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Discover the possibilities

Connection. Teamwork. Achievement.

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association (VTRA) was formed in 1982 to provide a therapeutic riding experience to children and adults with diverse abilities throughout the Greater Victoria area. Today, VTRA is a non-profit charitable organization that uses horseback riding as a recognized therapeutic aid and offers a variety of equine-assisted activities to more than 200 children and adults throughout the region. VTRA is made up of a volunteer board, a small staff team of six and more than 275 volunteers who, through their dedicated contribution of time, enable participants to benefit each week.

Programs
 

We offer a variety of programs designed to be of interest  to individuals of all abilities.

Options currently include Adaptive Riding, Stable Management and Adaptive Driving.

Volunteer
 

We recruit enthusiastic individuals who are interested in

helping us help others.

A variety of volunteer experiences

are available, and

prior horse experience is not

required for all positions. 

 

Give a Gift

Offering a diverse range of programs and looking after our herd of therapy horses are costly endeavours made possible by our generous donors. Consider supporting our mission by donating today.

The VTRA is proudly supported by

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CONTACT US

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contact@vtra.ca 

Tel: 778-426-0506

6917 Veyaness Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1W1

 
VTRA is a proud member of
  • B.C. Therapeutic Riding Association

  • Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association

  • Horse Council of British Columbia

  • Volunteer Victoria

  • One Ability

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