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. Once you have successfully completed your certification assessment and have all your components up-to-date, your Coaching Coordinator will notify the NBEA office to issue your $500 grant.
$30 Prep Course
In addition, Instructor and Coach Candidates are invited to register to be eligible to attend two coaching prep workshops for the price of $30. Download details and registration forms here .
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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 .
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]
Pertinent News and Updates for Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates
including preparation, training, and evaluation events - 2020
Coaching Certification Incentive Funding Resources and Materials for Coaches during Covid-19
List will be updated as info and materials become available. Check back.
► General News and Updates related to Covid-19 - EC, CapriCMW, NBEA
► Demystifying the EC NCCP Coaching Certification Pathway - Webinar
► Demystifying the EC NCCP Coaching Certification Pathway - Q & A
► Free Zoom Video Conferencing platform
► Equestrian Canada Equine Farm/Equestrian Facility Business Profile Survey
► Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
► Government of Canada Emergency Response Benefits for Individuals and Families
► Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada
► Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Support and Resources for Equine Farms ...
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 ...
SIGN UP FOR AN ONLINE SHORT COURSE The Horse Portal for Equine Guelph features online short courses of various topics throughout the year. NBEA members are entitled to a 15% discount. The NBEA 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 members – athletes, coaches, officials, facilities and horse caregivers.
NBEA Member Discount
As an NBEA member, you receive a 15% discount on short courses offered on The Horse Portal. Members will also earn certificates of completion from Equine Guelph – the horse owner’s Centre at the University of Guelph.
In addition, Equestrian Canada certified ...
Mark your calendar for the weekend of April 27 th and 28 th . The NBEA is presenting a full weekend of coaching and rider level PD, including a rider level evaluation updating clinic on Saturday, and a coaching symposium all day on Sunday.
Saturday, April 27 Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B.
English coaches and instructors who test Rider Levels must attend the update clinic being held at Geary Hill Stables. This is required training for Rider Level Evaluators, as well as current coaches/instructors who wish to become tester. Sessions will incorporate a focus on Rider Level Paperwork. Topics to be covered include:
EC & NBEA Rider Level Evaluator Protocol Presentation of “Rider Levels 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 Challenge” Rubrics Rider Level Stable Management Including: Temperature/Pulse/Respiration, Bandaging, Blanketing Rider Levels on the Flat; Rider Level Lunging (5 + 6/8); and Rider Level Over Fences – Gymnastic & Course. This training is also valuable for candidates challenging Rider ...
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FEI Steward Heather Findlay and certified course designer Deanna Phelan enjoying the view at Spruce Meadows. This could be you someday! Attention! Stewards and Stewarding Candidates!
General & Dressage Steward’s Updating Clinic April 11 & 12, 2020 9 am – 4 pm
Clinician: Susan Adey
► FEI Level 2 Steward for Jump
► EC Senior General Steward
► Senior Dressage Steward
Sport NB Office - 900 Hanwell Road, Fredericton, NB
This course will cover Dressage for a half day, with the remainder of the course covering the role and duties of a General Steward. The course is two full days and may not be split. EC certified coaches will receive non-NCCP Professional Development points. All adult NBEA members interested in becoming a steward are welcome to attend.
Details and Registration Form
Deadline - April 2nd
Reduced rate before March 27th
The NBEA would like to support you in ...
Congratulations to the eight recipients of the 2020 NBEA Youth Bursaries... Mélanie Boudreau
Mélanie Boudreau, 17, of Grand-Barachois, is a dressage rider with more than 11 years of riding experience. Her short-term goals include testing more Rider Levels, attending university, and bringing her mare, Zara, to the show ring for the first time. Longer range goals see her becoming a certified coach and veterinarian. Hannah Lynn Cruickshank
Sixteen-year old Hannah of Beaver Dam, is an active and passionate member of the Fredericton Pony Club, serving as a Youth Rep. In 2020, she aims to take Rider Level assessments, do her Pony Club C level, and repeat her experience at the regional Pony Club rally, aiming for the 2021 National Rally. She expects to continue learning about all things equine, particularly medical topics. Madison Currie
Madison Currie, 17, of Temperance Vale, is also planning to test for Rider Levels at Green Meadows Stables later this ...
Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...
Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...
Equestrian Canada and New Brunswick Equestrian Association present a General Steward & Dressage Steward Clinic March 25-26, 2017
New Brunswick Equestrian Association Membership... Everyone should have it... lesson students, barn staff, grooms, volunteers, parents... We all know that NBEA membership is "a must" for coaches, competitors, judges, etc. But why should the everyday rider, weekly lesson student, or parent be an NBEA member?
List of Certified Instructors and Coaches in New Brunswick