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.

 

Adaptive Riding

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

 

Adaptive Carriage Driving

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

 

 

Adaptive Horsemanship

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

Hippotherapy

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

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Team-based Psychotherapy sessions led by a mental health professional addressing a variety of mental health conditions as well as social-emotional and relationship challenges.

 

Saddle Up For SUMMER CAMP

Take full advantage of everything equine in this full day, week long sumer camp!

 

Saddle Up For Success

Elementary and highschool student groups with physical, cognitive and/or social-emotional challenges experience success and build confidence with our 4 week SUFS program.

Hope Haven

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

(t) 519-986-1247

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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

Holly Stiene, Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer@hopehavencentre.org

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

Gillian MacNeill, Horse Trainer
gmacneill@hopehavencentre.org