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Our New Facility

The Whitemud Equine Centre has been our home since 1975. It is an ideal location for Little Bits, accessible by DATS, E.T.S. and it offers easy access to major highways. In 2017 we said "Good-Bye" to our old barn and arena and "Hello" to our new facility that the City of Edmonton and Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association came together to build.

 

The new facility allows Little Bits to expand the program allowing it run throughout the year. We are now able to accommodate the needs of more individuals with special needs in our community. 

Advantages of the New Facility

  • Office space for WELCA and LBTRA (shared)

  • Lunch Room/Volunteer Room with Kitchen/ Water

  • Event rental space which will help Little Bits generate revenues in order to become self-sustainable. We can also use the space for events

  • Climate controlled Stables for volunteers to work with the horses

  • Tack Rooms (separate WELCA and LBTRA)

  • Wash Bay (used only as directed)

  • Climate controlled indoor riding arena

  • Accessible for everyone

  • A facility that will allow us to run our programs all year long

  • Indoor accessible washrooms

  • Safe environment

 

Yes, it did happen... the ground breaking ceremony was held by WELCA with a huge audience attending. A pair of Belgian horses were used with a plow and onlooker were able to pose for photo's after the initial ceremony. 

May 1, 2016

May 1, 2016

September, 2016

February 28, 2017

June 21, 2017

August 8, 2017

April 8, 2018

April 29, 2019

June 23, 2020

Barn 3 fall 2011

Barn 3 April 29, 2019

Barn 2 April 2019

Barn 3 April 29, 2019

Barn 2 October 13, 2020

Barn 2 July 31, 2020

Hay Barn

Red Shed

Keillor Cabin & Stone House

Keillor Road

New Barn 2 Construction

New Barn 2 October 2020

New Barn 2 October 2020

July 31, 2020

Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Association

Charitable Number: 11902 – 1277 RR0001

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