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

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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, sponsors, and supporters, featuring achievements in the CanTRA family.
The CanTRA Communiqué  a semi-anual newsletter for our members providing in-house information and education.

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