Meet the herd


Sheri Hiebert RPN, BSc.PN

Sheri is a registered psychiatric nurse and has worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years.  She is also a trained Equine Personal Development Facilitator.  She has a true passion for having a horse as her partner when working with individuals and being able to walk along side that person in their journey. 



Blu is a 9 year old registered Blu Roan Quarter horse.  His personality is fun and he enjoys working with clients in this setting.  He is subtle in his feedback and yet can demonstrate incredible insight and feedback to a client.


El Donko

El Donko is a 12 year old quarter horse.  He is steady and stable within the herd.  Donko can provide persistent feedback to a client and situation, and he as well takes this role seriously.



Shady is often referred to as the "grandmother", she is a very wise horse that takes on the role of mentoring young and new horses as well as ensuring harmony amongst the herd.



Legend is a 15 year old Canadian Horse, Canada's first horse breed and one of less than 2500 world wide.  Legend is the largest horse in the herd and is the true meaning of Power and Gentleness.



Caddie, the herd leader and enforcer ensures harmony, stability, sustainability and fairness in the Higher Trails herd.  Caddie is also the inspiration for the book 'I Am Cadillac: Life Lessons from a Horse' by author Ross A. MacInnes



Badger is the newest member to join the Higher Trails herd.  Before arriving his fate was very grim as he had sustained injuries including paralysis on the right side of his head.  He has already been involved in EAL and his ability to provide insight and comfort was brilliant.  His future is very bright at Higher Trails and his emotional and physical pain has already begun to heal.