Karen Lara


Mental Health Therapist

EAGALA certified

Karen holds a BA Psychology (honours) and Masters of Counselling Psychology degree. She is a registered therapist and is certified under the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association as a equine mental health professional. Karen focuses her clinical practice in the area of complex trauma and is passionate about body-centered modalities for emotional growth and healing, particularly through horses.

Ashley Sudds

CTRBI CanTRA Instructor

Equine Specialist

Ashley is working towards her English Rider Levels through Equine Canada and she is a certified CTRBI CanTRA Basic Instructor. Ashley is also a certified PATH Intl. Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor and would like to work towards her EAGALA Certified Equine Specialist.

Cherise Avril

CTRBI CanTRA Instructor

Equine Specialist

Cherise Avril  has a certification in Community Mental Health, is a CanTRA certified Intermediate Instructor, teaches part time at KTRA. Cherise is also studying for her Real Estate License. She has always been involved with horses, including starting young horses, showing in the hunter/jumpers, and for the last few years enjoying the dressage world. 


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