Equine Erin is located in the beautiful hills of Erin, Ontario. Equine Erin offers equine facilitated learning, yoga with horses, creative writing and nature workshops and events for the public as well as customized sessions for individuals, youth, adults and groups.
Bridget Ryan, owner of Equine Erin moved to Wellington County in 1999, and since then has presented the local community with a wide range of nature and horse-based workshops, camps, events and equine education.
For over 15 years, Equine Erin has worked with key partners such as the Erin Fair/Erin Agricultural Society, Equine Guelph (University of Guelph), Credit Valley Conservation, Central Counties Tourism, Wellington County, the Town of Erin, and local businesses to create engaging events and programs. In 2019, Equine Erin created Horse Day Erin at the Erin Fairgrounds. This event was a partnership with Ontario Extreme Cowboy, and included high-profile horse entertainment, breed presentations and shows, vendors and a full day of fun and family activities.
From 2017-2019, Bridget Ryan has worked closely with the Town of Erin to write stories, source photographs and content for their publication: Horse & Country in the hills of Erin. This magazine profiles horse and rural lifestyle in the Town of Erin.
Workshops have included:
-Equine Wellness and Health
-Horse-Interaction (yoga, writing)
-Equine Facilitated Learning (Youth, Individuals and Groups) where we integrate horses into education and experiential learning to produce extraordinary results.
Key events, management and/or direct involvement include:
-2018 Erin Fair Equine Tent, 3 day event including exhibitors, sponsors, demonstrations and live horses
-2017 Town of Erin equine outreach at Can-Am, Equine Events
-2016 Erin Agricultural Society/Erin Fair RCMP Musical Ride Event
-2015 Pan-Am Equestrian Games/support events and activities(Equine Canada contract)
Equine Erin develops marketing programs, horse events, equine education and horse related workshops. Bridget Ryan’s experience in the marketing, advertising and promotion industry enables her to execute multi faceted programs. Equine Erin’s vision includes the creation of collaborative, and sustainable partnerships supported by a little horseplay.
Equine Erin has partnered with the Equine Guelph/University of Guelph, Town of Erin, Erin Agricultural Society, Headwaters Horse Country (Headwaters Tourism) and local equine business owners to develop marketing programs, events, workshops and equine-based education programs.