Programs

Our CanTRA certified instructors use adaptive teaching techniques and or equipment to help individuals with challenges learn the skills of equestrian, carriage driving and horsemanship.

Among our program offerings we also provide therapy services in the forms of Hippotherapy with a Physiotherapist and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with a mental health professional.
Click on our programs below for full descriptions.

Scarlett

Adaptive Riding

Individuals with challenges learn the skill of riding with the use of adaptive teaching techniques and/or equipment.
Horsemanship

Adaptive Horsemanship

Unmounted program teaching participants how to care for, communicate with and exercise the horse from the ground or wheelchair.
SUFS

Saddle Up for Success

A research based program for elementary/high school students with emotional, cognitive and/or physical challenges.
Team Charlie & Princess

Physiotherapy/Hippotherapy

Mounted treatment session by a Physiotherapist who uses the horse's unique movement to affect the client's functional goals.
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Adaptive Carriage Driving

Learn to drive a horse drawn carriage and experience the unique movement qualities and coordination this sport provides.
Summer camp

Saddle Up for Summer Camp

A week long, full day program where children ages 6-13 will be able to quickly progress their riding skills and knowledge of horse care.

Contact

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

(t) 519-986-1247

Directions

Located on Sideroad 4a between
7th Line and 9th Line.

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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

Emma Houser, Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer@hopehavencentre.org

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

Gillian MacNeill, Horse Trainer
gmacneill@hopehavencentre.org