Reminder: TROtt At the Ottawa Dressage Festival – May 21

  Just a reminder that TROtt will be attending the Ottawa Dressage Festival on Saturday May 21st. We will be selling bridle charms and raffle tickets for a beautiful handmade wall hanging (see photo below). All proceeds will go towards our TROtt program. The festival runs from May 19-22 and is being held at Wesley Clover Parks. […]

Thank You SEAS!

Students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton school in Barrhaven raised an astounding $849 for the TROtt program during their Christmas Student Bake Sale. Priced at $1/baked good, many cookies and cupcakes were seen leaving the tables. TROtt is truly grateful for this heart-warming donation from SEAS’ students, their enthusiastic contribution to the therapeutic riding program […]

Polo In The Park 2016

Get your hats ready ladies and gentlemen, this will be a day you won’t want to miss! The Rotary Club of Ottawa South, in partnership with Wesley Clover Parks and the Ottawa Polo Club, has named TROtt as one of their fundraising recipients for this year’s Polo In The Park Event. Polo In The Park […]

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.