Via Rail Supports Fundraiser

Thank you to Via Rail for their donation to the silent auction at our fundraiser dinner on October 26th. The item is a round trip for two between any two points served by VIA and valued at more than $650.00!

United Way Donations

Did you know? If you are making a contribution to the Government of Canada’s annual United Way campaign you can direct your donation to TROtt. Thanks for your support.

Welcoming New Volunteers

We  have a terrific team of over 150 wonderful volunteers. If you would like to join the team and help with grooming, tacking up, leading and side walking during the lessons please fill out the online inquiry form.

Night at the Races – Sunday October 26th 2014

  Join us for an evening of fun and fundraising. TROtt is holding its annual fundraiser event at the Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre on October 26th.   Tickets cost $45 and include all you can eat buffet, $15 worth of vouchers, silent auction with over $5000 of donated items including WestJet tickets, gold jewelry and […]

Thank You Home Depot – Barrhaven

The Barrhaven Home Depot store very kindly donated a BBQ to TROtt This enabled us to hold a ‘Thank You’ BBQ for our fantastic volunteers. Thank you Home Depot – Barrhaven.

Thank You to Davidson Fire Extinguishers

A big thank you to Howard of Davidson Fire Extinguishers, 144 Percy Street Ottawa K1R 6E3 for inspecting and servicing our fire extinguishers.  We really appreciate this donation of services to keep us safe.  

Thank You NAV Canada

TROtt sincerely thanks NAV Canada for their generous donation! This contribution will allow us to support 1 additional rider for one lesson session!


Teddy is one of the longest serving member of the TROtt family. Born in 1994, this handsome chocolate brown gelding stands proudly at 14.1 hands. It was back in 2000 that Paula Rolfe, Program Administrator at TROtt, discovered him at Captiva Farm where he was working as a trail horse. He has been working at […]

Donated “Norman” books

Norman is a very special horse and his owner, Heather Young has written two books featuring this brave horse. Heather kindly donated 4 copies to TROtt and they have been presented to 2 volunteers and 2 riders.  Thank you Heather. For more information about Norman visit

Welcome Toby and Mickey

Mickey (above) and Toby (below) joined the herd in January 2014.  Both are in training to join the TROtt program. Mickey is a 14 year old, 14.3hh, chestnut Haflinger and was purchased from a private owner in North Gower.  Toblerone “Toby” is a 16 year old, 15hh, chestnut quarter horse cross. Toby was kindly donated […]