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“Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much” – Helen Keller

Who We Are

We are a passionate bunch that live and breathe our core values to deliver unforgettable experiences to our clients every day. But Team Dreamwinds is much more than that, it is a vast network within our community that never ceases to amaze us with their ongoing support.

Our Facilitators – A dedicated network of Certified EAL Facilitators that are the best in the industry and bring a variety of knowledge and experience. No matter who the client, we understand and can speak their language to provide a valuable and relevant program experience.

Our Horses – Our horses are carefully selected to ensure they are safe and of sound mind and body.   We choose horses that are fit and active in another discipline so that they are continuously challenged and engaged both inside and outside of EAL.

Our Partners – We are so fortunate to be partnered with the original founders of the Cartier EAL Facilitator Certification Program.  Their program is second to none in the EAL Industry and we are proud to be working together to bring unlimited continuing education opportunities to our graduates.  We couldn’t ask for better partners, mentors and friends.

Team Dreamwinds

Tracey Evans is the Owner/Master EAL Instructor. After nearly 20 years in the corporate world, Tracey made a choice to carve out a new career that included her passion for horses. With a keen understanding of the importance of effective leadership in the development, engagement and performance of a team, she left her successful corporate career in 2012 to bring a unique approach to leadership development and team building to the GTA using horses. After successfully creating a business…

As a full-time luxury homebuilder, Dirk has made a career of creating exceptional spaces and Dreamwinds is no exception. His building expertise and eye for detail ensures our facility is first class in our industry. Since building the farm, Dirk has become a keen observer of horse behavior and quick study of our approaches to natural horsemanship and Equine Assisted Learning. With experience managing large projects and leading diverse teams, Dirk brings his leadership expertise and anecdotal experiences to…

As a Certified Coach with NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association), Jennifer specialized in the instruction of teens with cognitive disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy and ADHD for 6 years. She is a Certified EAL Facilitator and Equine Massage Therapist with a lifetime of experience with horses. She brings an expansive knowledge of how horses relate to both each other and those around them.  In 2015 Jenn took on the role of Assistant EAL Instructor to…

Maud combines experience as a language teacher, a riding instructor and an Equine Assisted Learning facilitator.  In addition to supporting Dreamwinds programs, Maud is the owner and lead facilitator of New Horserizons.  Started in in 2016 and operating in New Lowell, On, just minutes from CFB Borden, New Horserizons offers problem solving sessions using horses as mediators, and runs programs tailored to professionals in uniform, as well as Family Fun sessions and Date nights.

Meg has followed her passion for horses in the equine industry for over 25 years. Since
graduating with a B.S. degree in Equine Careers and Industry Management she has worn many
hats ranging from Barn Manager, Assistant Trainer, ESMT, Equus Coach, and Certified
Therapeutic Riding Instructor.It was during her time as a PATH Intl instructor back in 2015, while being onsite support for an
Equine Experiential Learning Leadership workshop that she witnessed the impact and benefit
horses provided to people from all walks of…

Our Horses

Oliver – forever guiding us in spirit (Jan 27, 1998 – Dec 2, 2020) – He was a Thoroughbred Gelding, Tracey’s first horse and the inspiration for Dreamwinds. He was the most gentle guy who sought steady and reliable leadership. He was an ‘old soul’, wise beyond his years and always willing to please. He gave his all and loved to share his wisdom. His passing has left a huge void, but know his legacy will live on in…

Meet Liv!  This girl is a Canadian Sport Horse and the perfect combination of sweet and sassy!  She is eager to please, but likes a clear communicator who knows what they want from their team.  She’ll guide you to come together, align on your goals and help you exercise them with confidence.  When she is not teaching, Liv is a budding show horse strutting her stuff in the dressage and jumper rings.

He’s Just Fabuluke!  A fitting name for this beautiful boy.  Luke is a registered Appendix (3/4 thoroughbred 1/4 quarter horse) with a big heart.  He has spent most of his life as a show horse on the western pleasure circuit.  He’s found his forever home with us doing EAL and is excelling in Dressage with Tracey.  As a teacher he is sweet, gentle and kind.  He gives his whole heart for those who put their trust in him but…

Meet Simon!  This handsome boy is Dutch Warmblood who left his life in Europe to come to Canada and show the Grand Prix Show Jumping world how it is done.  After a successful career in the ribbons, Simon is enjoying a quieter lifestyle and loving his new role as EAL teacher.  This boy is all business.  He likes to know what’s expected and will work hard to get it just right for the right leader.

Introducing Jack our sweet Thoroughbred! Jack is a gentle and respectful boy who loves people and is everyone’s friend. He is looking for a confident partner who considers his needs and is gentle and kind like him. With Jack on your team you will learn about connection, empathy, how to trust and be trusted. Jack is also a star in the ring and on the trails. He is a happy go lucky, do anything kind of boy.

A tribute to Reagan!  This beautiful grey beauty captured our hearts and those of all she taught!  This kind and gentle girl was eager to please and loved her work, but if there were lessons to be learned, she would shoot a knowing look to let you know!  We were blessed to have her on the team for only a short time, but she made a huge impact on our clients and left big hoof prints in our hearts.

This is the infamous Jimmy! Jimmy sadly passed away in 2023 but his teachings are legendary and he will always be looking over us.  He was a 2000lb Clydesdale and was quite a character. A true gentle giant, Jimmy loved to be the centre of attention and was our spokes horse at many events and raised thousands for cancer research.  Jimmy required a committed and confident leader to convince him that their way was the best way. Treat him…

Our Partners

Gayle is our Founder of the EAL Building Block Curriculum that we teach and have built our business upon.  She is the lead facilitator of the Cartier Equine Assisted Learning Program and Instructor of the EAL Facilitator Certification Program offered at Cartier Farms. Gayle holds a degree in Equine Studies from Humber College, is a Certified Level I English and  Level I Western Coach and holds a Level 1 EAGALA Certification.Gayle knew early in life that horses would play a major role in…

Janice is the program coordinator, and assistant instructor of the Cartier EAL Facilitator Certification Program, she is also a facilitator of the Youth and Leadership Development Equine Assisted Learning programs currently running at Cartier Farms.Janice began riding horses with her brother Daryl at the early age of eight years old. Over the years Janice has been involved in many different sports, but more specifically Janice excelled in archery. She was the Canadian National Champion and was the first Canadian to win the…