Making Strides

  • Promoting the benefits of therapeutic riding throughout Canada
  • Increasing public awareness
  • Instructor Certification
  • Continuing education for therapeutic riding instructors
  • Accreditation for therapeutic riding centres

making strides



CanTRA centres offer seasonal and year-round programs throughout Canada from therapeutic/recreational programs to summer camps.


Get Involved

Our local centres appreciate the generous donation of time by our many volunteers. The benefits of therapeutic riding are empowering.


Find a Centre

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE! Choose a fully accredited CanTRA therapeutic riding facility with certified CanTRA instructors.

The CanTRA Caller

A semi-annual newsletter for our Members and Member Centres across Canada. The CanTRA Communiqué is published between editions of The Caller to keep our Members informed.

CanTRA Caller

CanTRA at Work

“What riding gave Matthew, and continues to give children like him, is a sense of independence, a place to belong and achieve goals that they may not be able to achieve anywhere else.”

  • Imagine the freedom, for someone with a disability, of moving across this earth on a horse.

  • Imagine the joy of forming a friendship with this magical animal.

  • Imagine the confidence and self-­esteem that comes from achieving together.

Over 80 accredited riding centres across Canada