A club who promotes education and friendship among horse enthusiasts. Holds three 2 day shows and clinics as well as a year end banquet.

President & Director: Stacy Myers

[email protected]

Phone: 902-318-4955


This harness club's aim is encouraging sport of equine harness driving through recreation and education for both pleasure and competition.  

President: Shelley Rector

Director: Lisa Pothier

[email protected]

Phone: 902-824-5038

863 Elliott Rd RR#1
NS B0S 1C0

This club aims to provide riding experiences that benefit people with physical and mental disabilities.

President: Emily Gouse

Director: Claire Reeves

Phone: 902-863-4853

Box 1415
NS B2G 2L7

ACTRA formed in 1980 to promote distance riding, standardize judging of the same, and encourage education & good horsemanship through competition and clinics.  

President: Pat Rideout


Director: Russlyn Patriquin-Dyke


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The Cape Breton Western Riders Association is committed to the promotion and development of good horsemanship and sportsmanship through education to develop respect, responsibility, enjoyment and friendship while upholding the well-being of the horse.


President & Director: Melissa MacDonald


[email protected]

Phone: 902-537-0645

PO Box 66
NS B1P 6G9

The Central Nova Horse and Pony Association hosts several types of competitions at their facilities minutes outside Truro. Their facilities include trails, cross-country course, outdoor rings and more.

President & Director: Sheri Morehouse


[email protected]

Phone: 902-897-4755

832 Harmony Road
NS B6L 3R2

Therapeutic riding lessons for individuals who present with a wide range of exceptionalities or mental health concerns.

President: Susanne Wagner

Director: Brittany Aalders

Interim Executive Director: Amy MacKay


[email protected]

Phone: (902) 670-8402

PO Box 93

The Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers (Lancers) is a not-for-profit riding school in the heart of Halifax teaching people of all ages and abilities lessons in riding and horsemanship. 

President: Tamzen Black

Director: Angie Holt

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[email protected]

Phone: 902-423-6723

1690 Bell Road
NS B3H 2Z3

Therapeutic riding and Horse Boy Method Centre for families with Special Needs Children.

President: Carol Rolfe-Higney

Director: Patricia McGill


[email protected]

Phone: 902-624-0603

Box 6
NS B0J 1E0

Horse Trials Nova Scotia is the provincial Eventing organization in Nova Scotia.

President & Director: Danielle Semel


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1658 Highway #2
NS B0N 1Y0

The Nova Scotia Clydesdale Club's main goal is to promote the Clydesdale breed; improve the quality and quantity of the Clydesdale Horse in NS and support line classes at various shows and exhibitions throughout NS.

President: Ralph Messinger

3113 Hwy 201, RR#3

Bridgetown, NS

B0S 1C0


Director: Ardith Terry

Phone: 902-895-0893

581 Truro Road
North River
NS B69 6W1

A group of draft horse enthusiasts who come together to support draft horse events, promoting draft horse activities, educating the public about draft horses. 

President and Director: Leonard Fraser

[email protected]

Phone: 902-396-3137

157 Fraser Rd, Millbrook
Pictou County
NS B0K 1Z0

The Nova Scotia Driving Society is a driving club that offers support to new and experienced drivers, friendly competition and opportunities to enjoy driving your equine.

President: Kirsteen Thomson

Directors: Elizabeth Braid and Louise Haycocks


[email protected]

Phone: 506-364-7752

205-75 Coburg Cres
NS B2N 0B2

Preserving and promoting the Haflinger breed is the mandate of the NS Haflinger Club.  With members across the maritimes, we promote breeding, showing and the pleasurable ownership of he Golden Horse with the Golden Heart.

President: Holly D. Stillwell

Director: Janet Trimper




Phone: 902-257-2678

NS B0K 1Y0

Nova Scotia Hunter Jumper Association represents EC Gold competitors.  The NSHJ provides programs and incentives to the members.

President: Jackie Rusaw

 Director: Heidi MacInnes


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Canadian Pony Club is a National Youth Organization and International body of equestrians.  Canadian Pony Club is known around the world for its commitment to educational programs for youth and their equine partners.  This includes a dedication to knowledge, safety, and sportsmanship.

President & Director: Valerie McDermott


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Phone: 902-632-2320

1225 Hwy 14
NS B0N 2N0

R.I.D.E.R.S. is a non-profit volunteer organization which promotes Dressage in Nova Scotia and the Maritimes. We offer competitions (Bronze & Gold) and, depending on the interest of our members, clinics to encourage education of horse and rider, and enjoyment of the sport. 



President & Director: Sharon Helynck

[email protected]

Phone: 902 497-7530

PO Box 473
Lower Sackville
NS B4C 3G4

Scotia Sliders Horse Association is a not for profit group that holds monthly events, including clinics, shows and social get togethers.

President: Pat Kidston


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Director: Susan Squires

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Phone: 902-680-2009

18 Jordan Street
New Minas
NS B4N 5G7

President and Director: Karen Gillighan

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Phone: 902-88-9577 (O)

6570 Highway 2
NS B2T 1C3

[email protected]

Phone: 902-790-3151

5408 Highway 14
NS B0N 2T0

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