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CanTRA

Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association

The Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) is a registered charity that promotes challenge, achievement and empowerment for children and adults with disabilities through the use of the horse. CanTRA also provides education and instructor certification.

There are now 80 plus member centres across Canada providing high quality therapeutic, recreation, life skills and sport programs. CanTRA is a member of Horses in Education and Therapy International (HETI) and is recognized as the only governing body for therapeutic riding Canada.

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CERTIFICATIONS, ACCREDITATIONS, HIPPOTHERAPY
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Our Patron

  • HRH  The Princess Royal, Princess Anne

    HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne

    CanTRA's Patron since 1986, Princess Anne combines her passion for children, as President of Save the Children since 1970, with her standing as an Olympic equestrian athlete, to benefit the field of therapeutic riding in Britain and abroad.

Sponsors and Donors

Our sincere appreciation to these supporters and to those donors who wish to remain anonymous and to all other donors not posted here who have supported us financially. We also extend our thanks to those individuals who have generously assisted CanTRA with their volunteer time and expertise. More information on sponsorships is available here.

  • Daphne Davey
  • Garrick de Demeter
  • Elna & Kenneth Strand
  • ATB Financial
  • Jane James
  • DT Network
    The Disability Today Network is a community of internet and social media users. An online village like no other; we’re the disability community’s social media network.
  • Donna And John Davies
  • Dr Robert And Arlene Wright Ont
  • Marion Slatter-Blitstein
  • Ann Caine
  • Horse Industry of Alberta
  • Tide Water Physiotherapy Inc.
  • Canadian Horse
    We will support and promote Canada’s horse industry, and serve as a communication vehicle among the various sectors of the horse community.
  • Gallagher Insurance
  • Dr de Demeter
  • Gay Wood
  • Bronzes By Gina
  • Manning Equine Vet Services
    Manning Equine Veterinary Services specializes in performance horse lameness and medicine, pre-purchase examinations, reproduction, and dentistry.
  • Shelene Williams
  • Saddle Up
    "Dedicated to promoting and supporting western Canada's equine world through horse people, clubs, associations, shows, events and any other horseplay activity."
  • AEF
  • Leg Up Foundation
  • Lelie Sponsel