Misty was the first horse used in our program and one of the reasons we
started CHAAPS! Click Here to visit her tribute page.
This program offers the therapeutic and recreational aspects of riding
on a basic level in a safe and welcoming environment. Strong support is
provided to the clients to help them achieve their goals.
Kootnai was the second horse in our program, she was considered our
‘gentle giant’ and assisted our clients in reaching new skills and
levels in their riding.
This program also offers therapeutic benefits and recreational riding
but focuses on goal-oriented games, promoting gross/fine motor skills
and social skills. Cognitive skills associated with Horse Care are also introduced.
Named after the great horse!
This is an introduction to the equestrian sport. This is offered to
youth and adults with more refined riding skills and level of
instruction to equal their increasing confidence, competence and
possible competition. Riders will also become more knowledgeable in
equine care and function independently.
MISS FILLY Program
promotes self-esteem to girls that are aged 6 years and up. The girls
work through our program to develop; confidence, trust, independence and
CABALO ENSINA Program (Horse Teaches)
Experience exercises both on and off the horse to develop confidence,
overcome fears and learn the ‘refined skills’ of intuition and intent
that horses naturally offer. In this program you will learn how to use
the horse to connect and relax with your body and experience relaxation
and connection with them while riding.
See the world through the eyes of a horse - you may be surprised what
This program is sponsored by the Quesnel Community Foundation.
In our horse and riding programs our instructors collaborate with
other professionals such as: Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists,
Early Childhood Educators, Social Workers, Teachers, Mental Health
Clinicians, Speech Pathologists and Parents in order to create an
individualized program with client specific goals.
“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for
the inside of a man.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill