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A message from the Headwaters Equine Leadership Group


2014 has been an exciting year for Headwaters Horse Country and the

Headwaters Equine Leadership Group. Building on the foundational work of 2013, this year we have taken Headwaters Horse Country to market! Some of the highlights include:


January 1st | Call for Entries in the 2014 Horse Country Art Contest


April | HELG Economic Impact Report

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group released a baseline report on the economic impact of the equine sector in the Headwaters Region.


May 29th | Horse Country Visitor Guide Insert

The message of Headwaters Horse Country reached 100,000 residents in Southern  Ontario with the distribution of the Hills of Headwaters

Visitor Guide.

June | Launch of

Headwaters Horse Country launched a new website that was developed to support the love of everything equine in the Headwaters.

July | Horse Country on Facebook and Twitter 

We encourage Horse Country enthusiasts to follow us today and stay tuned for updates!


August 1st | Art Contest Finalists Announced

The response to this contest was incredible and

the talent of our local artists is inspiring! Seven

finalists were selected from over 70 entries. 


October 2nd | 2nd Annual Evening of Celebration & Art Contest Awards

Headwaters hosted an evening of entertainment, culinary delights and all things Horse Country.  The finalists in the signature art contest displayed their artwork at the event and we announced the contest awards.


October 4 & 5th | 7th Annual Stable Tour

This event saw facilities from the Town of Caledon, Dufferin County, Town of Erin and King Township open their doors to the public.

October 24th | Industry Forum       

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group held an industry forum to present an overview of accomplishments and initiatives over the past two years and to gather insight, experiences and feedback from local equine industry stakeholders.  

Add to these, the full calendar of agricultural fairs, competitions and seminars and 2014 was an incredible year in Horse Country!

List your business and events on!Register


The site was developed to support the love of everything equine in the Headwaters.


Local equine businesses and organizations can register on the site for free business listings in the directory and free event listings in the calendar.


Click here to get started!

Pan Am Countdown Pan-Am-Countdown 

The games begin July 10, 2015.

That's 202 days away! 


Construction Update at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park (December 2014)


With favourable weather, crews at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park are making great progress. Click here to view the video update.


Looking to rent your property during Toronto 2015 Pan American Games?


Click here to connect with Ronan Realty for details.

EquiArt 2015 - Call For Artists EquiArt

The Dufferin Arts Council will conduct a juried art show of equestrian art from July 11- 25, 2015, across multiple venues.  Selected two dimensional artworks will be displayed on the walls of at least 7 fine dining restaurants in the area. The remaining works plus all three dimensional artwork will be

displayed in a pop-up art gallery to be determined. 

Click here for more information.

King Trails Master PlanKingTrails      
The Township of King is undertaking a trails master plan. Part of the process involves receiving input from the public regarding their use, enjoyment and recommended improvements to the trails and trail related facilities in the Township. Please participate in this process. 
Click here to provide your input.
Promoting your Events Promote-Your-Events

If you have an event that you would like promoted through Headwaters Horse Country, please contact Vicki Sword at


Featured Horse Country BusinessGimcrackEquestrianCentre

This month's featured business is Gimcrack Equestrian Centre.

Gimcrack Equestrian Centre is located on 40 acres of gently rolling hills in the equestrian community of King Township, providing a beautiful quiet country setting ideal for both horse and rider.

Click here to read the King Township Spotlight On Business featuring Gimcrack Equestrian Centre.


Horse Country ChallengeHorse-Vocabulary


What type of horse rider are you?  Take this quiz from to find out!


"The horses paw and prance and neigh,
Fillies and colts like kittens play,
And dance and toss their rippled manes
Shining and soft as silken skeins;..."

                          ~Oliver Wendell Holmes~

Holiday HoursHolidayHours Holiday-Hours

The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association and Headwaters Horse Country office holiday hours are as follows. We will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and re-open on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Seasons Greetings from our family to yours!