S.M.I.L.E.S. looking for volunteers
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Candace Henning rides Rodney with the support of S.M.I.L.E.S. volunteers Noelle Hamilton and Jennie Larmay. "The rewards of the work I get to do at S.M.I.L.E.S. extend into each and every day of my life," Hamilton said. Photo submitted.
DARIEN--The Special Method in Learning Equine Skills (S.M.I.L.E.S.) is looking for volunteers who have some spare time and want a rewarding experience.
S.M.I.L.E.S., a unique and rewarding program located in Darien, is a non-profit organization that utilizes the horse as a therapeutic and recreational tool for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities.
Class volunteers can be enthusiasts with many years of horse experience or no experience. The only requirement is that class volunteers must be at least 15. Training sessions are provided.