Things to Know Before You Volunteer

Read these tips before applying!

Things to know before you volunteer:

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 14. Volunteers must be 14 years or older as of April 16, 2015. 
  • Some volunteer areas fill up quickly, so please send your form back early.
  • Positions are assigned on an as-needed basis. Job preferences are considered but not guaranteed.
  • Your volunteer assignment and additional information will be emailed in March.
  • In order to camp, at least one person in your camping party must work a minimum of three volunteer shifts during the weekend for a total of 9 hours. A separate camping application along with payment are required to reserve your space.
  • If you are volunteering Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, please remember to use the Olin Avenue Entrance for Will Call.
  • Border Patrol requirements include being at least 18 years of age and being able to ride a safe, crowd-suitable horse for all three days. Border Patrol participants must abide by the Midwest Horse Fair Code of Conduct
  • Border Patrol requires that a photo or video must be submitted to complete your application. Please see the Border Patrol Application for photo or video requirements.

Who's Coming?

Click on the links below to read more about the clinician

Ray AinsworthEquine Teacher

Jim AndersonExtreme Cowboy Competitor & Clinician

Mickie BowenDriving Instructor & Clinician

Julie CyraSaddle Fitter

David DellinWestern Pleasure Clinician & Judge

Al DunningHorsemanship Expert

Jerry EricksonHunter Over Fences & Under Saddle Trainer

Jonathan FieldNatural Horsemanship

Julie GoodnightHorse Master

Dan JamesDouble Dan Horsemanship

Ginger KathrensEmmy Award Winning Filmmaker

Keith KesickMartial Arts Instructor

Jennifer KotyloCertified Equilates Instructor

Gayle LampeSaddleseat Equitation Clinician

Jim MastersonMasterson Method Creator

Matt McLaughlinDressage Expert & Professional Trainer

Bryan NeubertCowboss & Experienced Horseman

Pat ParelliParelli Natural Horsemanship

Molly PowellMillion Dollar Cowgirl

Aaron RalstonReining Expert & Professional Trainer

Ryan RoseParelli Professional

Brooke SheridanThe Clipper Girl

Dan SteersDouble Dan Horsemanship

Bernie TraurigHunter/Jumper Equestrian Coach

Lance TreptowAQHA Champion & Showmanship Clinician

Larry WhitesellGaited Clinician