Programs

Our CanTRA, PATH Int. and EC certified instructors use adaptive teaching techniques and/or equipment to help individuals of all ages with (dis)abilities or unique needs learn the skills of equestrian and horsemanship.

We also offer summer and March break camps, fully day adult programming, a fully funded school program as well as therapy programs, in particular Physiotherapy and Therapeutic Recreation. See full descriptions below to see what suits your needs and goals the best.

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Adaptive Riding

Individuals with (dis)abilities or unique needs learn the skill of riding with the use of adaptive teaching techniques and equipment.
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Adaptive Horsemanship

This unmounted program teaches how to care for, communicate with and exercise the horse from the ground or wheelchair.
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Special Olympics Equestrian

Be a part of our Hope Haven Pegasus team! All skill levels of riders and horsemanship participants are welcome!
Horsemanship

Therapeutic Recreation

Program goals are recreation, leisure based and/or life skills based for individuals with (dis)abilities or unique needs.
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Outdoor Recreation

Full day program for adults with (dis)abilities. Enjoy everything an equestrian farm has to explore!
Summer camp

Camp Hope

Camp options for the basic summer camp enthusiast right up to the equine obsessed camper who can't get enough horse content.
Team Charlie & Princess

Physiotherapy

A mounted treatment session with a physiotherapist who uses the horse’s unique movement to affect the client’s functional goals (hippotherapy).
SUFS

Saddle Up for Success - Schools

A research-based program for elementary and high school students with (dis)abilities or unique needs.

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 & Physiotherapist
program@hopehavencentre.org

Michelle Lemire - Volunteer Coordinator (Interim)
volunteer@hopehavencentre.org

Emma Houser - Volunteer Coordinator & Instructor (PATH Int. CTRI, EC Instructor of Beginners)
ehouser@hopehavencentre.org

Danielle Rose - Equine Manager & Instructor (PATH Int. CTRI, EC Competition Coach)
drose@hopehavencentre.org

Ann-Ida Beck - Instructor (CanTRA CTRSI, PATH Int. CTRI, EC Instructor of Beginners)
abeck@hopehavencentre.org

Gillian MacNeill - Instructor (CanTRA CTRII, PATH Int. CTRI)
gmacneill@hopehavencentre.org

Shannon Speer - Recreation Therapist
sspeer@hopehavencentre.org

Gretel Stanish - Property & Barn Manager
gstanish@hopehavencentre.org