Mar 19, 2024

Lynn Saxburg, Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa’s Mādahòkì Farm welcomed its newest resident last week with the birth of a foal that represents the renewal of a rare Indigenous horse breed that almost died out in the 1970s. 

“Each foal is so important, and this one even more so because it’s a new stallion for our herd of Ojibwe spirit horses,” said Trina Mather-Simard, who runs the urban farm in Ottawa’s Greenbelt. It’s an offshoot of her non-profit company, Indigenous Experiences, which has been showcasing Indigenous culture in creative and authentic ways for more than two decades.

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