Free Spirit Therapeutic Riding Association

Giving our families the “Freedom to Ride” 


Our Programs

FSTRA is pleased to announce that our programs are expanding and growing. There are lots of ways to get involved. Check them out!

Therapeutic Riding Lessons

Traditional therapeutic riding lessons are available for all individuals and abilities in our indoor riding arena. Must be 3 years of age to register.

Equine Assisted Learning & Psychotherapy

Our Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy programming options are growing quickly! Check out our many opportunities to work with our horses promoting overall wellness and connection

School Programs

Take a look at our programming during week days specifically tailored to help provide alternative programming to our local elementary and high schools

3 Day Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp runs in July. It is available for all ages and abilities. Spaces are limited! Registration is now open!

Freedom to Belong

This 10 week program is funded by the Age-Friendly Communities Program Grant, part of SHIFT: Nova Scotia's Action Plan for an Aging Population. Our Belong program is a program for adults over the age of 50 who are interested in learning how to ride, while developing hands on stable management skills.

Learn more about how to join our community and programs!

Our Team

Meet our staff and certified coaches!

Brittany Aalders

Executive Director

Katie Roberts

Program Coordinator

Jessica van Nostrand

CanTRA Certified II Coach

Amy MacKay


Alissa Cue

Owner of RWS
CanTRA Certified II Coach

Ready to Get Involved?

There are lots of ways to join our community!