HOPE HAVEN

THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTRE

With Gratitude to Founder, James W. Gill and the Gill Family Charitable Trust

Hope Haven is a 142-acre adaptive riding and equine therapy centre located on top of the Beaver Valley, 2 hours north of Toronto. We offer professional and safe programming for individuals with challenges to learn the skills of equestrian and horsemanship as well as positively influencing their physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being.

Our Facility

Hope Haven is a CanTRA accredited facility that is located on 142 acres of beautiful farmland on the top of Beaver Valley, just on the outskirts of Markdale Ontario.

Our indoor riding arena allows for our equine programs to occur all year round. Our outdoor riding arena and extensive trail system lets our riders enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Hope Haven during the summer months.

We have two barns containing eighteen box stalls and nine paddocks for our horse herd.

We also have a large indoor activity centre used for group activities, summer camp and special events.

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Meet Our Team

We bring together people with horses, expert staff, parents and volunteers to create a community of hope and empowerment. 

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Our Programs

We offer adaptive riding and horsemanship as well as therapy programs for individuals of all ages who have physical, cognitive, emotional or social challenges.

Our CanTRA accredited facility provides a purposeful and safe environment where our participants can explore their unique abilities while working towards their individual goals.

Volunteer

As a Hope Haven Volunteer, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a profound and life-altering difference for children and adults with emotional, physical or intellectual challenges. It is not necessary to have experience – we will train you!

Hope Haven

545747 Sideroad 4A, RR #2
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0

(t) 519-986-1247

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Benoit Dube, Executive Director
execdir@hopehavencentre.org

Barb Sheperd, Development Officer
partnerships@hopehavencentre.org

Robyn Allen, Program Manager
program@hopehavencentre.org

Holly Stiene, Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer@hopehavencentre.org

Ann-Ida Beck, CanTRA Senior Instructor (CTRSI)
abeck@hopehavencentre.org

Gillian MacNeill, Horse Trainer
gmacneill@hopehavencentre.org