Volunteer Nation: 5 Events That Need Your Help This Weekend

Photo via the Plantation Field Volunteers Facebook page.

There’s nothing spookier than trying to run an event without enough helping hands. In honor of Halloween, let’s all find some time to help out our local event this weekend. Even if you only have a few hours to spare, your help will still be appreciated! Here is a roundup of the events in need of volunteer support this weekend via EventingVolunteers.com.

Event: VHT International and Horse Trials
Date(s) volunteers needed: Today through Sunday, November 3
Address: 487 Maury River Rd., Lexington, VA, 24435
Positions available: Jog Steward, Veterinary In-Barn Assistant, XC Finish Timer, XC Jump Judge, XC Score Runner, Dressage Bit Check, Dressage Score Runner, Dressage Scribe, Dressage Warm-up, Floater, SJ In-gate, SJ Jump Crew, SJ Warm-up, XC Start Timer, Vet Box Assistant, Jog Steward

Event: Full Gallop November Horse Trials
Date(s) volunteers needed: Sunday, November 3
Address: 3828 Wagener Rd, Aiken, SC, 29805
Positions available: XC Finish Timer, XC Jump Judge, XC Start Timer, XC Starter, XC Warm-up, Dressage Bit Check, Dressage Scribe, Dressage Steward, Hospitality Helper, SJ In-gate, SJ Jump Crew, SJ Scribe, SJ Steward

Event: Galway Downs International
Date(s) volunteers needed: Today through Sunday, November 3
Address: 38801 Los Corralitos Road, Temecula CA, 92592
Positions available: Pre-show helpers, Dressage Ring Steward, Dressage Bit Check, Dressage Floater, Dressage Score Runner, Dressage Scribe, XC Timers, Vet Box Help, Steeplechase Jump Judge, XC Jump Judges, Front Gate Ticket Sales, Gallop Lane Monitors, Party Ticket Collector

Event: Plantation Field November Starter Horse Trials
Date(s) volunteers needed: Saturday, November 2
Address: 387 Green Valley Road, Unionville, PA, 19375
Positions available: XC Finish Timer, Dressage Scribe, Dressage Steward, Score Runner, SJ In-gate, SJ Jump Crew, SJ Out-gate

Event: MDHT Starter Trial #6 and Series Championship
Date(s) volunteers needed: Friday, November 1 – Saturday, November 2
Address: 1235 Park Mills Road, Adamstown, MD, 21710
Positions available: General Event Prep, XC Jump Judge, XC Starter, SJ In-gate, SJ Jump Crew

Remember, the USEA wants to reward you for putting in volunteer hours! Not only do events run on the backs of volunteers, but there are some serious perks up for grabs for volunteers through the Volunteer Incentive Program!

Here are seven USEA events that need your help this weekend. Click on the event name for more info, and keep an eye on eventingvolunteers.com for future listings in your area.

Go eventing volunteers! 

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