Who We Are


SARI Mission
We provide opportunities for people with special needs to move towards greater independence and freedom through their connection with horses.

SARI Vision
A community where individuals realize their potential.

SARI Values
We believe that...
SARI is a caring community of volunteers, donors, Board members, parents, staff and horses working interdependently to serve people with special needs and others. We provide a supportive atmosphere conducive to networking, sharing and learning. We value and celebrate the wonderful diversity represented in this community and through our actions, words and representations we promote the fundamental dignity of all. We seek to create and maintain a stimulating environment and foster the distinct contributions of all individuals within the SARI community.


Board of Directors

Laurie Gould


Retired Executive, LHSC


Steve Rowland


Retired, TD Bank


Jared Alger


Assistant Manager, Financial Operations, Canada Life

Rees Greenberg


Business Manager, Department of National Defence


Emily Pellarin


Audit Manager, KPMG


Cindy Rau


Project Manager, Syneos Health


Stephanie Haskell



Indar Bhola

Senior Systems Architect, Canada Life


Kristen Wise

SARI Parent Representative


Rick Orser

Retired, 3M


Katie Brown

Director & Human Resources Business Partner, Canada Life


Susan Smedley

Program and Project Leader, Versa Bank


Laura Pavilonis

CEO, Reach Beyond Limits




Lisa Citton-Battel

Interim Executive Director


Terri-Lynne Thede

Program Manager


Brooklyn Einwiller

Development Officer


Breanna Tordoff

Operations Leader


Terry Power
Volunteer Coordinator


Alyssa Hunter
Equine Manager


Ally Gailbraith

Head Instructor 


Rob Horn

Facility Maintenance Coordinator


Kirsten Smith
Program Therapist


Sarah Allan, Sarah Bachert, Karen Pratt
Program Instructors


Kayley Denison, Brady Galbraith
Barn Staff