Help our students get Back in the Saddle again following the COVID-19 shut-down.
Funds raised through our Back in the Saddle Campaign will go toward the cost and care of
Urban Stable’s program horses and the sustainability of our school programs.


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Unbridling Youth Potential

Leadership Development

“My horse helped me overcome my fears, to relax and not worry.”
Student Aged 12 
“The horses helped me to see the small movements and become more detail orientated.” Audrey

Growing up can be tough. Youth can experience stress and isolation at school form not belonging to the popular cliques or feeling unsuccessful in classes. At Urban Stable we help youth to overcome challenges and develop life skills to re-engage with themselves, their education and community.

Working in a team is fun, sharing ideas, reaching goals, but sometimes teams struggle with misunderstandings, impatience, and conflicts. This can cause in increase in stress and productivity suffers. Our Leadership Development sessions can address these common workplace challenges and get your team working together cohesively, reduce stress and help your team achieve their goals.

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Recent News

Urban Stable launches "Back in the Saddle Campaign"

Urban Stable launches "Back in the Saddle Campaign"

Help our students get Back in the Saddle again following the COVID-19 shut-down. Funds raised through our Back in the Saddle Campaign will go toward the cost and care of Urban Stable’s program horses and the sustainability of our school programs.   For nineteen years, Urban Stable has changed the lives of over 700 at-risk youth through its experiential equine learning program. With the COVID-19 shut-down the program has been suspended indefinitely, creating an uncertain future for the hor[...]
What an Impact!

What an Impact!

Look at the amazing things Urban Stable accomplished in 2018-2019 in our Annual Impact Report.  Urban Stable 2018- 2019 Impact Report [...]
Meet A Staff: Taysa

Meet A Staff: Taysa

We would like to introduce you to Taysa one of our invaluable staff members here at Urban Stable who pours her heart into supporting and building up the students in our program. Taysa joined us this fall in the role of Assistant Instructor and also in the essential role of Driver ensuring our students get to and from the barn safely. Taysa has a real passion for creating opportunities and environments for youth to grow and develop and a real passion for the horses who activate this growth.Her l[...]
Meet A Horse: Brownie

Meet A Horse: Brownie

This is a whole lot of horse with a whole lot of love to give. This incredible gentle giant of a lady joined our program June 2019. Brownie is a 2010 model Thoroughbred, Quarterhorse, Percheron cross. Each of these breeds brings a valuable piece of the puzzle together in this awesome mare. She has proved to be an amazing addition to our team of hooved teachers here at Urban Stable.Brownie has a great sense of humour and an affinity for dressing up. She's first in line to try on costumes and a g[...]
Shout Out To: Lloyd Jensen and Sue Werner

Shout Out To: Lloyd Jensen and Sue Werner

Announcing Urban Stable's very own...(drum roll please)...Endowment Fund!After the passing of their daughter Jenn, Sue Werner and Lloyd Jensen sought out meaningful ways to support youth. After attending a Winnipeg Foundation Community Learning Session they learned about the work we do at Urban Stable, unbridling youth potential. This led them to establish the Walter and Joan Werner Memorial Fund with The Winnipeg Foundation in memory of Sue's parents. Lloyd and Sue wanted to honour Walter and [...]