Thank You to all of our wonderful silent auction donors!

Our fundraising dinner raised a wonderful total of $12,097.00. Thank you to all donors and supporters: West jet Via Rail Costco Giant Tiger Michael Abrams Michael Qaqish – Ottawa City Councillor Broadway Bar and Grill – Fisher Funhaven Ottawa Hunt Club Joy Maertens Delta Ottawa The Athletic Club Little Rays Reptiles Mill Street Brew Pub […]

TROtt Holiday Cards

TROtt Holiday Cards – Orders closed  TROtt will be selling cards for the 2015 Holiday season – featuring one of TROtt’s most loved therapy horse’s – Charlie! Pre-orders are now complete and cards will arrive at TROtt no later than November 15th. Details: Price: $15 for 10 cards (includes envelopes) Paper: Printed with a high […]

Annual TROtt Night at the Races Fundraiser

CALLING ALL RIDERS, SUPPORTERS AND VOLUNTEERS!   The annual TROtt Night at the Races Fundraiser will be held on  Sunday October 25th 2015 @ 6pm  If you would like to attend, tickets are now available: $45.00 (Adult) $35.00 (Youth 6-12 years) Corporate tables for 6 @ $370.00   Tickets are available through the TROtt office or please e-mail […]

Upper Canada Village and Rare Breeds Canada

Over $400 was raised for TROtt at the auction! So many wonderful people to thank!  Pamela Heath from Rare Breeds Canada for thinking of TROtt as the recipient of the auction proceeds at Horse Day on Saturday September 5th held at Upper Canada Village!  Bruse Henbest, coordinator at Upper Canada Village for allowing TROtt to […]


Sadly we have lost another great member of the TROtt herd.  Myles became very ill and in spite of great efforts by Dr Smith he was not able to survive.   Myles joined the TROtt herd in 2008.  He had only driven up to that point but he soon adapted to the job here and helped […]

CanTRA Autism Seminar

TROtt hosted an Autism Seminar on July 10th, sponsored by CanTRA. This seminar was presented by Nicola Harman, participants are pictured here with the CanTRA 35 year anniversary cake, made by Pasticceria Gelateria Italiana. The cake was delicious. Thanks to Nicola for sharing her knowledge and experiences. Thanks to Alison Shaker for the wonderful salads.

40th Anniversary

On Saturday June 6th we celebrated TROtt’s 40th Anniversary. The founder of the organisation, Lelia Sponsel attended along with several of the original volunteers from 1975. Current volunteers with 10, 15 and 20 years of service were recognized.   The sun shone on us as we celebrated this special occasion.

TROtt Rider Raises over $800 for the program

Christopher raised over $800.00 and purchased tack and toys for the TROtt  program ( he is a rider in the program) Christopher and a group of friends from his school sold over 250 cupcakes along with about 300 cookies – well done and a big “Thank You” to Christopher.  

Toonies for TROtt Campaign

TROtt Needs Your Help Fundraising. We are launching a “Toonies for TROtt Campaign” to raise $4000 for the purchase of horse. Potential donors and riders will be given a Toonie coin wrapper and asked to encourage their friends and family to collect Toonies. For every completely filled coin wrapper the donor will receive a $10 […]


A sad notice to our supporters: Our dear Shadox galloped over the rainbow bridge on Wednesday evening after a valiant 12 hour attempt to survive a very serious bout of colic. After a wonderful career as a show pony, Shadox helped countless riders at TROtt in his 7 years as a therapy horse. We will […]