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Welcome to TEAD!

At TEAD we offer therapeutic programming for individuals with (dis)abilities and or diagnoses, including riding lessons, Wellness Programs, and Summer Camp.
We are always looking for caring volunteers to assist us in delivering quality programs to our participants. Apply today to make a positive impact in our riders' lives.
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Our Mission

TEAD Equestrian Association for the Disabled is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with any physical, cognitive and emotional challenges through a unique form of proven therapy with the use of horses.

What We Do

Founded in 1978, TEAD has helped improve the lives of thousandsa little rider on Ebony of children, youth and adults with disabilities by providing therapeutic riding and equine-based programs.

Participants of all ages experience emotional and physical rewards through a range of services and activities.

TEAD is located in the rolling pastures of Mount Hope, and has a dedicated team of therapy horses, volunteers, staff and nationally certified therapeutic riding instructors.

The TEAD team is committed to fulfilling our mission with integrity, transparency and respect to ensure we develop and deliver quality programs that meet the needs of individuals and their families.

We are hiring!

TEAD is looking for a Development & Fundraising Specialist, permanent Weekend Barn Help, as well as a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. 

If you are interested in the Development & Fundraising Specialist or Weekend Barn help positions, please email your resume & cover letter to info@tead.on.ca.  For the Volunteer Coordinator position, please email melissa.horvath@tead.on.ca

More information can be found on our Careers page.  We look forward to meeting you!

News Updates


TEAD is looking for volunteers to support us in the care of our therapy horses.


Register today for camp or riding lessons this summer.


Official sponsors of TEAD.

Case IH
TEAD would like to thank Case IH for their ongoing support and generous loan of a tractor!
O’Neils Farm Equipment
TEAD would like to thank O’Neils Farm Equipment, Binbrook ON for their ongoing support!
Dynamic Hosting
TEAD would like to thank Dynamic Hosting for the VPS hosting in Toronto that keeps our website live.

Grant Partners

TEAD would like to thank the following grant partners for their support of TEAD’s therapeutic riding program serving children and adults with physical, emotional and cognitive challenges in our community since 1978.