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About Us

Where Good News Riding Centre is Located

GNRC is located on highway 21 approximately 15 minutes South East of Edmonton.

Professional Staff

A safe riding program begins with trained, educated and certified staff. Our riding instructors have earned and maintained their (CHA) Certified Horseman-ship Instructor rating.

 CHA Certified Instructors have been through an extensive evaluation process that includes self evaluation and peer evaluations. They have demonstrated personal horseman-ship knowledge and ability to teach a group of riding students.

 A brief resume of our instructors are as follows;


Loretta Martin

Loretta Martin

CHA Certifications:

  • CHA Certified Master Instructor
  • CHA Certified Level 4 English
  • CHA Certified Level 4 Western
  • CHA Instructor for 29 years
  • Horse Trainer for 39 years
  • Head Leader 4H Program for 19 years
  • Looma Lights 4H Club
  • Head Instructor @ GNRC
  • Cooking Lake Saddle Club Member for 34 years
  • Specializes in young children and adults with fears of horses and riding.
  • Member of CAWSDA

Formal Training:

  • Federation of Polo, Iran Persia

Grant Macewan College:

  • Stable Management
  • Jumping
  • English Riding

Currently Teaching:

  • English
  • Western
  • Jumping
  • Gymcanna
  • Horse Shows

For the Horses:

  • Training
  • Breeding
  • Boarding
  • Judging

Jeff Martin

CHA Certifications:

  • Level 1 Centered Riding Certified Instructor
  • CHA Certifed Level 3 English
  • CHA Certified Level 3 Western
  • CHA Instructor for 14 years
  • Riding for 27 years
  • Member of CAWSDA

Currently Teaching:

  • English
  • Western
  • Jumping
  • Specializes in riding challenging and difficult horses
  • Owner/operator of Good News Riding Centre for 20 years

Kim Lansdell

Kim Lansdell

CHA Certifications:

  • Level 1 Centered Riding Certified Instructor
  • CHA Certified Level 4 Western
  • CHA Certified Level 3 English
  • CHA Certified in 1999, and again in 2010
  • Has been riding/training for 20+ years
  • Has been teaching for 15+ years
  • Member of Centered Riding, CHA, AQHA, AEF, Cooking Lake Saddle Club, CAWSDA

Currently Teaching:

  • Beginner to Intermediate English
  • Beginner to Advanced Western
  • Western Dressage
  • Ground work
  • Trail
  • Gymkana
  • Trail rides

Kim is experienced in teaching beginner riders of all ages, and enjoys building confidence and skill in all her students.  She also is passionate about further developing the skills of the more advanced horse and rider.  Kim's own interests and passions include: Western Dressage, Ground work including trick training and natural horsemanship techniques and Centred Riding principals.

For the Horse:

  • Training/starting the young horse or horses in need of a tune up
  • Private lessons for owners wanting a better partnership with their horse

Good News Riding Centre Ltd.

Loretta Martin - Riding Instructor

50466 Highway 21, Leduc County, T0B 3M1

(780) 464-0447

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