Horse Country

The Hills of Headwaters region are fast becoming known as horse county. Our pastoral setting, meadows and protected greenbelt areas are home to many horse farms and equine related endeavours. The equine industry is booming in our area and the horse population is steadily growing. The Town of Mono's economic development committee has established the equine industry as focus for growth and tourism experience.

Horses

The Agricultural Society Fairgrounds hosts horse related events from their 60,000 square foot facility on 5 Sideroad just off Hockley road. Horse exhibitions, breeder shows as well as dressage and rodeo competitions are just a few of the events held at the fairgrounds in the last year.

Since the hills are filled with great trails and horses with riders be aware on the roads, watch for riders and slow down.

For more information on Equine activities in the region, visit the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Horses in the Hills

Horse Farms

Fieldstone Farm
673572 Hurontario Street
519-215-0995
www.fieldstone-farm.com

Sher-Al Farm
993291 Mono Adjala Townline
www.sher-alfarm.com

Equine Related Services

Ferguson Equine Veterinary Services
Equine Veterinary
519-941-9111
http://fergusonequine.com/

Hearn Veterinary Services
Equine Practice
519-943-1153
www.hearnvetservices.com

Dr. Usha Knabe
Equine Veterinary
519-940-4896

Champion Shavings Corporation
Quality Wood Shavings
519-941-0334
www.championshavings.com

Horse Shows and Exhibitions

Orangeville Agricultural Society
N.E.of Orangeville on 5 Sideroad
Mono Township, Just off Hockley Road
519-942-9597
www.orangevillefairgrounds.ca

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Dufferin.Biz

Dufferin.Biz is a joint project between the County of Dufferin, its member municipalities and local groups designed to market the collective assets of our community. Their goal is to promote to the world the unique strengths of Dufferin County that differentiate it from other regions and that offer the best environment for businesses and families.

Dufferin.Biz is a champion of local business and local ideas that support the growth of existing business community and provide an avenue for investment from outside our community.

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Dufferin Farm Fresh

Linking farmers & producers with consumers & businesses.

Here in Dufferin County we are proud of our agricultural history. We have some of Ontario's best soil, now famous for our potatoes. We are a county of very large farms and very small farms, farmers who have been here for generations, and others who are coming to Dufferin to farm for the first time. Famous for potatoes, we are also large dairy farmers, cattle and calf operators and of course grow hay, corn, soy and many other market vegetables, fruits and plants.

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Headwaters Communities in Action

Building A Better Quality of Life Together

Headwaters Communities in Action (HCIA) is a citizens group that fosters leadership and action in support of a long-term vision of community well-being for the Headwaters Region. They do this by helping to inform and engage citizens about issues affecting the well-being of our community. By hosting community conversations and encouraging people from different sectors and municipalities to work together, they help to coordinate effective responses to shared issues.

Visit HCIA for more information including:

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My Dufferin Service Directory

My Dufferin Service Directory includes organizations offering services to families in Orangeville, Shelburne, Grand Valley and surrounding areas in Dufferin County, with a focus on non-profit, municipal/government and other community services that support the well-being of children and families.

Further details are available on their website.

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Ontario One Call

Safety Starts with You!

Call Before You Dig 24/7 for A FREE Locate 1-800-400-2255

It’s getting pretty crowded underground. There could be gas pipelines, electrical services, telephone and cable TV as well as water and sewer connections. In addition to these types of buried services to your home, there could be distribution networks for utilities that serve your neighborhood and community. In some cases, such as pipelines and fiber optic cables, they may even be part of a national feeder route.

Ontario One Call (ON1Call) was formed in 1996 to establish a call centre that receives excavation locate requests and notifies registered owners of underground facilities within the vicinity of the dig-site of the planned excavation.

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PROBUS Club of Orangeville

PROBUS Club of Orangeville, serving Orangeville and area, is a not-for-profit social club open to retired and semi-retired professionals, business and like-minded people, and their spouses. No fund raising or commitments other than a low annual membership fee.

Meets at 10:00 am on the second Thursday of every month in the Orangeville Agricultural Society Event Centre to socialize, hear about club activities, enjoy refreshments, and listen to an interesting guest speaker. Various interest groups meet throughout the month to take part in activities and share their knowledge. Further details are available on their website.

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Road Watch

Road Watch is a joint police and citizen program that makes it easy to report dangerous and aggressive drivers to the OPP while remaining anonymous. Forms are available at Mono Plaza, the OPP detachment in Primrose and on the Mono Community Policing web site.

Please consider making use of this program as it can, and has, saved lives.

Did you know that you can dial *OPP (*677) on your cell phone to contact the OPP for non-emergency purposes?

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TeleCheck Dufferin/Torchlight

Make Contact. Build Strength

TeleCheck Dufferin is dedicated to:

  • supporting seniors who wish to live independently, longer and safely, in their homes;
  • offering relief to caregivers in their roles with aging loved ones;
  • filling the gaps in service by providing patient and client support to service providers and health care professionals;
  • supporting seniors experiencing memory issues with gentle medication and appointment reminders; and much more!

Their expanded check-in service in Dufferin and Orangeville is now providing coverage in the mornings and afternoon/evenings - 7 days a week - year round - delivered by skilled volunteers who are dedicated to serving seniors and their community.

TeleCheck Dufferin/Torchlight is reaching out to interested people of all ages to train as volunteers. This is a unique opportunity to put your years of wisdom and experience to use and to learn new skills - that are transferrable to school and studies; work; personal life, interpersonal relationships and other volunteer opportunities.

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Volunteer Dufferin

Volunteer Dufferin, a Headwaters Communities in Action (HCIA) project, is a web-based platform that matches volunteers with a broad range of opportunities in Dufferin County.

As one of the pillars and indicators of Community Well-Being, our mission is to strengthen the volunteer base in Dufferin and increase community involvement and connectivity by engaging and mobilizing citizens in volunteering in Dufferin.

Whether you're an organization looking for volunteers or an individual looking to contribute to the community, it is the "go to place" for volunteering in Dufferin.

347209 Mono Centre Road | Mono, ON L9W 6S3
Phone: (519) 941-3599 | Fax: (519) 941-9490  
Email: info@townofmono.com