Welcome to Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association

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.

 

 A very special calendar 

cover calendar 2020Over the summer we have had the privilege of working on a very special project. Under the guidance of Board Chair and Paramedic Annie Brothwell, teams of volunteers paramedics and photographers joined our horses for a very special photoshoot. The result is a beautiful calendar for 2020 which aims at supporting our first responders. Proceeds will be shared between Honour House Society and the VTRA. For more information, click here. Calendars will be available at the VTRA club house from November 1st. But you can also pre-order yours and get it shipped when it arrives, the first week of November. To order now, click here.

 

 The VTRA Annual General Meeting is coming up. 

Join us on Saturday November 16th, 2019, from 10:00am to 12:00pm, for our AGM, at the VTRA facility. This annual event is an opportunity for all members and aspiring members, to cast an eye on what is going on behind the scene, and support our very deserving volunteer board. Documents are available for consultation here, as well as some information about membership.

 Connection and Communication with Liesl Fulton  

Liesl Fulton is hosting a clinic at the VTRA on Saturday November 9th from 12 to 3. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds go to the VTRA!!   Learn how to connect and communicate with horses on a deeper level. This clinic is an introduction for anyone wanting to learn about the connection that is possible when you learn how to speak with horses in their language. Learn about leadership, trust and how the horse mirrors our emotions. Understand the powerful connection we can have when we learn how to be equal partners.  Click Here to purchase tickets!!

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 Earn cash back for the VTRA while you shop 

We have a brand new fundraiser that promises to be great! Flipgive is a Canadian company that has partnered with many retailers and manufacturers to offer non-profit and charitable organization a way to earn cash back when their team members shop online. We have tested it and it is fantastic. So to check it out, look for our poster and brochures in the club house or click here!

 

Xmas poinsettias

 Holiday Fundraiser 

Time to get festive! Our Winter 2019 Fundraiser has begun.  Pre-order a holiday poinsettia and pick it up at Deck the Stalls on December 14th.  Order forms can be found in the clubhouse or click here to order online now!

 Cuteness Alert 

Last autumn, for the occasion of our exciting Galloping On Fundraiser, we asked local videographer Daniel Brimacombe to create a new video for VTRA… and the result is fantastic! We premiered the new video on Thursday, November 22nd. Thank you to Daniel for doing such a fantastic job, and to Nate and Dinah, the stars of the video! Watch it on YouTube now
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Our Horses

VTRAs team of horses assist riders of all physical, emotional and mental abilities. Learn More»

Our Riders

Find out more about the riders and their unique experience & connection with the horses that provides them with self-development and motivation. Learn More»

Sponsorships

VTRA is striving to create stable, long-term funding although we do not receive any core funding. To help us in our mission please donate! Give Now»
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