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About the Leg Up Program

Who Can Apply


The Leg Up Programme un, deux, trois, hop! is a registered charitable organization recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency. We provide riding lessons to underprivileged youth who live in the Zone 3 region of the New Brunswick Equestrian Association.


We match up young riders with Equestrian Canada certified coaches for 12 lessons, and all the necessary equipment to give youth a leg up in equestrian sport.

Our coaches are located in various areas of Zone 3. For a list of participating coaches, email us at

Youth between the ages of 8 and 18 who: 

- Live in Zone 3 of the NBEA
- Have access to transportation to a stable (a gas allowance will be provided to help with this expense) 
- Would not be able to afford rid
ing lessons without this program

- Click here to apply!

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the province of New Brunswick, Sport Canada, Canadian Women & Sport, the Fredericton Progressive Credit Union, Shur Gain Feeds 'n Needs Fredericton, the City of Fredericton, and the Capital Exhibition Centre.


If you would like to sponsor a participant or donate to the program, please reach out to us at

We accept donations in the form of cash or in-kind contributions and can issue receipts for purposes of income tax. 

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