Harnessing Potential … Moving Together … Inspiring Lives 


           Our Mission: To provide a therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities that promotes and enriches their physical, psychological and social well-being.


 The Annual General meeting is coming up. 


Join us on November 5, 2016 for the VTRA Annual General Meeting, at our facility located 6917 Veyaness Road. The AGM is a chance to reflect on the past year and discuss the projects for the future. Active members also get a chance to vote on the board composition. Light refreshments will be offered. Meet and greet will be from 10:00am; the AGM will start at 10:30 and the event will conclude at noon. There is no need to register before hand. Voting membership is $20 annually and due at the AGM.

 Do not miss the first VTRA Hootenanny in partnership with the Duke Saloon 


Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association is hosting a fundraiser at The Duke Saloon on Thursday, November 17th! Join us for a fun-filled evening of music and dancing for a great cause. The County Line will be our live entertainment for the evening and they always put on a fun show! Be sure to dress to impress, as there will be prizes for best western wear along with draw prizes! Tickets are $20, or $10 with a valid student ID. As The Duke Saloon is a licensed establishment, this will be a 19+ event. To purchase your tickets call (778)426-0506 or click here.


 Night of Lights 

night-of-lights The 16th annual Night of Lights will take place on Sunday, November 20, 2016, beween 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm  at the Hillside Shopping Centre. This event comes loaded with great in-store discounts, tasty treats, live entertainment and a chance to win one of over 100 fabulous door prizes including thousands of dollars in gift cards, jewellery and a GRAND PRIZE TRIP FOR 4 TO DISNEYLAND, CA. Tickets to the event are only $5 and proceeds from ticket sales come entirely to the Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association. Thank you to the Hillside Shopping Centre for allowing charities such as ours to keep the funds from ticket sale! For more information about this and other events at the Hillside Shopping Centre, check their website.
To buy your and your friends’ $5.00 tickets, drop by the office or give us a call at 778-426-0506.


 Christmas event is coming up. 
Join us for our annual Holiday Open House on December 10! Join us for our annual Holiday Open House on December 10!You will be able to have your photo taken with Santa and your favourite horse, pick up your pre-ordered Christmas Tree or Poinsettia, and take a tour of the barn. Light refreshments will be available. More information to come!


 The Early Intervention program is in the Victoria News 
The Early Intervention program set up in partnership between the VTRA and the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island was featured in a Victoria News issue back in March. Click on the image to read the full feature.



We have exciting events coming up all the time! To make sure you don’t miss any, make sure to check regularly our events page. We update it regularly with all the new things coming up!

 Volunteers Video 

If you are contemplating volunteering with us, this will give you a nice overview. And for our current side walkers, there are a lot of very useful tips. Thank you Terry!



 Follow us on Twitter! 

We are entering the digital age! We are not only on Facebook but also on Twitter and Google+ (and maybe more social media to follow… Exciting…). Here is a feed of our twitter account. We hope you will find it interesting. Let us know if we are missing out on any cool stuff!

Victoria News - EArly Intervention

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