Our Staff

To contact our office please email cvtrs@telus.net or call 250-338-1968.

 Horses-39-2 NANCY KING started with CVTRS in 2009, and is now the Executive Director. Over the years, Nancy has assumed ever increasing roles of responsibility with CVTRS; bookkeeping, budgeting and financial reporting, office manager, grant writing and fundraising coordinator. She has a diploma in Accountancy and a CPIM certification in Planning. Nancy is a CanTRA certified Assistant Instructor.



HILARYHilary photo DOUCETTE began at CVTRS in 2014, and is our Program and Volunteer Coordinator. Hilary is owned by Scout, one of our therapy horses.




TRS volunteers 18(1)TEGWYN HARPER came to CVTRS in 2009 and is the Head Instructor and Stable Manager for CVTRS. Teg is a certified CanTRA Coach, mentor and examiner; a certified Equine Canada level 1 coach and also an evaluator for Equine Canada Rider Levels. Teg also holds a current International Coaches Passport and level B of the NCCP. Teg is owned by Sasha.




ASHLEIGH MASINI is our instructor and is CanTRA II certified. Ashleigh also has her Vault BC coaching certificate. Ashleigh enjoys coffee, so if anyone sees her mug around the office, feel free to fill it back up!



leah  LEAH RICKETSON is our newest instructor. Leah is a CanTRA Basic Instructor,  as well as Equine Canada Instructor of beginners. When Leah is not teaching at CVTRS, she can be found riding her 2 horses at home, taking them to shows, and teaching private lessons on her farm.



annie webpageANNIE ANDREWS is our Barn Supervisor. Annie has spent her life around horses, and brings her considerable experience to the care and handling of our amazing horses. Annie also runs her own business, Give it a Lash, and all of our nails here at the barn are looking amazing!




KRIS BENOIT began his career at CVTRS as a volunteer, and is now one of our barn staff. Kris brings his love for the horses (and his strong back) to work with him!







  ANTONIA BOTTING is our Stable Program Facilitator. Antonia has held several positions within CVTRS, including joyfully volunteering and serving on the Board of Directors as Chairperson, as well as currently swatting away for her CanTRA Basic Instructor certification. Antonia brings several years’ experience working with children and youth. They include those with, or affected by, emotional/social challenges in their lives. She’s been lured out of retirement with the promise of a daily horse fix and wonderful youth.