As a certified Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association Intermediate Instructor, Bev has taught and developed programs for WindReach Farms and Durham Therapeutic Riding Association that offered children and young adults with physical & cognitive disabilities the opportunity to learn how to ride and care for horses. In addition to being a Certified EAL Facilitator, she is a retired Special Education Assistant from the York Board of Education where she provided support for students with developmental delays, learning disabilities and Autism reinforcing strategies to address behaviours associated with anxiety, low self esteem and interpersonal relationship issues. A wealth of knowledge in activity based learning techniques and instructional strategies.
Jennifer ViitalaAssistant Instructor
As a Certified Coach with NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association), Jennifer specialized in the instruction of teens with cognitive disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy and ADHD for 6 years. She is a Certified EAL Facilitator and Equine Massage Therapist with a lifetime of experience with horses. She brings an expansive knowledge of how horses relate to both each other and those around them.