Meet our Cadre

We are proud to introduce our network of professionals

Sonja Koch



Owner / Operator and principal instructor at Horses of the Sun
Certified riding instructor by German FN, Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association
German Riding Award – Silver
Competitive experience: International dressage, jumping, and Voltige, elite gymnastics, and ballroom dance
Over 30 years riding and Voltige instructor experience (Canada's first Voltige instructor)
International Voltige clinician
Movement educator for able and disabled athletes
Studied movement education at Spatial Dynamics Institute
Ballroom and Latin dance teacher see Choreographer
Studied circus arts with Cirque du Soleil
International rider, horse trainer and clinician
Trainer of Special Skills Service Dogs

Recipient of the 2005 Dr. Dan Offord Award of Excellence
Reiki Master Practitioner

Uwe Schneider

Owner / Operator and Voltige instructor at Horses of the Sun
German Voltige Award – Silver
Technical Director of Voltiging Federation of Ontario
Competitive experience: International Voltige (three years consecutive Individual Voltige Champion of South Germany), ballroom dance
Over 20 years Voltige instructor experience
International Voltige clinician
Voltige horse trainer
M.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology