Discover the ultimate show and pleasure horse

With its lively but controlled spirit, natural gait and presence, and responsive attitude, the Paso Fino is indeed, a rare and desirable equine partner.

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The Central Canada Paso Fino Horse Association is dedicated to promoting this beautiful breed of horse in Canada. We unite current owners and enthusiasts to share knowledge and have fun!

We are a member of the Paso Fino Horse Association of the USA and the only organisation in Canada to officially represent the breed.  The Central Canada Paso Fino Horse Association, Inc. was incorporated in August of 2008.

History

History of the Paso Fino

The Paso Fino’s journey to the Americas began more than 500 years ago with the importation of Andalusians, Spanish Barbs from North Africa, and smooth-gaited

The Gait of the Paso Fino

The Paso Fino is born with a gait unique to the breed, and its attitude seems to transmit to the observer that this horse knows its gait is a very special gift that must be executed with style and pride!

Show and Pleasure Horse

Paso Fino horseThe Paso Fino horse reflects its Spanish heritage through its proud carriage, grace and elegance. Modern care and selective breeding have enhanced its

Events

Note: Red Titles are PFHA and CCPFHA Events, Blue are not. Please check back for updates.

  • Can Am Equine Expo
    Mar 31 – Apr 2, 2017 Markham, Ontario

    Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
    Saturday, May 13, 2017
    Meet at 10:30 am at the main parking lot on the 3rd line of Mono and ride at 11. This will be a 2 to 2.5 hour ride and bring a lunch to have back at the parking lot after the ride. Parking is approx $8 per vehicle. Contact Gaye and Connie.

    Canadian Gascon Horsemanship Clinic
    Download program here
    Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Fina Vista Farm
    Stirling, Ontario

    Dufferin Forest Mansfield
    Saturday, June 24, 2017
    Meet at 10 am at the Airport Road parking lot and ride at 10:30 am. Bring a lunch to enjoy on the trail. Ride for 2 hours, lunch on the trail and then ride another hour. Contact Gaye and Connie.

  • Wye Marsh trial ride
    Come ride the beautiful trails at the Wye Marsh in Midland on Sunday, July 9th!
    Connie Thielmann will be hosting this ride from Sandy Hills Farm located at 2455 Ron Jones Road. The ride will be limited to a maximum of 8 people as per the farm owners request. Cost to use the trails for the day is $12. If you are interested please email Connie to reserve your spot. Come for 10 am and ride for about 2 hours. We will have lunch at the farm and those that are interested can ride out again after lunch.

    Camping at Sandaraska Park
    July 21 to 23, 2017
    Participants must book your equine campsite now at Sandaraska park.

    York Regional Forest
    Saturday, August 5, 2017
    Meet at 10:00 ride at 10:30 bring lunch to eat on trail, can stop in a grassy area, ride for 2.5-3hrs, there is a water trough we can stop at to water the horses
    Eldred King Tract
    16232 Highway 48 (west side between Aurora Rd and Vivian Rd) Whitchurch-Stouffville
    Plenty of free parking, no washroom facilities

    Fina Vista and CCPFHA Paso Fun show
    August 13, 2017
    Sun 9 AM · Stirling, Ontario

    Copeland Forest Ride
    Saturday,August 19, 2017
    The 2 day ride has been changed to a 1 day ride. We will meet at 10 AM on Sat. at the forest to ride out at 10:30 am. Please bring a lunch to eat on the trail. We will ride for approximately 3 hrs with a break for lunch.
    Directions to Copeland forest: Hwy 400 north of Barrie to exit right at exit #121 at hwy 93. Take first left onto Ingram Rd. for approx. 6 km. to just past Oro Medonte Line 4. Turn right into parking lot at forest.

    Please contact Diane Vollick. Phone 705 538 0073 . Cell 705 733 6448. E-mail Diane

  • Palgrave Forest and Wildlife Area
    September, 2017
    Details to come. Gaye Spencer is the host

    Colour Ride at Mono Cliffs and Dufferin Forest
    October 16, 2017
    Meet at 10 am at the main parking lot on the 3rd line of Mono and ride at 10:30. Pack a lunch for the trail. Contact Gaye and Connie.

    Annual General Meeting & Elections
    October  2017