friends. Help spread the news with your local barn and horse community!

This Advance Charity Screening is currently one of the only ones in NJ and all proceeds benefit Mane Stream!

Background on the Film:
The Magical Story of the Cinderella Horse

Harry & Snowman tells the story of a heartwarming friendship between Dutch immigrant Harry deLeyer and Snowman, the plow horse originally bound for slaughter, whom Harry rescues. The film explores the unforeseen champion within both of them.

In 1956, Harry rescued Snowman off a truck bound for the glue factory, paying only $80 for him. In less than two years, the duo went on to win the Triple Crown of show jumping and set world records. Along the way, a life-long and endearing friendship flourished between Harry and Snowman. It is a friendship that changes both of their lives forever.

Harry may have rescued Snowman from slaughter as an unwanted horse; but he will tell you today that Snowman made a winner of Harry. Harry & Snowman is a story of the power of love, and the bond of friendship.

 

Aug
20
8:00 am08:00

Volunteer Orientation & Training

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (2 hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation & Training.  Contact volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204
3.   Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.
 

 

Aug
18
6:30 pm18:30

Volunteer Training

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session

AFTER you have gone through the Volunteer Orientation you will need to attend a Volunteer Training. To save your space please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 

Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Training.

Jul
21
6:30 pm18:30

Volunteer Training

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session

AFTER you have gone through the Volunteer Orientation you will need to attend a Volunteer Training. To save a space please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 

Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Training.
 

Jul
7
6:30 pm18:30

Volunteer Orientation

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (2 hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientation.  

Breyer's Pony Up! Discover Horses Festival
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Breyer's Pony Up! Discover Horses Festival

  • U.S. Equestrian Team Headquarters

A New Breyer Festival for Families!

Save the Date because Mane Stream will be there with 2 of our hard-working horses!! Which ones? You'll have to check back to see.

Breyer hosts the first ever Pony Up! event on Saturday, June 18th at U.S. Equestrian Team headquarters in Gladstone, NJ. Pony Up! is a new concept created by Breyer to help introduce children 13 and under to the world of horses! Pony Up is designed to provide parents and kids with a fun, hands-on experience into the world of horses and model horses. Tickets include all activities and a Classics scale Breyer model - a $20 value!

Meet the horses that inspired our models, take part in fun model horse activities like customizing and repairing your models and participate in kids jumping contests with fun prizes! Parents, talk to local barns and model horse experts for information about how to encourage your children to expand their love and knowledge of horses. Local barns will be onsite with information about riding lessons and kids programs. A perfect family day out! Don't miss the face painting, magicians, a craft activity tent featuring Stablemates paint-your-own-model-horses and play tables!!

Model horse hobby workshops will also be offered to introduce your little Breyer fan to the world of model horses. Take classes like: Introduction to Customizing, Repairing model horses, Create Your Dream Horse, Halter Making and Creating a Horse Suncatcher.

Special guest horses will include Breyer portrait models Brookside Pink Magnum owned by Rebecca McGregor of Rebedon Farm of Phillipsburg, NJ and Oration owned by Tranquillity Farm of Chester, NJ. Autograph sessions and meet & greets with horses and owners will be held, and equine breed demonstrations in the arena will feature Arabians, American Quarter Horses, ponies, and draft horses. Pony rides will be offered along with a cute petting zoo. More guests to be announced!

Jun
11
11:00 am11:00

Volunteer Camp Training

  • Mane Stream

Register and Attend a Camp Training Session
Saturday 6/11 from 11-12

Register and attend a camp training session which will cover agency policies, child & adolescent development, cultural competency, CPR & First Aid, recognition & reporting of child abuse and neglect, infectious disease control, interpersonal communication and effective listening, limit-setting and boundaries, conflict resolution, impulse control and anger management, to ensure a positive and safe experience for volunteers and campers alike.

Are you NEW to Mane Stream?
If so you need to first attend a Volunteer Orientation and complete your training sessions. But please also contact the volunteer coordinator to register for one of the scheduled Camp Training sessions.

Are you already a Mane Stream Volunteer? 
If so you will need to also register and attend a Camp Training session.

Tell us you want to become a camp volunteer:  
Contact Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org as soon as possible. You will be added to the camp training session schedule if there are spots remaining. Your spot will be confirmed via email, or you will be notified if the training session you chose has been filled.

Jun
11
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (2 hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientations.  

For questions and to save a space for the Orientation please contact the Volunteer Coordinator,  Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 

 

Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Mane Stream

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (1 ½ hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientations.  

For questions and to save a space for the Orientation please contact the Volunteer Coordinator,  Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 

 

Jun
6
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Camp Training

  • Mane Stream

Register and Attend a Camp Training Session
Monday 6/6 from 6-7pm
Saturday 6/11 from 11-12

Register and attend a camp training session which will cover agency policies, child & adolescent development, cultural competency, CPR & First Aid, recognition & reporting of child abuse and neglect, infectious disease control, interpersonal communication and effective listening, limit-setting and boundaries, conflict resolution, impulse control and anger management, to ensure a positive and safe experience for volunteers and campers alike.

Are you NEW to Mane Stream?
If so you need to first attend a Volunteer Orientation and complete your training sessions. But please also contact the volunteer coordinator to register for one of the scheduled Camp Training sessions.

Are you already a Mane Stream Volunteer? 
If so you will need to also register and attend a Camp Training session.

Tell us you want to become a camp volunteer:  
Contact Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org as soon as possible. You will be added to the camp training session schedule if there are spots remaining. Your spot will be confirmed via email, or you will be notified if the training session you chose has been filled.

May
7
10:30 pm22:30

Camp Volunteer Training

Register and Attend a Camp Training Session
Monday, April 25th - 6:00-7:30PM
Saturday, May 7th - 10:30AM-12:00PM

Register and attend a camp training session which will cover agency policies, child & adolescent development, cultural competency, CPR & First Aid, recognition & reporting of child abuse and neglect, infectious disease control, interpersonal communication and effective listening, limit-setting and boundaries, conflict resolution, impulse control and anger management, to ensure a positive and safe experience for volunteers and campers alike.

Are you NEW to Mane Stream?
If so you need to first attend a Volunteer Orientation and complete your training sessions. But please also contact the volunteer coordinator to register for one of the scheduled Camp Training sessions.

Are you already a Mane Stream Volunteer? 
If so you will need to also register and attend a Camp Training session.

Tell us you want to become a camp volunteer:  
Contact Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org as soon as possible. You will be added to the camp training session schedule if there are spots remaining. Your spot will be confirmed via email, or you will be notified if the training session you chose has been filled.

May
7
8:30 am08:30

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (1 ½ hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientations.  

For questions and to save a space for the Orientation please contact the Volunteer Coordinator,  Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204 

Mane Stream 5K Run, Walk, Roll
May
1
8:00 am08:00

Mane Stream 5K Run, Walk, Roll

  • Colonial Park

Colonial Park (Knob Hill Picnic Grove)
156 Mettlers Road, Somerset, NJ 08873

Hoping for great weather again this year!

Hoping for great weather again this year!

5K RUN WALK & ROLL

8am Registration,  9am Race Start
$40 Entry -- $75 Family
Register here!
Online Registration Ends  
April 30, 2016 at 11:59pm EDT

1M FUN WALK & ROLL

8am Registration,  10am Race Start
$15 Entry
Register here!
Online Registration Ends  
April 30, 2016 at 11:59pm EDT


For More Information

Check out the 5K Run Walk & Roll page by clicking here


THANK YOU 5K RUN WALK & ROLL SUPPORTERS!!

The Davenport Family
ShopRite of Hunterdon County
REACH Beyond Therapy
Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors, Inc.
Black River Roasters

And our supporters

Nogii - Gluten-Free Solutions for Healthy Families

Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team helping out with everything from administrative and office tasks, barn chores and maintenance, you will also participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech & Language) sessions or Matheny School program. 

Your Time Commitment:  3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

What’s Required: You must attend a Mane Stream orientation (1 ½ hrs.) and a hands-on training sessions through direct volunteer mentoring to cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    Email our Volunteer Coordinator to RSVP for an available Volunteer Orientations.  
       Orientation:  Saturday, March 19th from 10am - Noon
        **Due to limited space and seating, you MUST RSVP in order to attend**  

For questions and to save a space for the Orientation please contact the Volunteer Coordinator,  Sarah Andrews at volunteer@manestreamnj.org or 908.439.9636 x204