2023 Club Membership Application

Promoting safe and competitive/pleasure driving experiences through education and recreation. 

President: Shelley Rector

Director: Lisa Pothier

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Phone: 902-300-1275

1083 North Bishop Road
NS B4N 3V7

Programs for riders with physical, mental, and emotional challenges. 

PO Box 1415
NS B2G 2L7

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

President: Jacqui Trim-Tupper

Treasurer: April Haliburton 


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44 Station Road
Head of St. Margaret's Bay
NS B3Z 2B8

President: Donald MacNeil

Director: Melissa MacDonald



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Phone: 902-537-0645

220 St James Rd.
Hillside Boulardrie
NS B1Y 2T1

English and western disciplines.


Director: Stephanie Axworthy


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Phone: 902-577-7994

PO Box 331
North Sydney
NS B2A 3M4

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: Lesley Langley 


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Phone: 902-440-8260


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

President: Susanne Wagner

Director: Amy MacKay



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Phone: (902) 670-8402

382 Morden Road
NS B0P 1C0

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. 

1690 Bell Road
NS B3H 2Z3

A Canadian Registered Charity offering recognized therapeutic recreation and riding to adults and children with mental health, physical, or developmental challenges. 


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Box 6
NS B0J 1E0

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

President: Amanda Leadbetter



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 breed classes at various shows and exhibitions throughout Nova Scotia. 

President: Ralph Messinger

Director: Ardith Terry

581 Truro Road, North River, NS B6L 6W1


Phone: 902-895-0893

581 Truro Road
North River
NS B69 6W1

The NSDS promotes pleasure & combined driving throughout the province. We organize shows & clinics for all levels of drivers. 

President: Kirsteen Thomson

Directors:  Louise Haycocks



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Phone: 902-694-3880

460 Miller Rd
NS B0K 1L0

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 The Golden Horse with the Golden Heart.

President: Holly D. Stillwell

Director: Janet Trimper




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Phone: 902-825-6088

1029 Torbrook Rd.
NS B0P 1W0

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

President: Alissa Cue

 Director: Chelsea McKendrick


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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

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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.


Hunter/Jumper/Dressage Lessons, Leasing, EC Rider Levels

Executive Director: Karen Gillighan


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Phone: 902-440-6811

6570 Highway 2
NS B2T 1C3

Our club encourages the Western Discipline of reining at all levels, green to pro. 

Director: Norma Graham

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Phone: 902-840-0671

137 Nictaux Road RR 3
NS B0S 1P0

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