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When a student is completing a placement at your facility as the employer you are eligible to have 50% of the wages covered through the program for up to $5000

Learn the Benefits of being an Employer of OEEEP

​We appreciate all the employers who have already signed up to make this program a success. If you are interested in becoming an employer here is some information you need to know:

  • Employers are required to complete the registration Click here.

Once you have submitted your registration form: 


  • A member of the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) team will contact you to coordinate a site visit.



How To Prepare for Your Student: 


  • After students have completed their virtual training with Equine Guelph, they will be ready for placement. The placement period must be a minimum of 12 weeks and a maximum of 18 weeks. There is no hour requirement. Employers are eligible for 50% of the wages paid to a maximum of $5000.


  • Students will send their resumes to you for review, and once a student has been selected and confirmed for placement, a Placement Agreement will be completed.


  • Weekly timesheets will need to be submitted to to track student hours. 


  • At the end of the placement period, employers will be responsible for completing a checklist that the student has the necessary skills to safely work with horses.

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