When someone who can't walk, rides a horse

for the first time, it's like a miracle."

What We Do

Since its inception in 1978 T.E.A.D. has provided thousands of individuals young and old with a different approach to their situation. Located in the rolling pastures of Mount Hope, T.E.A.D. is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equestrian therapy, a proven method in dealing with the challenges presented to them by their disabilities.

We endeavor to fulfill our mission statement with honesty, integrity and accountability, with which the professionalism and compassion of staff, instructors and volunteers empower our riders with disabilities to a level of riding that earns the respect of all involved at T.E.A.D.

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Our Mission

T.E.A.D. Equestrian Association for the Disabled is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with a disability through a unique form of proven therapy with the use of horses.

Breaking News

WE ARE HIRING FOR THE 2017 RIDING SEASON!

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VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH – VIOLET GOULD


Congratulations to Brooke Mehlenbacher for placing first in the Sea to Sea Para Dressage video competition series. Brooke and her coach Cassidy Bezemer CTRBI worked together in the fall to prepare for this event. All of their hard work paid off! Brooke competed against other riders within Canada!  Well done!


We currently serve 300 special riders and have a growing waiting list Learn More

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