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. See full descriptions below to see what suits your needs and goals the best.


Adaptive Riding

Individuals with disabilities 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 assistive device.

Special Olympics Equestrian

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

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL)

Program goals are social-emotional and life skills based through purposeful interactions with horses.


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

Camp Hope

Equine focused Summer and March Break Camps.
Team Charlie & Princess


A mounted treatment session with a physiotherapist who uses the horse's unique movement to affect the client's functional goals (hippotherapy).
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Saddle Up for Success - Schools

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


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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Ian Hayes - Executive Director

Robyn Allen - Director of Operations & Physiotherapist

Kim Reain - Director of Events & Community Outreach

Michelle Lemire - Volunteer Coordinator

Emma Houser - Program Administrator & Instructor (PATH Int. CTRI, EC Instructor of Beginners)

Danielle Caswell - Head Instructor & Equine Manager (PATH Int. CTRI, EC Competition Coach)

Gillian MacNeill - Instructor (CanTRA CTRII, PATH Int. CTRI)

Shannon Speer - Recreation Coordinator (RT, EAPDC)

Gretel Stanish - Instructor (Path Int. CTRI, EAPDC)

Alexis Murray - Instructor (EC Instructor of Beginners in training, Path Int. CTRI in training)

Dana Van Den Bergh - Instructor (EC Instructor of Beginners in training, Path Int. CTRI in training)

Laikyn West - Property Manager