Events at (and with) Hopewell Creek Stables!

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We often ride with -and host- the Wellington-Waterloo Hunt club for drag foxhunting, a sport most horses have a love for.

PC: Alison Gittins photography.

We enjoy going out on Hunts and participating in Hunter-Paces

We hosted a wonderful, very long Hunt for the Club September 25, 2016!!

Foxhunting (drag hunting)

Fall / Winter / Summer Trail Riding

Hopewell Creek Stables has a hard-core set of trail riders...

Off-Property Showing and Activities

We enjoy going out to all kinds of activities: Hunter-Jumper shows, Dressage shows, local schooling shows, Hunter-Pace activities, the Mimosa Cup, OHTA Events/Trials and Short Courses, Clinics, organized Trail Rides and Trials, and just about anything horsey going on!

Clinic with the Ontario Sidesaddle Association

We hosted a really interesting SideSaddle Clinic on Jan. 21 2018 with OSA.

Clinic with Ian Roberts

We hosted a clinic with Ian Roberts on May 13, 2017!

Clinics with Ian Roberts

April 25, 2015

We had a great day with Ian Roberts. Our clinic had various groups of riders & horses: Beginner/green (no jumping experience), Pre-Entry, Entry, Pre-Training, PT/Training.

Ian Roberts is one of Canada’s top international eventing riders. Ian Roberts has represented Canada at international three - day Eventing competitions throughout North America and the world: at the Olympics, the World Equestrian Games and the Rolex Kentucky CCI****.

Ian has developed an excellent reputation for his coaching abilities and is a Level 3 Equine Canada coach. He coached Ontario Young Riders teams at several North American championships and many of his former students have gone on to become top Canadian riders. Currently, Ian is Coaching Chairman for the Canadian Eventing Committee.

Clinic: Saturday March 29, 2014

Clinic: Saturday April 27, 2013

*Photos by Ian Woodley

Hunter Paces

Twice a year (spring and fall) the Wellington-Waterloo Hunt Club hosts a fun hunter pace!

We are members and ride and participate at events on this beautiful property!

Come out with us to ride at this beautiful venue!

Caledon Riding Club

Loving(!!) The Mimosa Cup !

Simply 'THE EVENT" not to miss! Hosted by the Eglington-Caledon Hunt Club at the Caledon Riding Club grounds - Aug. 4, 2013.....Aug. 5, 2012 ...July 31, 2011... and past...

Eventing Clinics with Siobhain O'Connor

Jan. 27, 2013 & Dec. 10, 2011 & Jan. 10, 2010

Siobhain has competed across North America as an Advanced level event rider. Sessions Included something for levels of horse from beginner with no jumping experience up to Training level eventing.

Past shows at Hopewell Creek Stables: Saturday August 17, 2013 !

Schooling shows at our place

*photos by Ian Woodley Past Schooling Show was June 5, 2010

Show at Hopewell Creek Stables

Saturday August 25, 2012 !

Hosted the Clinic "Equine Empowerment" with Lynda Watson: August 6th, 2011

Peter Gray Clinic

We had a lesson day with Peter Gray Aug. 25, 2013

Precision riding is basically riding in a group- to a pattern set up by an instructor (and there’s music too!)

Equine Canada Senior Hunter, Equitation, Hack Judge, and she told us many of the "secrets" of the Hunter world!

'Hunter' Clinic with Robyn

Baechler (Nov. 2010)

Overall, a great day!

We had a ‘chat’ on hunters - hunter showing, position, strategy, etc., followed by a group mounted flat session so we could work on hunter under saddle. We had another 'chat' on hunter over fences and did more mounted work 'over fences'.