ACTRA ws formed in 1980 to promote distance riding, standardize judging of the same, and encourage good horsemanship through ride sanctioning and sponsoring clinics and seminars.  

Chair: Blake Storey


Director: Russlyn Patriquin-Dyke 

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This is a small but dedicated group of Atlantic Canadians devoted to promoting the National Horse of Canada, the Canadian Horse.

President: Collette Gates


Director:Cathy Arsenault

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Phone: 902-632-2555

340 Meek Rd, RR#1
Mount Uniacke
NS B0N 1Z0

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

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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

Phone: 902-825-4881

Director: Alissa Cue

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Executive Director: Brittany Pulsifer

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Phone: (902) 670-8402

PO Box 93

This club aims to promote the exciting sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting to Horsewomen and men of all ages in Nova Scotia.

President: Ken Jardine


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Director: Rick Mountford

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Phone: 902-233-6456

935 Woodville Rd

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

President: Carolyn Collicutt

Phone: 902-624-0603

Director: Patricia McGill

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Phone: 902-624-0603

Box 6
NS B0J 1E0

The club supports many exhibitions/shows by sponsoring for various line/hitch classes.  We provide opportunities for fellow enthusiast to come together and share our interest of the Draft horses and promote our membership list in the Canadian Clydesdale Contact Magazine.

President and Director: Leonard Fraser


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Phone: 902-396-3137

157 Fraser Rd, Millbrook
Pictou County
NS B0K 1Z0

The Nova Scotia Driving Society is a carriage driving club open to all types of equines used for driving.  The purpose is to promote safe driving in Nova Scotia and the Maritimes.

President: Sue Karrel

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Phone: 902-895-1127

372 Hwy 311
North River
NS B6L 6G8

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 & Director: Gillian Allan

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Phone: 902-257-2678

NS B0K 1Y0

Canadian Pony Club is a National Youth Organization and International body of equestrians.  Canadian Pony Club is known around the world for its dedication to knowledge, safety, and sportsmanship.

President & Director: Valerie McDermott

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Phone: 902-632-2320

1225 Hwy 14
NS B0N 2N0

Scotia Sliders Horse Association is a not for profit group that hold 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