Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association (TTRA) is a registered charitable organization and a member of the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA).
Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals of all ages facing diverse challenges/disabilities through equine assisted therapy.
Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and wellness along with increased self confidence are greatly enhanced through working with our therapy horses. Explore the many ways you can help support programs either as a volunteer, a sponsor or through donations. Your involvement is vital to our success.
Summer Session is well underway Tuesday nights from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Volunteers are needed at least 30 - 45 minutes before class to help prepare horses.
Please dress for the weather!
Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association is well underway in hosting a series of 4-week Miniature Horse Programs, “Mini Wheats”. See CTV coverage of our Spring Session.
This program involves active participation between participants of ALL ages, miniature horses and trained volunteers. Our Summer session is now full. Please contact us and add your name to our wait list. We will advise you of our upcoming September program opportunities.
View our program poster for more details and contact information. To find out more please visit our Program page.
For those who have registered for our current program:
The July program began Wednesday night, July 5. Program is from 7 pm - 8 pm.
Please keep in mind that long pants are required!
Why not consider volunteering this coming year in our Riding Program or in one of our 4-week Minature Horse Programs "Mini Wheats".
Volunteering provides a great opportunity to learn new skills, help others, spend time with the horses and enjoy the outdoors.
NOTE: Minimum age for volunteers is 16. Please keep in mind that long pants are required for every lesson regardless of weather.
Our riding instructor Lydia Dubanow is a Canadian Certified Therapeutic Riding Coach as well as an Equestrian Canada Certified Coach.
Therapeutic riding activities and the close interaction with horses can be used as therapy to assist individuals with diverse challenges in reaching physical and mental health, and cognitive, social, behavioral and communication goals.