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Our Volunteer Challenge honors and recognizes the powerful impact our volunteers are making in the lives of others! Accumulate volunteer hours by helping with any HOPE activity, event, challenge or by gaining additional HOPE support with volunteers, sponsorships and promotion.  Any time spent helping at HOPE will count towards volunteer hours. 


Our volunteers are the heart of HOPE. Their dedication, enthusiasm and commitment make it possible to serve more people. We are thankful for each and every person!  All volunteers automatically qualify to accumulate for year-end awards and the VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Buckle! Sign up to become a volunteer today!

Ride for a Reason

HOPE offers three 10 week, 40-hour, youth and adult equine assisted personal growth program focused on building life skills through the study of horse behavior and natural horsemanship per year. Veterans, 1st Responders, their families and Kids in Care participate at NO COST to them!  In addition we offer partial scholarship to other families in need. We are able to do this thanks to the Orlandini Foundation, our Sponsors & Volunteers!  A donation is made from every challenge to help keep these programs FREE to participants!  Thank you for your support! 


Fee: $35.


  • Volunteer T-shirt

  • Volunteer Name Tag

  • 35 Sponsorship Points

A donation is made to HOPE's EAS programs from

each bundle! Thank you for supporting HOPE!

To become a HOPE Volunteer complete and submit

the LHTC Volunteer Application .


Challenge Timeframe: January 1st- December 31, 2024

Accumulate points the entire duration of the

year! Start whenever you would like!

Qualifying Points: 

Helping during any EAS program activities.

1- program hour = 1-point


Earn double points for helping at any event/challenge.

1-event hour = 2-points


Refer & enroll other volunteers!  

1-volunteer enrolled = 1-point


Gain HOPE sponsorships!

Each sponsorship dollar = 1-point

(Ex. $100 Trot Sponsor = 100 pts)


Promoting HOPE!

Share, promote, give a shoutout, or provide a testimony

for any HOPE/LHTC program, activity or event.

Tag: HOPE/LeavingHoofprints, #LeavingHoofprints4HOPE,

#HOPE, and/or #LeavingHoofprints for points to qualify.

1 promotion = 10 points

Buckle Series: Your Volunteer Challenge Enrollment

includes LHTC Single Membership.  All accumulated points

qualify for the LHTC Buckle Series. 

Grand Champion is high point for the year and receives a

buckle! Additional prizes awarded for Reserve Champion - 5th.

Log your hours online here or click on the link below.

Challenges are on the honor system so be true to yourself

and other participants.

Premier Mount N Trail Association: Members who are also members

of PMT can log all qualifying RIDE hours. Find out more about PMT

membership here and RIDE program here.

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