Toronto Equestrian excels in bringing riders and horses up through the riding school ranks help them achieve their individual goals, whether they are looking for success in competition, to prepare for Equestrian Canada rider levels, or want to develop the necessary skills for a lifetime enjoyment of the sport. With a focus on developing riders for the hunter, jumper and equitation rings, Toronto Equestrian also promotes a pointed focus on correct flatwork built through the basic principles of classical dressage and equitation.
Julianne is an Equestrian Canada Certified Instructor with over a decade of teaching and training experience. She enjoyed a successful junior career on the Ontario A Circuit and graduated from the Ontario High Performer Elite Student Athlete Program in 2010. Julianne graduated from the University of Toronto in 2018 with an Honours B.A in English and Philosophy. During her time at school, before opening Toronto Equestrian, Julianne acted as Head Coach of a busy Toronto riding school, developed and coached a provincially competitive show team, and appeared as a guest speaker and coach demonstrator at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Julianne specialized in instilling the solid and correct foundation needed to guarantee success as riders move up through the ranks, and many riders who got their start with Julianne have gone on to achieve much success in the provincial and national levels of the sport.
Sue is an Equestrian Canada Certified Instructor with five years of experience co-coaching to a provincially competitive level. Sue is the former Director of a busy Toronto riding school, and has years of comprehensive experience overseeing all operations of a large inner city riding school. Sue holds an Honours B.A. in Classical Studies, a Masters in Ancient History, and an M.Phil in Medieval and Post-Modern Literature.
Sue has also appeared with Julianne as a guest speaker and coach demonstrator at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. With her extensive media, event management, and communications experience, Sue masterminds client and competitive experiences, and works tirelessly behind the scenes to make everything come together. In addition to training with Margie and Tom Gayford, Sue is actively involved in animal welfare and is proud to own three rescued horses.
Emily Hough is an avid equestrian who is currently studying for her instructor accreditation from Equestrian Canada. She is also completing a Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University with a special focus on youth supports and suicide prevention. Emily holds a Diploma in Social Services from Humber College, from which she graduated with honours in 2015. She has several years experience in youth programming and child and youth support.
Emily has several years experience caring for horses in traditional riding schools as well as hippo-therapy/equine based therapy programs. She was an enthusiastic member of the Ryerson University Equestrian Team (Go Rams Go!) for the Ontario Collegiate Equestrian Association's 2018/19 circuit.
Emily focuses on ensuring students learn about how to care for their equine partners before and after a ride, and can often be found around the barn teaching students about the day-to-day experience of caring for horses.
Andrew is a lifelong equestrian with a passion for animal care. In addition to his full time career in graphic design, Andrew can be found in the barn on the weekends caring for our herd, and helping riders look after their horses. Andrew holds a BDes from York University and Sheridan College, and was a member of the York University Equestrian Team. Andrew is a talented artist, and is the designer behind the Toronto Equestrian logo as well as most of our advertising. Andrew has been leasing his TB mare Vintage for three years, and enjoys melding his talents for design and horses as a member of the Toronto Equestrian team.
336 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline, Uxbridge, Ontario
(647) 996 0897 • (416) 678-1499
(647) 996 0897 • (416) 678-1499