Owner and Founder of Equipages
Julia is a Registered Nurse by profession, with a passion for horses, digital art, and web design. Julia has previously developed and managed websites for other Equine businesses. As founder of EquiPages, Julia has been involved in every aspect of this project – As an equestrian, she has trained in a variety of disciplines including Reining, Gaming, Classical Dressage, Eventing and Hunter/Jumper.
The project originally began as a spreadsheet, but as the list grew – it became apparent that a new and user-friendly system needed to be developed in order for viewers to benefit from the directory. With the help of Julia’s contributors, Equipages was born, designed and trademarked in March 2019.
Co-Founder & Data Manager
Phil Vinet was born and raised on a family farm just outside of London
Web Designer & Client Services Manager
Chelsea is a graphic designer and front-end developer, with extensive WordPress expertise, a passion for SEO. She has enthusiastically and skillfully volunteered her time and expertise to this project. You may contact her at her own business Creativelyours.ca to help your equine business grow. She also shares a passion for horses, working with equestrian and agricultural clients as well as competing in reining and other western events with her quarter horse: Chase.
Software Program Specialist
Matthew Johnston is a physics major and computer science minor at the University of Toronto at Scarborough Campus. He has been riding regularly since 2012 and has a passion for horses. He has also been programming and working with computers and electronics since his high school years. Matthew has experience building, fixing, and maintaining custom websites, as a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto, as well as having had professional internships working in functional app development and electronics design.