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

Among our program offerings we also provide Physiotherapy, with hippotherapy being our method of treatment.

Click on our programs below for full descriptions.


Adaptive Riding

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

Adaptive Horsemanship

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

Saddle Up for Success

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


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

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.


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

(t) 519-986-1247


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

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Benoit Dube, Executive Director

Barb Sheperd, Development Officer

Robyn Allen PT, Program Manager

Emma Houser, Volunteer Coordinator

Ann-Ida Beck, CanTRA Senior Instructor (CTRSI)

Gillian MacNeill, Horse Trainer