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  • October 1, 2019

32nd Annual Terry Fox Run

This year was the 32nd annual Terry Fox Run and we were honoured to be there with Jimmy again this year representing Team Dreamwinds for this great cause!

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  • June 13, 2018

Learning with Pony Power – Abbey Gardens, Haliburton

A wonderful feature article on Dreamwinds' Graduate Lesley English of Abbey Gardens.   Lesley completed her EAL Facilitator Certification with Dreamwinds in March, 2017 and launched APPLE - Abbey Gardens Pony Powered Learning Experience.  She is delivering life skills programs using the proven Cartier Farms EAL Curriculum.

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  • April 12, 2018

2018 Simcoe Business Excellence Award

The South Simcoe Business Awards were handed out April 5, 2018 and Dreamwinds was delighted to be recognized with an award for Business Excellence.  

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  • January 17, 2018

2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

What an honour to be named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Bradford Board of Trade!  The Bradford Board Of Trade Business Excellence Awards is an effort to highlight the dedicated and talented business community in Bradford West Gwillimbury. Businesses must be within BWG or a member in good standing with the BBT.  It was a wonderful night of celebration as we honoured an incredible group of dedicated, passionate entrepreneurs.  We are so grateful to receive this recognition.

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  • September 28, 2017

Dreamwinds Proud to Support 2017 Bradford Terry Fox Run

Once again, team Dreamwinds laces up for the Bradford Terry Fox Run with Jimmy the Clydesdale as the proud mascot kicking off the event. Jimmy's fourth appearance at the run marked his third year of being cancer free.  

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  • June 13, 2017

The Business of Thought Leadership – How to Profit From Your Passion

Horses. Did you know they could be used to help with corporate team building and leadership development? Most people don't. Enter our guest, Tracey Evans. She made the unconventional move of leaving her senior marketing role at American Express, so she could run the Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre which delivers programs that inspire others to be better leaders, better partners and better people. Yes, it was a risky decision to say the least. When she worked in the corporate world, she noticed...

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  • June 13, 2017

Dreamwinds Jimmy Leads 2016 Bradford Terry Fox Run

A record number of walkers, runners, joggers and cyclists turned out for this year's Terry Fox Run in Bradford, on September 18. Organizer Elsie Silva Kniff called the response, “Awesome!” Dreamwinds is a proud supporter of the Bradford Terry Fox run and was thrilled to join the run with mascot Jimmy the Clydesdale.

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  • June 13, 2017

BBT Awards Dreamwinds 2016 Business Excellence

The Bradford Board of Trade is the voice of business in Bradford West Gwillimbury - welcoming new businesses, promoting local economic initiatives, hosting seminars and networking evenings, and celebrating the success of local entrepreneurs. On October 22, the BBT held its annual Awards night and Gala, its biggest celebration of the year, at The Club at Bond Head, on the theme “Midnight in Paris.”

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  • June 13, 2017

2016 Dreamwinds Horse Day A Success

More than 700 people walked onto the grounds at Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre on June 4 to celebrate all things horse at the 3rd annual Horse Day event. As part of Equine Canada’s eighth annual Horse Day celebrations, Dreamwinds opened their doors for a free public event to introduce people of all ages to the world of horses.

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  • June 13, 2017

Dreamwinds Recognized for Quality

Dreamwinds was recognized for delivering exceptional quality April 26, 2016 at the 19th Annual Business Excellence Awards hosted by Nottawasaga Futures.

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  • November 4, 2015

BBT Recognizes Business Excellence

The Bradford Board of Trade presented three Awards for Business Excellence, recognizing businesses that have demonstrated leadership in business practices, customer service and community engagement. Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre was recognized as Best New Business 2015.

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  • October 28, 2015

Masquerade with the BBT

The business community came out to celebrate the recent achievements of the Board of Trade, including another successful Town & Country Living Show, an Appreciation BBQ in July, and the release of the Fall Board of Trade magazine at the Awards evening.

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  • September 20, 2015

35th annual Terry Fox Run

Bradford West Gwillimbury will celebrate their 35th annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 20, beginning at the Bradford library.


It was a record turnout at Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre on Saturday, June 6th as an estimated 600 visitors came to celebrate all things horsey at the second annual Horse Day @ Dreamwinds event. As part of the Ontario Equestrian Federation’s seventh annual Horse Day celebrations...

In the footsteps of Terry Fox

The Bradford Terry Fox Run got a new mascot this year: Jimmy the Clydesdale, from Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre. Jimmy is also a cancer survivor, and “spokes-horse” for equine cancers. He was running “for all the cancer survivors and fighters, past and present.”

Horse Day at Dreamwinds

Tracey Evans, owner of Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning Centre on the 10th Line of Bradford West Gwillimbury, has always believed that there is a special bond between Man and Horse; that people can learn valuable lessons of trust, compassion and leadership through interaction with their equine partners.

Annual Horse Day an introduction to industry, sport

Guests enjoyed a variety of activities between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the private location along Line 10 in Bradford West Gwillimbury, including educational sessions, riding demonstrations and one-on-one equine-assisted learning obstacle courses.

March Break Horsemanship Camp

Dreamwinds Equine Assisted Learning held 2 action packed fun filled days with all things horse for kids 8-13 over march break. Kids got to learn about: Horsemanship - care & safe handling of horses Leadership Development - learning to lead, work together, building communication skills with fun games with the horses Crafts - flex creative skills with a quality craft to keep.

An Exciting Year Ahead!

WOW! What a winter! We have been battling a seemingly never ending string of "extreme cold alerts" here at Dreamwinds, but that hasn't stopped us!

BBT Celebrates Business

Dreamwinds Honoured to be named Best New Business: The Bradford Board of Trade celebrated business excellence at a Gala evening, held at The Club at Bond Head, October 2. In a room decorated in white, black and teal, with fresh flowers and touches of “bling” at every table, members and guests enjoyed dinner, a Silent Auction, outstanding dance performances by the Simcoe Dance Academy and Bradford School of Dance, and the comedic talents of Faisal Butt, emcee.

Hello Summer!

This is definitely our favourite time of year at Dreamwinds! The horses are sporting their shiny summer coats, we have harvested a bumper crop of hay and are spending some time enjoying our horses in the outdoor ring and on the trails!

5 Tips for landing your first job

A daunting task for many looking fir their first job and faced with the question "What experience do you have?" So how do you complete the droves of other teens looking for that coveted position? How do you differentiate yourself? It's not as hard as it seems...

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  • April 9, 2014

April 2014 Spring Newsletter

It has been a cold and snowy winter here in Bradford, but I'm pleased to report that the horses are finally shedding! We don't need groundhogs here at Dreamwinds. This is a sure sign that the warmer weather is here to stay.

See us on Rogers TV

Check out Dreamwinds on York Region Living segment on Rogers TV. Dreamwinds offers unique Corporate and Youth Leadership and Team Building programs using the intuitive nature of the horses to guide learning…

January 2014 Newsletter

2014 Here We Go! Happy New Year! What a wonderful and exciting year it has been at Dreamwinds with new programs, new team members and our official grand opening! Thank you for sharing it with us! 2014 is shaping up to be just as exciting! With the success of our inaugural Future Leaders I …

Bradford Times: Experiential Learning, at Dreamwinds Stables

Horse sense. It takes on a whole new meaning at Dreamwinds Stables, Centre for Equine Assisted Learning. The Centre, which officially opened on October 26, uses interaction with horses to encourage the development of self-confidence and leadership qualities in humans…

Bradford Topic: Dreamwinds helps you build your team

An equestrian business wants to take corporate leaders out of their boardroom comfort and put them in the saddle. Dreamwinds EAL Centre, which opened this spring in Bradford West Gwillimbury, has a leadership training program that was done entirely on barn dirt. The teachers? Horses…