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Horse Handler Network Services

Horse Handler Network Services

Since March 2020 (COVID-19 regulations) there has been minimal Horse Handler action. As we look to re start the Horse Hander Network. We welcome volunteers to partner with us in this service. The time you schedule can be from 2 hours a month to 10 or more hours a...

Make Your Day Great Project – Horse Feeding

Make Your Day Great Project – Horse Feeding

If you live in the neighborhood and enjoy the farm environment you may want to volunteer to be a horse feeder one or two evenings a week. This service is managed by our Farm Operations Staff, a schedule calendar is posted in the feed room. Orientation to the task will prepare you in advance of actual start up

Barn 2nd Level Loft and Apartment Renovations Projects

Barn 2nd Level Loft and Apartment Renovations Projects

In 2018 the apartment was upgraded. Old insulation, wiring and lighting was removed and replaced and new lighting installed; fresh drywall, new flooring, new laundry space and appliances and new kitchen appliances and cupboards were installed. In 2020 an additional room was added.

New Veterans’ Office Project

New Veterans’ Office Project

The gazebo that served as a hospitality, picnic area for many years was in need of some major repair; and the need for a space to serve as a private, convenient Veterans’ Office is being cared for by recreating the Gazebo to accommodate climate-controlled office space for Providers and Participants of our Equine Assisted Therapy Program.

2020 Veterans’ Café Project

2020 Veterans’ Café Project

The reconstruction of a stall and the Veterans’ Office has been a work in progress for several months. COVID-19 has played havoc with completion and the scheduling of an opening day.

Farm Operations Projects

Farm Operations Projects

Building Bridges Foundation’s growth is dependent upon its many volunteers. Logan and Elizabeth Ditzler, Farm Operations Assistants, welcome volunteers to help them keep the barn, horse shelters, barn yards and pastures welcoming to guests and participants at all times.

Project Property and Landscaping

Project Property and Landscaping

Every season brings grounds care needs! Day lily conservation, Iris bulb conservation, 90 rose bushes, five peach trees, blueberry plants, beautiful green shrub plants and perennials benefit from willing gardening hands.