Tracy Dopko riding Gypsum
Gypsum - Tracy Dopko up
German Verband Hanoverian Mare
Over $10,000 in lifetime hunter earnings. Winner of 4 Hunter Classics & Derbies

Tracy Dopko

The owner/operator of Daventry Equestrian, Tracy showed successfully on the American and Canadian hunter/jumper A Circuits as well as the dressage A Circuit for over 25 years, is an accomplished judge and has also been an avid breeder for nearly three decades. She also showed successfully in Western Pleasure, Pleasure Driving, Sport Horse, Welsh Pony and Arabian circuits. Tracy has won over $45,000 in hunter earnings, produced countless Futurity and Hunter Classic winners, qualified for the Ariat US National Adult Medal Finals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and has won over 100 A Circuit Championships in both hunter and dressage. She has won Canadian National and US National Hunter Titles and multiple National Titles in Western Pleasure and Trail.

Daventry Farms opened in 1991, now known as Daventry Equestrian. Tracy taught the advanced lesson program until deciding to focus solely on training and resales in 2003. Tracy has been breeding Warmbloods, Hunter Ponies and Welsh Ponies & Cobs for nearly three decades, including hosting mare and stallion inspections at her farm for the ISR/Oldenburg Registry NA, Rheinland Pfalz Saar International (RPSI), Westfalen NA, and the German Westphalian Verband.

Besides showing and training, Tracy can be found judging and stewarding throughout the year in both Canada and the United States. She is one of the first Canadians to hold a USEF R Hunter Breeding judges card. Tracy is also the only Canadian to hold USEF Welsh & Connemara Judges cards. She is asked regularly to give judging clinics throughout North America and is the facilitor for Equestrian Canada's General Performance/Western and Hunter/Hack & Equitation judges clinic in Western Canada. Tracy owns and operates a successful Website Design company called Daventry Web Design which specializes in equine websites and is also an instructor for the University of Guelph's Equine Studies Diploma and Equine Business Management Programs.

Tracy also runs a successful breeding operation, standing several stallions and managing a successful shipped semen program with a high First Cycle Conception rate each year. She personally freezes semen on all of the resident stallions, as well as performing palpations, ultrasounds, and embryo transfers on her own mares. Tracy has taken extensive courses in equine embryo transfer, equine ultrasound, and equine frozen semen with some of the most respected Equine Reproduction Specialists in North America.

Tracy is a Senior Equine, Livestock & Farm Equipment Appraiser with both the American & Canadian Societies of Agricultural Appraisers and is also a Private Investigator. She has been performing equine appraisals for over 20 years, along with being hired globally as an equine expert witness and consultant for litigation cases. She runs a successful Equine Appraisal company called Daventry Equine Appraisal Services and has helped her clients win millions in litigation judgements and settlements.

Tracy Dopko riding  Watch Me
Watch Me - Tracy Dopko up
American Trakehner Gelding
1996 ATA Horse Of The Year
Multiple Hunter/Jumper Champion

Tracy Dopko riding Goldhills Brandysnap

Goldhills Brandysnap - Tracy Dopko up
Section D Welsh Cob Stallion
Eight-time WPCSC Canadian National Champion
Five High Score Dressage Awards
Photo Credit: Sarah Pay Photography


FEI L1 Jumper Steward
FEI L1 Para-Dressage Steward
FEI L1 Vaulting Steward
USEF Registered Hunter Judge
USEF Registered Hunter/Jumping Seat Equitation Judge
USEF Registered Hunter Breeding Judge
USEF Registered Welsh Judge
USEF Registered Western Judge
USEF Registered Connemara Judge
USEF Registered Vaulting Technical Delegate
Equestrian Canada Senior Hunter Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior Hack Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior Hunt Seat Equitation Judge
Equestrian Canada Recorded Jumper Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior Welsh Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior Breed Sport Judge
(American Saddlebred, Arabian, Hackney, Morgan, Road Horse & Saddle Seat Equitation)
Equestrian Canada Senior Western Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior General Performance Judge
Equestrian Canada Senior Steward
Equestrian Canada Medium Dressage & Para-Dressage Steward
Color Breed Council Approved Judge
Welsh Pony & Cob Society of Canada Approved Judge
Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America Approved Judge
Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America Technical Delegate
Arabian Horse Association Show Steward
VaultCanada Steward
Canadian Trakehner Horse Society Inspector
Canadian Connemara Pony Society Inspector


2024 FEI Langley CVI3* & BC Provincial Championships, British Columbia
2024 Maryland Pony Breeders Annual Show & Yearling Futurity, Maryland
2024 FEI Tilted Tiara I & Calgary CDI3*, Alberta
2023 EC Jump Alberta Young Horse Regional Jumper Finals, Alberta
2023 FEI CSI3* World Equestrian Center Summer Series V, Florida
2023 EC Region 17 Arabian Championships, Alberta
2022 USEF WPCSA American National, Oklahoma
2022 USEF WPCSA North Central Regionals, Indiana
2022 USEF Region III American Vaulting Championships, Washington
2022 Special Olympics USA Games, Florida
2020 EC Region 17 Arabian Championships, Alberta
2019 EC $32,500 J.C. Anderson National Medal Finals, Alberta
2019 USEF WPCSA American National, Oklahoma
2019 EC Alberta Provincial Dressage Championships, Alberta
2019 EC Western Canadian Breeders Championships, Alberta
2019 USEF Woodside Spring Fest & FEI Vaulting Junior World Championships Selection Trials, California
2018 USEF Region I Connemara Show, Vermont
2018 FEI Canada Cup CVI3*, British Columbia
2017 WPCSA American National, Oklahoma
2017 USEF WPCSA Eastern Nationals, New York
2015 EC Regional Medal Finals, Quebec
2015 FEI Spruce Meadows Pan American CSI5*, Alberta
2015 FEI Spruce Meadows North American CSI5*, Alberta
2015 FEI CA/ADA Black Tie CDI3* Dressage Show, Alberta
2013 Gold Rush Horse Show, Yukon
2013 USEF WPCSA Eastern Nationals, New York
2012 WPCSA Central Nationals, Oklahoma
2009 USEF Bonnie Blue National Horse Show, Virginia
2007 CSHA BC Breeder's Classic & Futurities, British Columbia


USEF Welsh Committee
Equestrian Canada Chair General Performance Committee
Equestrian Canada Health & Welfare Committee
Welsh Pony & Cob Society America Licensed Officials Committee
Welsh Pony & Cob Society America Education Committee
Welsh Pony & Cob Society America American National Show Committee
Welsh Pony & Cob Society America Canadian Regional Representative

Tracy Dopko driving Edens Winston at Spruce Meadows

Photo credit: Cansport
Eden's Winston - Tracy Dopko up
Partbred Connemara gelding owned by Bridget Wingate, Stony Plain, Alberta
Spruce Meadows Reserve Champion Battle of the Breeds - Team Connemara
Photo Credit: Cansport

Tracy Dopko riding Aquarius
Aquarius - Tracy Dopko up
Daventry Equestrian's Homebred Hanoverian Gelding
2003 EAADA Dressage Series Reserve Champion

Tracy Dopko and Goldhills Brandysnap
Tracy Dopko - Goldhills Brandysnap
Three-time Canadian National Halter Champion
Photo Credit: Rick Kroll Photography
We have a "Welcome Home" policy for all horses & ponies that we have bred, sold or that are sired by any of our stallions. Should an owner ever find themselves in unfortunate circumstances, or a horse or pony is in need of retirement, they may be returned to our farm at any time.