Welcome to Synergy Farm & Forge
ynergy Farm & Forge is a full service stable operated by trainers Lauren Hunkin and Mark Struthers. We offer a comprehensive board/training package for Hunters and Jumpers that focuses on preparing horses and riders for Gold and Platinum Level competition in both the Ontario and Quebec circuits.
Our diverse clientele includes Pony Hunters and Grand Prix Jumpers. We are proud to be the home of the University of Ottawa Equestrian Team.
or us, success is defined as the development of a solid partnership between horse and rider, and achieving continuous improvement in both skills and confidence.
Established in 2009, our business is conveniently located in Ottawa in the charming village of Ashton, just 10 minutes west of Stittsville/Kanata, inside Ottawa city limits.
“In training, whether it’s horses or students, I believe in strong fundamentals and positive experiences. I want my students to have a real relationship with their horses, so when they are on course they understand and can react to what is going on. Riding is about communication. ”
– Lauren Hunkin –