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.
Follow Belle’s adventures with the hashtag #BlondeBellePony
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)
Follow Ember’s adventures with the hashtag #ShineBrightLikeAnEmber
Frosty is a middle aged, 13 HH Welsh Arab cross. Island born and bred, Frosty spent his early years at a hunter/jumper barn. This dashing fellow is a favorite among our smallest riders and the volunteers who work with him. Frosty's favourite sport is soccer, and he loves to delight onlookers by maneuvering the large jollyball around the arena with his nose. Follow Frosty’s adventures with the hashtag #BendItLikeFrosty.
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
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
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.
Follow Josefa’s adventures with the hashtag #MammaFjordJosefa
Keagan is a younger, 17.3 hand registered Clydesdale. He is currently in training for vaulting and under-saddle work. Keagan loves attention and visitors. His friendly demeanor makes him a perfect ambassador for the CTRA program. Keagan is sponsored by Johns, Southward, Glazier, Walton & Margetts along with Patricia Blair.
Follow Keagan’s adventures with the hashtag #KeaganTheClyde
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.
Follow Leo’s adventures with the hashtag #LeoTheUnicorn
Loki is a middle aged 14.2 HH Fjord Gelding. He is known as one of the chillest horses in the barn, and his favourite lessons involve lots of walking and standing still. Follow Loki’s adventures with the hashtag #SlowPokeyLoki
Smokey is a middle-aged, bay, quarter-horse gelding. He is described as the "coolest cucumber" of them all.
Follow Smokey’s adventures with the hashtag #SmokeyTheHorse
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.
Follow Tonka’s adventures with the hashtag #TonkaTruckasaurus
Yilden is a 17 year old Norwegian Fjord who comes with a strong background in dressage, as well as experience in eventing, jumping, and being a lesson horse.
We are so grateful that Yilden was generously donated to the program by Jaret Clay and Laure Hartwig-Clay!
Follow Yilden’s adventures with the hashtag: #YildenOfNarnia