Karen and Kat Bennett

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 [...]

Sari Lambert

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 [...]

Sophie Balogh

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 [...]

Soo and Lee Olafson

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 [...]

Andrea Galan-Nicholls

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 [...]


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 [...]


"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 [...]


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 [...]


"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 [...]


“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 [...]


"Claire, I can’t thank you enough. When I inquired regarding the sales ad you had posted online, I was delighted to receive a very prompt response, complete with photographs of Gerry which made my jaw [...]


"I have had the pleasure of knowing Clare Hunter for 3 years. During this time I have had the opportunity to watch Clare interaction with many kinds of horses from all different age groups. She [...]


"I’m not sure who would buy a completely untouched and wild horse, but somehow I did. It became very apparently that I was in far over my head as I could not even get within [...]


"I had spent a lot of time looking for a home for a two year old colt and had a great deal of trouble finding a suitable, safe, knowledgeable boarding facility (particularly for a colt) [...]


"When I brought my 8 year old mare, Ciara, to Braecrest this past winter I had no idea what to expect. I had almost given up on her riding career after an extended period of [...]

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