About Us

We believe horses and horse sport are important to who we are as Ontarians. From first time riders to seasoned competitors, more people are experiencing the special bond between horse and rider.

At Ontario Equestrian, we are focused on enhancing the experience for our members. Since its inception in 1977, Ontario Equestrian has been dedicated to promoting the sport and providing programs, while establishing supports and guidelines for a safe and level field of play for both equine and human athletes.

Join our equestrian community to gain access to innovative rider-centered programming, provincial and national certification for riders, coaches and facilities and much more.

Identity Statement

As the recognized Provincial Sport Organization we lead the sector in the dynamic growth of equestrian sport through participation, education and support of both rider and horse.


CollaborationBuilding positive and productive relationships with members, partners and stakeholders to support riders of all ages, stage and types of participation.

ExcellenceLeading with courage and conviction, guided by a sport and rider centered vision, to drive excellence in the design and implementation of safe rider programs, coach and officials credentialing, stable program development and competition sanctioning.

KnowledgeContinuing to learn and innovate to inspire the equestrian community.

TrustOperating in a culture of transparency, honesty, respect and fairness with member’s experience at the centre of all decisions and activities, working within the Canadian and Ontario sport mandate.

WelfareProtecting the safety and well-being of equestrians and equines.