2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online
Four teams of equestrian athletes, under the auspices of the New Brunswick Equestrian Association (NBEA), will be participating in the second annual Atlantic Canada Equestrian (ACE) Championships later this show season. Horses and riders who qualify for the teams will represent the Province in the competitive disciplines of Dressage, Eventing, Jumping and Reining.
Watch for 2018 LTED/ACE Championships details here soon!
Ames, Iowa (July 6, 2017) – GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting a free webinar, Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Canada , on Thursday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. CDT for veterinarians, diagnostic laboratories and horse owners who want more information about EIA compliance and management.
Ottawa, ON, Aug. 24, 2017 – The Equestrian Canada (EC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the board candidate election results and the eight (8) new Directors who have been elected to the 2017 EC Board.
This information includes attachments below with information regarding the conclusion of the 2016 season and new, exciting changes for 2017.
Fredericton, NB – October 2, 2017 – Two Team New Brunswick athletes brought home individual gold medals in the horse trials portion of the Atlantic Canada Equestrian (ACE) Championships, held at the beautiful Strathgartney Equestrian Park in Bonshaw, Prince Edward Island, September 30.
The Equestrian Canada (EC) Board held an emergency meeting on Jan. 31, 2017 to discuss concerns expressed by EC volunteers and some members of the equestrian community, and to determine the next steps in addressing these concerns. The Board also confirmed their total confidence in the current leadership of EC, specifically of its President, CEO and Director of Finance. Our reasons for this vote of confidence are outlined below.
Ottawa, ON, July 21, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to introduce Long-Term Equestrian Development (LTED) 2.0 — a resource to benefit all equestrian participants, from athletes and parents to coaches and officials to competition organizers and owners.
Ottawa, ON, Feb. 2, 2017 — Nominations have officially opened for the Equestrian Canada National Awards for 2016, and will remain open until March 3, 2017 at 4p.m. ET .
Fredericton, NB – August 31, 2017 – “We are thrilled with the performance of our Training and First Level Dressage teams during the first phase of these inaugural Atlantic Canada Equestrian Championships,” said Deanna Phelan, President of the New Brunswick Equestrian Association. “The riders and their horses had to qualify for positions on the provincial team and then train together as a team with coach Donna McInnis.
Dear Equestrian Canada stakeholders, We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update regarding the 2017 EC National Awards program.
The CAC is happy to announce that it is launching Coach Initiation in Sport on March 6, 2017 .
Equestrian Canada Rules
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Are you organizing a sanctioned competition? Are you requiring your entrants to have their horses inoculated against influenza, rhinopneumonitis, and strangles? Are you requiring a negative Coggin's test?
Then your show is eligible for an NBEA Competitions Biosecurity Incentive Grant of $200.
Competition Biosecurity Incentive Grant Info and registration forms.
Register before June 18, 2018.
Date Competition Location Prize List & Entry Forms Links May 6 Foshay South Combined Derby Foshay South, Hampton, N.B. Click here May 25 - 27 Dressage NB Bronze/Gold Dressage Show #1 PLP, Sussex, N.B. Cancelled May 26 - 27 Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #1 Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. Prize List WAIVER Entry Form - Bronze pdf Entry Form - Bronze MSWord Entry Form - Gold pdf Entry Form - Gold MSWord June 16 - 17 Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #2 Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. Prize List WAIVER Entry Form - ...
Obtaining your Coaching Certification is an important life-time achievement. As a certified Equestrian Canada Instructor of Beginners or Coach, your clients and students will know that you have achieved the highest standards in Canada for equestrian coaching, and adhere to best-practices in coaching. The NBEA would like to recognize the time, hard work, and dedication that go into achieving this goal, by offering a $500 grant to up to 10 applicants, upon successful completion of their Instructor of Beginners or Coach certification.
National standards for equestrian coaching programs are developed by the National Coaching Committee of Equestrian Canada, in conjunction with the Coaching Association of Canada and Equestrian Canada. The program - for Level 1 and 2 coaches - is administered in each province by the provincial equestrian federation, on behalf of Equestrian Canada.As a certified Equestrian Canada Coach you can take advantage of substantial savings on Insurance policies because you're Equestrian Canada Certification. However this status must be kept current .
NBEA Youth Bursary 2018 This year, the NBEA had a record number of young riders apply for one of six $500 bursaries to help them further their equestrian education. After careful deliberation, the bursary committee has chosen the following recipients for this year. Congratulations!
Chelsea is a 15 year old equestrian that lives in New Maryland, N.B.. She has her Level 4 Riding and would like to put the bursary towards her level 5 and Beginner Coaching. Chelsea is interested in training her young OTTB and taking him to a few shows this summer. She is often found helping whenever she can at Les Ecuries de la Cadence Stables and is known for being hard working and dedicated to the sport.
At 14, Hannah aspires to be a professional trainer. She is involved in many clubs in N.B. including MQHA, MQHVA, NBEA & AQHA. She is currently secretary of the MQHVA and dedicates considerably time to these clubs. Hannah rides at Yellow Rose Stables in Glenvale ...
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association serves as the umbrella organization for equestrian sport and recreation activities in the province, apart from racing. It serves as a liaison with the national governing body, Equestrian Canada, and as a funding conduit for Sport New Brunswick, supporting athlete development, coaching certification, and officials training. The NBEA also strives to provide educational resources to owners, stable managers, and riders in matters of safety, horse welfare, risk management, and biosecurity.
New Brunswick Equestrian Association 900 Hanwell Road, Unit 13 Fredericton NB E3B 6A2 Tel: (506) 454-2353 Fax: (506) 454-2363 Email: [email protected]
For Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates Preparation, Training, and Evaluation Events 2018 COMING UP...
Prep Clinic for Instructor Program
A preparation course for the Instructors’ certification program will be held at Cyndy Toner on October 13/2018. The clinic will be run by Cyndy Toner, Competition Coach (Western) and Provincial Coaching Coordinator for NBEA. This clinic is to help prepare individuals who wish to become a coach in the National certification program.
WHEN : October 13th, 2018 START : 9am Saturday, October 13th
WHERE : 1104 route 130 Grand Falls, N.B.
COST : $150.00 for NBEA members (materials included) on or before September 30th, $250.00 for non NBEA members.
NOTE: NBEA reserves the right to postpone the clinic if there are insufficient participants to hold training.
___________________________________________________________________ Instructor Evaluation
THE COACHING PROGRAM IN NEW BRUNSWICK
The NBEA administers and promotes the Equestrian Canada Certified Coaching Program and their Coaches and Instructors. National standards for equestrian coaching programs are developed by the National Coaching Committee of Equestrian Canada, in conjunction with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and Equestrian Canada (EC). The program for Competition Coaches and Instructor of Beginners is administered in each province by the Provincial Sport Office on behalf of Equestrian Canada. Disciplines included in the EC programs are Western, English, Saddle Seat and Driving.
The Equestrian Canada Coaching programs are designed to provide coaches/instructors with the tools necessary to improve athlete development. Whether it is certification programs, clinics, mentorship, or high performance. Ultimately the goal is to provide the equestrian with the best possible experience and skills. By ...
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REGISTER FOR EQUINE BEHAVIOUR & SAFETY ONLINE YOUTH RACE
Understand why horses behave the way they do and learn how to keep your horse safe. This race is essential for youth who is handling and caring for horses and looking to gain confidence and knowledge.
Horse Behaviour & Safety 3-week online short race (ages 14-17)
July 23 - August 10 (approx 5-10 hrs / wk of time is suggested)
SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT FOR NBEA MEMBERS Register at TheHorsePortal.ca/NBEA
New Brunswick Equestrian Association and the University of Guelph/Equine Guelph presents... A Partnership in Training & Certification
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association (NBEA) is partnering with Equine Guelph to provide its members short, easily-accessible training programs so you can stay up-to-date on the latest information on equine care and welfare. This partnership enables the NBEA to offer continuing education and certification opportunities for our ...
Competition application forms may be found on the Equestrian Canada website .
The NBEA’s competition contact, Heather Findlay , and Equestrian Canada’s competition contact (1-866-282-8395 ext. 141), will be happy to answer questions regarding sanctioned competition.
Rule books for all disciplines may be found by clicking on this link :
General information on competition for organizers of EC competitions can be found at this link Competition Organizers
Open Letter to all Competition Show Organizers . PLEASE READ Competition Funding Chart 2017 Competition Biosecurity Incentive 2017 EC Competition Administration Policy 2017 EC Competition Application Important Notice to EC Competition Organizers & Stewards Provincially Sanctioned Competition: NBEA Sanctioning Requirements For Provincially Sanctioned Competitions DRESSAGE NBEA Sanctioned Competition Application Form - Dressage NBEA Sanctioned Horse Show/Event Certificate of Insurance NBEA Sanctioned Competition Report - Dressage NBEA ...
Dear Irish Draught and Irish Sport Horse owner,
The Irish Draught Horse Society of Canada will be holding inspections this fall. If you would like to have your Irish Draught Horse or Irish Draught Sport Horse inspected this year in Canada, please send the below application to the inspections coordinator. If you have more than one horse, please copy the form as many times as you need providing the location of the horse as well as owner address for determining inspection sites.
The full application and payment is due by July 15. Applications submitted after July 15, 2018 must include a $75.00 late fee per horse. Inspections will be closed 30 days prior to the inspection. All paperwork must be complete and fees paid by that time. The number and location of the inspection sites will be determined based on paid applications postmarked no later than July 15, 2018.
The 2018 Inspection Fees for members are as follows):
$150 Geldings (at least 3 years ...
“Long Term Equestrian Development”. Sounds fancy. But what does it have to do with you? You’re a typical rider, just thinking about dipping a toe into showing. Or maybe you’ve competed before, but your horse is green or young or not a $100,000 warmblood/sport horse/Olympian. Like every rider, you’re keen to improve your riding and learn new skills, but what does LTED have to do with you ? A lot! Please read on! Every person who picks up a pair of reins has taken her first step along the equestrian Pathway . This Pathway details the progression of a rider from his or her very first experience all the way to the Olympic podium. Each rider decides how far along the pathway s/he’ll travel, but the journey has been mapped out to ensure safe and successful learning. One of the components of the Pathway is the Long Term Equestrian Development program. Started nationwide in 2007, this program takes riders from their current lesson program and guides them ...
Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association
Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association (ACTRA) was formed in 1980 to promote distance riding, standardize the judging of same, encourage good horsemanship, promote the use of sound and sensible riding mounts, and above all to enjoy your mount in the company of people with the same interest.
ACTRA presently recognizes five forms of distance riding; Competitive Trail Ride (CTR), Introductory Distance Ride (IDR), Judged Pleasure Rides (JP), Ride and Tie, and Endurance Rides.
Sentier NB Trails
Sentier NB Trails is creating a map of horse-friendly trails throughout the province and exploring other projects connecting their organization with the NBEA membership. Check out the Sentier NB Trails website and follow them on Facebook .
Be sure to join the NBEA Facebook Group " New Brunswick Trail Riders ", to connect with other riders in your area for group rides, or to find new trail buddies!
Link to the Equestrian Canada Sport Licenses page
Equestrian Canada and New Brunswick Equestrian Association present a General Steward & Dressage Steward Clinic March 25-26, 2017
Endurance riding – a non-Olympic FEI discipline – currently the fastest growing of the entire equestrian sports around the world, second only to Jumping in number of competitions.
Driving is an all-encompassing equestrian sport, not only because all horse breeds and sizes can be used, but also because it appeals to people of all ages. There are four basic divisions: recreational driving, sanctioned competitions specifically for Pleasure Driving, Combined Driving and draft horses.
Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...
Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...
Eventing is a sporting discipline which combines three phases of competition - dressage, cross country, and show jumping.
Each horse/rider combination performs a dressage test, demonstrating to the judges' the horse's paces, obedience, harmony with his rider, and degree of training. In the second phase, the horse and rider complete a course of solid-looking obstacles met on a course through fields, woods, and water, aiming to jump each obstacle without mishap within the time allowed. The final phase, show jumping, follows the same format as regular show jumping, proving that the horse is still fit and careful enough to negotiate a course of ore fragile obstacles without penalty. The scores from all three phases combine - the horse and rider with the fewest penalty points are the victors.
The Olympic and international format of Eventing spaces the phases out over three days. Shortened formats for lower level competitors, called Horse Trials or Derbies, can occur in one or two days.
The EDCC (Equine Disease Communication Centre) has info on the EIA outbreaks, while it has info for North America, the CFIA is also using the system. You can sign up on the site to receive ongoing info as it becomes available. You can also access the Cahss (Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System)....at Cahss.ca
Becoming a Member for the First Time Memberships can be purchased online clicking here to begin the walk-through and following the steps that will guide you. You will receive an email from the NBEA ( [email protected] ) with a link to login to your membership area and a reminder of your login information.
OR You can join by printing off the membership form and mailing or faxing to our office with a cheque, money order or credit card information. 2018 Membership Form
Membership Renewals Memberships can be renewed online by logging-in to your membership area on the website, or clicking here to begin the walk-through . You will receive an email from the NBEA ( [email protected] ) with a link to login to your membership area and a reminder of your login information.
OR You can also renew by printing off the membership form and mailing or faxing to our office with a cheque, money order or credit card information. 2018 Membership Form Need help logging into the website? New ...
The equestrian sport of jumping falls into two categories: show jumping and hunter.
Show jumping is one of the three Olympic equestrian disciplines. Horses are guided over a course of colourful obstacles that fall down if struck. The horse/rider combination are penalized for obstacles that have been knocked down or refused, for a foot in the water of a water obstacle, or for taking more than the time allowed to complete the course. Placings are determined by numerical score only.
In the hunter ring, the horse and rider complete a course of more natural-looking obstacles and are judge on the horse's paces and style over fences. The judges are looking for a safe, sound horse who would carry his rider in safety and elegance over obstacles while riding to hounds in the traditional sport of fox hunting.
Each breed-specific group or club is committed to the promotion, protection, and development of its breed. Competitions range from judging horses' confirmation on the lead line, to English, Western, Saddle Seat, and/or Driving classes dedicated to the ideals of the breed.
The NBEA is partnering with Equine Guelph to provide you short, easily-accessible online training programs on The Horse Portal . Stay up-to-date with the latest information on equine care and welfare.
Reminder: Next Para-Equestrian Video Competition Entry Deadline is October 30 Ottawa, ON, Oct. 21, 2017 – Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in the fourth leg of the 2017 Para-Equestrian Video Competition series. The next deadline for submission is coming up quickly on Oct. 30, 2017.
Reining horses and riders complete intricate patterns using a set of barely perceptible cues. At reining competitions, horse and rider pairs are placed in classes sorted by their age, status (professional or amateur) and level of experience. At the top level of competition, competitors complete one of 10 patterns that demonstrate the athletic abilities of the horse and the subtle communication between horse and rider. Included in the patterns are several compulsory movements: varying circles, small slow circles, flying lead changes, roll backs, spins and the crowd pleasing sliding stop. Reining competitors also perform freestyles, in which they choreograph the compulsory movements to music. Freestyles are judged on level of difficulty as well as music and choreography.
Equestrian sport can represent an opportunity for freedom and movement to people with disabilities. It can also be a rejuvenating component in a therapeutic program. With various degrees of assistance and support, horse sport can be a reality for many people, whether a child with cerebral palsy or an adult with paralysis. People with disabilities can learn to ride a horse, compete alongside their peers and progress to high level competitions like the Paralympics or the World Equestrian Games. Challenges can be overcome and the experience is often rewarding.
Dressage , from the French word for "training" is often described as the art of dancing on horseback or ballet on horseback and is often compared to the freestyle of figure skating.
Attention Coaches and Riders – Back by popular demand, The NBEA announces the "Rider Level Blitz" - a subsidy for riders who pass a Rider Level 4 or higher.