Karen and Kat Bennett

By |2016-10-13T15:08:19+00:00October 13th, 2016|Testimonials|

We came to Claire Hunter and Braecrest on the recommendation of my daughter’s coach.  Having purchased Cal, a two year old horse, our goal was to enter into a relationship with a trainer to build the requisite skills setting the horse up for success in his career as a performance horse.  Claire took a fearful [...]

Sari Lambert

By |2017-01-20T13:36:37+00:00October 13th, 2016|Testimonials|

Claire Hunter and Braecrest Stables....where to start?  It started approximately 9 years ago when I went to look at a horse Claire had offered for sale.  I had just bought a farm and was looking for a horse for myself after being out of the horse business for several years. My experience in the horse [...]

Sophie Balogh

By |2017-01-20T13:36:41+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Testimonials|

I approached Claire Hunter at Braecrest Stables as some friends and I were in search of a perfect equine partner. She came highly recommended by well-established equestrian professionals all across Ontario. Not only did she meet our needs, but she made us feel welcome and desired on her lovely and unbelievably well maintained property. Over [...]

Soo and Lee Olafson

By |2017-01-20T13:36:42+00:00April 1st, 2016|Testimonials|

After being referred to Claire and Braecrest by several people, we pursued the connection.  Arriving with a 5-year-old mare for Claire to break was one of the smartest things that we have done. Not only was Vienetta broke without force and artificial tools, she developed a wonderful will to please her handlers/riders. This led to [...]

Andrea Galan-Nicholls

By |2017-01-20T13:36:42+00:00April 1st, 2016|Testimonials|

My relationship with Claire goes back many years, long before the formation of Braecrest Stable and, in fact, before she owned her very first horse.  In those years that passed, I have watched her develop into a skillful, confident horse and business woman with a particular, innate talent of excelling with young and challenging horses.  [...]


By |2017-01-20T13:36:43+00:00February 24th, 2016|Testimonials|

When I was looking for a trainer to back my 3 year-old dressage prospect, I was given a referral to Claire Hunter.  The following recommendation came from an Equine Canada Level 3 Dressage Coach who has been named to the Canadian Equestrian Team on several occasions:  "I can recommend Claire Hunter for starting young horses.  She [...]


By |2017-01-20T13:36:44+00:00February 24th, 2016|Testimonials|

"Dear Claire, Many thanks for all you help with my mare, Fallin. I was very pleased with her progress under your care and training. In just a few short weeks there was a noticeable and positive improvement in her demeanour. It was evident she was enjoying her new job as a hunter. Most important of [...]


By |2016-02-24T20:37:16+00:00February 24th, 2016|Testimonials|

I recently bought a young Canadian Warmblood gelding from Claire Hunter, who I am hoping to show in the Hunter divisions. After many months of searching for the right horse and many not so nice experiences along the way, I was really pleased with Claire's professional approach combined with a desire to match the buyer [...]


By |2016-02-24T20:36:39+00:00February 24th, 2016|Testimonials|

"Claire herself is truly a very professional horsewoman and I can't say enough about her way with horses and her training program. She has a very calm, quiet manner and is sensitive to each individual horse's needs. I could have spent every day, all day watching her work with the youngsters. I have also never [...]


By |2016-02-24T20:35:26+00:00February 24th, 2016|Testimonials|

“I would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to Braecrest for the efforts and the preparation that lead to the sale of the three year old Ulando gelding, “Solitaire”, this January to Amy Savoie of Acton, Ontario.  In the last few months of this process, I have come to learn about Claire Hunter’s ability as [...]

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