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 including preparation, training, and evaluation events - 2020


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► NCCP English Instructor/Coach Preparation Clinic

A preparation clinic for Instructor & Competition Coach Candidates – During this workshop, Valerie Phelan, NCCP Competition Coach Specialist and Evaluator, will review candidates’ lesson plans, Emergency Action Plans and provide feedback while candidates practice teaching using the Equestrian Canada Rubrics.

This workshop is also a great opportunity enhance your teaching skills if already certified and to bank some updating hours. It is an excellent course for anyone currently coaching or thinking of coaching. 

WHEN:     March 21, 2020   CANCELLED



 ► NCCP Equestrian Theory Course

A preparation course for Instructors’ certification – The NCCP/EC Equestrian Theory is a weekend course that is aimed at Instructors and Coaches (English and Western) and is an excellent course for anyone currently coaching or thinking of coaching.  These hours can also be used for updating purposes for all instructors and coaches.

WHEN:      April 25-26, 2020  - CANCELLED                 



 ► NCCP English Instructor/Coach EVALUATION


When: May 18



 ► Rookie Rider Instructor Training


The Nova Scotia Rookie Riders training sessions scheduled for March have been cancelled. 

Having run three instructor training sessions to date, the NBEA has no plans at this time to offer any more. However, our colleagues in Nova Scotia are getting keen about the program and are offering certification at the following dates and venues:


Rider Level Testing

Admin Procedures for Rider Levels TESTING

 Admin procedures have been updated through the hard work of the NBEA English coaching committee. Coaches and Instructors, please familiarize yourselves with these steps.

New Brunswick English Coaches Able to Evaluate Rider Levels


 ♦ NCCP Prep Clinic for Western Instructor Program

WHEN:     March 23/2019                            

♦ English Rider Levels Evaluation Updating Clinic

 WHEN:     April 27/2019    

♦ Coaching Symposium 2019

 WHEN:     April 28/2019   

♦ English Instructor & Competition Coach Evaluation

WHEN:     April 28/2019  

♦ NCCP Western Instructor Evaluation

WHEN:     May 25/2019        

♦ NCCP Western Evaluation Updating Clinic & Western Rider Level Testing 1-4

 WHEN:     Saturday May 25th/2019                    

♦ NCCP Prep Clinic for Intermediate Basic Training Program

WHEN:     June 8-9/2019          

♦ NCCP Prep Clinic for Western Instructor Program

 WHEN:     June 15/2019                

 ♦ Rookie Riders Instructor Training Session

 WHENAugust 17, 2019 

♦ NCCP Instructor/Competition Coach Evaluation - Western

WHEN:    October 26th 2019  

♦ Seminar with master coach, educator, international athlete Carol Mulholland

 WHEN: November 9th, 2019

♦ NCCP Instructor/Competition Coach Preparation Clinic - English 

 WHEN:      November 11, 2019

 ♦ NCCP Instructor/Competition Coach Evaluation - English 

WHEN :      December 7, 2019