Alison and Clint Banbury

Alison Banbury at the Caledon Equestrian Park.

Alison Banbury at the Caledon Equestrian Park.

Clint and Alison have both been involved with horses for most of their lives and developed the facility using their years of experience as riders.

Clint began eventing in Saskatchewan. He became a member of the Canadian event team competing in 1971's Pan-Am's where he won individual silver and team gold. In 1972 he competed in the Olympics, qualifying two horses. Clint now practices law in Georgetown. 

Alison grew up in Ottawa where she began her eventing career in 1971 with the Laframboise family. She became a member of the Quebec Young Riders Team in the inaugural competition in 1974. The following year, she became a member of the Canadian 3 Day Event Team at the 1975 Mini Olympics in Bromont and was listed for the 1976 Olympic Team. With another horse, Alison was listed for the 1984 Olympic Team.

Alison began her dressage career in conjunction with eventing in 1991 and develops and shows horses for both disciplines. She currently competes at levels through Grand Prix.

Alison is a full-time trainer of horses and riders of all levels for both disciplines. Alison also has coached riders who were striving for spots on the Young Rider and Junior teams in both eventing and dressage. She is currently training with six-time Olympian, Cindy Ishoy. In 2012 she achieved her EC judging credentials, offering clients a unique judges perspective while coaching. 

Training At Hill Haven.

  • Full Training: 5 sessions per week, under saddle or with supervision

  • Part-Training: 2 sessions per week (max 8 per month)

  • Lesson by lesson: Lessons as required by rider

  • Ship-ins welcome

  • Off-property cross-country schooling

  • Travel to location for lessons or clinic

  • Trailering, coaching, and day-care available at shows