Ember is a middle-aged year old Norwegian fjord mare. She is 13.2 hands high and loves treats. She is sponsored by Dr. Dan Duta Medical Corp. (with wife Dina and daughter Gillian)
Floella is a middle-aged, 14.2 hand high New Forest Pony mare with a quick step and a quick mind. She was donated by Drena Young and is sponsored by E.P. Carson in memory of Marilyn Carson.
Josefa is a 15 hand high, middle-aged fjord mare who was donated to CTRA in 2013 by Anita Goodfellow. Josefa is hard working and gentle member of the team who takes her job very seriously. Josefa is sponsored by the Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary.
Leo is a 15.1 hand high middle-aged quarter-horse cross. He is a well-rounded school master originally from Smithers BC and partially donated by Loree I'Anson. Leo's alias is "Hollywood" as his sun-bleached good looks turn many a mare's head in the barn. As is appropriate for his name, Leo is sponsored by the Malahat Lions Club.
Red is a 15.2 hand high, 15 year old, middle-aged quarter horse gelding. Red has a background in eventing and was donated by the Winship family.
Tonka is a 16 hand high, middle-aged percheron/Arabian mare. Tonka's name comes from Tonka toy trucks and means "Great" or Big" in the Dakota-Sioux language. Tonka was donated by Bobbi-Jo Scharff.
Smokey is a middle-aged, bay, quarter-horse gelding. He is described as the "coolest cucumber" of them all. Smokey is sponsored by the staff of Island Savings.
Polly is a sensible mare with a fancy trot that is used to accommodate the youngest/smallest participants in the adapted equestrian vaulting program. Her purchase was made possible through funding from Variety - the Children's Charity.
Belle joined CTRA in early 2018 and has quickly become a favorite with her riders. She is an 18 year old Halflinger mare with a personality as sweet as her looks.
Grady is a CTRA’s resident “Gentle Giant.” At a massive 19hh, there’s no missing this Clydesdale/Quarter Horse cross! Grady can be found mostly helping out with vaulting lessons, but occasionally under saddle as well. His likes include children and snuggles and his dislikes include cardio. Grady was purchased for the CTRA program by Ann Lindwall and Foxstone Stable. Follow Grady’s adventures with the hashtag #GradyTheGiant
Keegan is a younger, 17.3 hand registered Clydesdale. He is currently in training for vaulting and under-saddle work. Keegan loves attention and visitors. His friendly demeanor makes him a perfect ambassador for the CTRA program. Follow Keegan’s adventures with the hashtag #KeeganTheClyde
Jake is a small (13.2 hand), senior Welsh cross pony who believes that age is only a state of mind. Therapy work is his retirement gig after a long and impressive career as a pony jumper. Follow Jake’s adventures with the hashtag #JustAPonyNamedJake