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Volunteering & Tours


Volunteer at TMR

Orientations are held once month.  July orientation- July 6th, 11am


If you are interested please email Lisa, our Volunteer Coordinator and you will receive an invitation verification.    Our Coordinator is a volunteer herself, so you may not receive an

immediate response.   Please be patient as we manage many volunteers. 

We welcome children to volunteer under the supervision of their parents.

Here are some of the tasks we need volunteers for. 

You can download a full list of opportunities below

Mucking stalls

Water trough cleanouts & refill

General cleaning

Bathing and grooming animals 

Walking animals

Facility improvement projects

Assisting staff as needed


Want to stop by?   We would love to see you, but please understand that animal care comes first, so we do not offer tours without a prior reservation. 

Interested in taking a tour of TMR?  We offer two tour packages

RSVP is required for all tours.  You can request a tour through   Reservations must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance.  You will receive an email once your reservation is confirmed. 

Standard Tours

When: Every Tuesday and Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Duration: 30 minutes (Walking tour)

Suggested donation: $25 per person

Bring your own carrots- 10lbs

Participate in a captivating journey through our facility's rich history, embrace the heart and soul of TMR's mission, and embark on a 30-minute stroll to bond with our unique equine stars.

Join us and feel the magic! 🐎✨   

If you have special needs or, cannot visit during our normal tour hours, please contact us to see if we can make accommodations for your visit. 


VIP Tour Experience

Scheduling: Contact Bill-

Duration 1.5-2 hours

Minimum requested donation: $100 per person

Carrots provided by TMR

The Ultimate Equine Journey with Johnny Straitz

Delve deeper and get the most immersive experience with our exclusive VIP Tour, personally led by our founder, Johnny Straitz.  

  • Personalized Tour: Spend 1.5-2 hours exploring every nook and cranny of our vast facility.

  • Meet Benny: Get up close and personal with our charming Ambassador Donkey, Benny. He's more than eager to greet our VIP guests- If he is available!

  • Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Access: Witness areas and routines not shown in the standard tour. Discover the magic that happens backstage.

  • Equine Therapy Session: Experience a mini-session understanding equine behaviors and bonding methods.

  • Complimentary Souvenirs: Take home an exclusive VIP Tour memento. 

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