Please remember that our rules exist for the safety of everyone involved.
This is a private facility – no one is permitted
on premises without a staff member or representative from Rainbow Ridge.
Please do not hand-feed the horses - it can
encourage biting. If you want to feed a treat, please ask permission from
a staff person first, and place the treat in the horse's feed bucket.
Use quiet voices and walk (don’t run) in the
barn. Loud noises and sudden fast movements can startle horses.
All children must always be supervised.
Please be respectful during lessons &
feedings - in the barn and/or in the riding rings. Please keep noise to a
minimum and please do not interrupt sessions.
All ring gates are to remain closed during
No spectators in the ring during a lesson,
unless given permission by the instructor.
All pets must be leashed or remain in your
car. Service dogs are permitted in the facility.
No smoking on the property.
Clean up after yourself – this includes
trash, brushes, tack, blankets, sweeping up after grooming, manure, etc.
Do not handle any horse without
permission/explicit instruction first.
Do not leave horses unattended on
All horses must be led with a lead rope.
No volunteers are permitted in the office
without permission of a staff person.
Hate speech and/or bullying of any kind
will not be tolerated and may result in disciplinary action, up to and
COVID-19 Regulations & Guidelines
should bring the minimum number of people needed to care for the client.
will wait in cars until a volunteer/instructor comes to get them at the start
of a lesson.
will be asked to leave promptly after their session to allow for disinfecting
and to limit the number of people on site.
and families must wear a mask on property if within six (6) feet of another
person or indoors.
order to keep volunteers engaged and to maximize volunteer retention, we may
need to limit volunteers. Thus, maintaining a small number of people on site
but maximizing number of people engaged in program.
will wear face coverings the entire time they are indoors or within a proximity of six feet of other individuals on the property.
will be encouraged to bring their own face covering however a small supply will
be available on site.
volunteers want to wear gloves they may after washing their hands upon
will be trained in proper face covering use, hand washing techniques and
signs/symptoms of COVID-19.
staff will wash hands at a designated hand washing station and take their temperature to
ensure that it is below 100.4˚F.
will wear their face coverings whenever within proximity of others but will
remove and store face coverings according to CDC infection control guidelines
when further away for clear communication.
staff wear their face coverings whenever within proximity of others but will
remove and store face coverings according to CDC infection control guidelines.
will aid clients from the side or back as much as possible avoiding standing
directly in front of them.
staff will sanitize any toys, games or other therapeutic items within the arena
or session area after each use.