Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association (TTRA) is a registered charitable organization and a member of the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA).

Our Commitment

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.

Program News

September Mini Wheats Program has ended

Miniature Horse 4-week programs held Wednesday evenings from 6 pm to 7 pm. and 7 pm to 8 pm have now ended. Programs will commence in May 2018.

To add your name to our wait list or to learn more about potential progamming - Please contact Event Coordinator, Jean Gibbons (jeanhgibbons@gmail.com) or phone 705-262-7281.

Riding/Driving Program

Fall Session start date was Tuesday, September 5. Last class was Tuesday, October 10th. 2018 session to begin in May.


To learn more about our programs, please visit our PROGRAM page.

Miniature Horse Program

"Mini Wheats"

Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association is hosting a series of 4-week Miniature Horse Programs, “Mini Wheats”. See CTV coverage of our Spring Session.

QUESTIONS? Please contact Event Coordinator, Jean Gibbons (jeanhgibbons@gmail.com) or phone 705-262-7281.

Registration forms are available on the right hand side menu. Click Miniature Horse Program Registration "Mini Wheats" to download PDF forms. This program has a focus on groundwork activities and does not involve riding.

Visit our PROGRAM page to learn more...

Click link below to view poster with program details.

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Volunteer Opportunities

You DO make a difference!

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.

Volunteers are needed at least 30 - 45 minutes before class to help prepare horses for our riding/driving program on Tuesday nights. Please dress for the weather!

Volunteer Opportunities

Fill in our Volunteer Application today!

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Our Coach

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.