About Headwaters Equine Leadership Group

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group, as a committee of the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association, is a collaborative initiative of regional stakeholders who are committed to the importance of the equine sector in our Headwaters regions.

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group’s vision is to promote the Headwaters region as a centre of equine excellence in the province of Ontario, and to support, grow and advocate for this vital sector of our regional economy.

The Headwaters Equine Leadership group is committed to:

  • Promoting the Headwaters region as a destination and a centre of equine excellence;
  • Facilitating economic development opportunities that support the growth and sustainability of the equine sector in the Headwaters region;
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance regional equine industry capacity and to work with partners to capitalize on these opportunities;
  • Supporting public education and accessibility as it pertains to the equine sector in the Headwaters region;
  • Nurturing positive and supporting working relationships with municipal partners, equine sector businesses, groups and organizations, and other community and business partners;
  • Capitalizing on opportunities presented by the TO2015 PanAm/Parapan Games that will be hosted in the Headwaters region.

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group includes:

On January 25, 2013 the Ontario Trillium Foundation showed their support of the work of the Headwaters Equine Leadership Group by providing funding to  help the development of the Headwaters region as a centre of equine excellence in Ontario.   Read the full story.