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.
Ottawa, ON, Feb. 6, 2017 – Registration is officially open for the 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention, taking place April 7-9, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC.
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.
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.
The National Coaching Certification Program presents Equestrian Theory Training!
2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online
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.
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 .
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.
Dear Equestrian Canada stakeholders, We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update regarding the 2017 EC National Awards program.
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!
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]
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is divided into eight regional zones, each of which is represented by a zone representative and/or zone committee.
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is an umbrella organization for all equestrian activities and promotes horsemanship at all skill levels through education.
Equestrian Canada Rules
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.
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.
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 .
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.
New Brunswick Equestrian Association 900 Hanwell Road, Unit 13 Fredericton NB E3B 6A2
Tel: (506) 454-2353 Fax: (506) 454-2363
Email: [email protected]
Youth Bursary Program
Western, General Performance & Breed Sport Riders
This year, the NBEA will assist junior members achieve their equestrian goals,
awarding up to six bursaries of $500 each.
What can the money be used for?
The bursaries can be used to help pay for the following: Riding lessons/Rider Level testing Training fees Competition fees Continuing education Other activities that will assist you to achieve your equestrian objectives
Who can apply?
If you can answer yes to the following questions you are eligible to apply! Are you a current NBEA Junior Member between the ages of 14 and 18? Are you currently attending school in New Brunswick? Have you completed or are ready to be tested for at least one Rider Level? Do you train with an Equestrian Canada current certified coach?
( Please note - participants in the 2019 LTED program are not eligible.)
How to apply?
Only applications that include the following items will be ...
Link to the Equestrian Canada Sport Licenses page
Application for Competition Officials/Biosecurity Funding 2019 Prize lists and entry forms for sanctioned competitions will be linked below as soon as they are approved... New Brunswick Equestrian Competitions 2019
Sanctioned by Equestrian Canada unless otherwise noted Date Competition Sanction Location Prize List & Entry Forms Links May 5 Foshay South Combined Test Bronze Foshay South, Hampton May 24 - 26 Dressage New Brunswick Bronze/Gold #1 Bronze/Gold PLP, Sussex May 25 - 26 Geary Hill Equestrian Challenge #1 Bronze/Gold Geary June 15 - 16 Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #2 Bronze/Gold Geary June 29 Foshay South Hunter Jumper Show Bronze Foshay South, Hampton June 29 - 30 Foshay South Combined Test Bronze Foshay South, Hampton July 5 - 8 MQHA Summer Classic Show sanctioned by AQHA PLP, Sussex July 12 - 14 Dressage New Brunswick Bronze/Gold #2 Bronze/Gold PLP, Sussex July 27 Brae Fearann Derby Bronze Harvey Station July 27 Capital Zone Hunter/Jumper Show Bronze Geary ...
Pertinent News and Updates for Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates
including preparation, training, and evaluation events - 2019
Coaching Certification Incentive Funding Rider Level Testing Administration procedures for Rider Levels Testing have been updated, through the hard work of the NBEA English coaching committee. Coaches and Instructors, please familiarize yourselves with these steps. Admin Procedures for Rider Levels TESTING New Brunswick English Coaches Able to Evaluate Rider Levels
♦ NCCP Prep Clinic for Western Instructor Program
A preparation course for the Instructors’ certification program will be held at Dream Meadow stable on March 23/2019. 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 : March 23/2019 START : 9am Saturday,
WHERE : 1104 route 130 Grand Falls, ...
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 ...
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 .
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?
Equestrian Canada and New Brunswick Equestrian Association present a General Steward & Dressage Steward Clinic March 25-26, 2017
Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #2 June 16-17, 2018
1 st Miss Cherry Pie Chelsea Cooke
2 nd Thunderpants
3 rd Big Brook Emma Lobinsky 2’3 Jumpers
1 st Miss Cherry Pie
2 nd Big Brook
3 rd Thunderpants
4 th Meggy’s Irish Pride Karlee Dumont
5 th Wild Tango Lucie Pearson
1 st Gameboy Bailey Chapman
2 nd Big Brook
3 rd Handsome Samson Nicole Beaulieu
4 th Stellar Storm Megan Craft
5 th Wild Tango 2’6 Jumper
1 st Gameboy
2 nd Sheeze Under my Thumb
3 rd Stellar Storm
1 st Paparazzi
2 nd Gameboy
3 rd Disco Inferno 2’9 Jumper
1 st Paparazzi
2 nd Disco Inferno Intro Hunter Division
1 st class over fences
1 st Fonzarelli
2 nd Spice Girl Destiny French
3 rd Elliott Lake Isabel Lacroix
4 th Light’em up Claire Park
2 nd class over fences
1 st Fonzarelli
2 nd light’em up
3 rd ...
SIGN UP FOR NEW ‘EQUINE FIRST AID’ ONLINE SHORT COURSE Accidents and injuries can happen anywhere, at any time. When minutes count, we need to know how to make the most of every second. It is essential that everyone involved with horses learn how to administer first aid. Never taken an online course before? No worries! This course takes a common sense, practical and flexible approach to training – no prior online learning experience required. Register at www.TheHorsePortal.ca/NBEA Equine First Aid Online Short Course: February 25 – March 4, 2019 15% DISCOUNT FOR 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 ...
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. EC Competition Administration Policy EC Competition Application Important Notice to EC Competition Organizers & Stewards Rule Books for all disciplines General information for organizers of EC competitions
Provincially Sanctioned Competitions: 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 Sanctioned Competition Judge’s Report - Dressage
NEW Bronze Competitions Funding for NEW Bronze Competitions Registration for Bronze Competition Funding Year End Awards 2017 NBEA Year End Awards 2018 NBEA Year End Awards
GHS Equestrian Challenge #1 May 27, 2018 2’3 jumper #1
1 st Terrific McGoozer Jennika Charette
2 nd Disco Inferno Lily Thomas
3 rd Thunderpants Ruby Finnegan
4 th Grand Finale Sue Bulman
5 th Sheeze under My Thumb Meagan Hartt
6 th Royal Runner Samantha Atkinson
2’3 jumper #2
1 st Terrific McGoozer
2 nd Sheeze Under My Thumb
3 rd Thunderpants
4 th Grand Finale
2’6 Jumper 1 st Royal Runner
2 nd Disco Inferno
3 rd Spartak Ingmara Wheeler
4 th Muberra’s Dream Steise Hodgson 2’6 jumper
1 st Spartak
2 nd Disco Inferno
3 rd Royal Runner
4 th Gossip Girl Grace Stevenson
5 th Muberra’s Dream
1 st Royal Runner
2 nd Spartak
3 rd Sweet Deal Josie Davenport
1 st Spartak
2 nd sweet Deal
3 rd Royal Runner
Won all three classes
1 st Fonzarelli Bex Finnegan
Jr A Equitation
1 st Mia Dumont Jr B Equitation ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Why Become Certified? Click to read EC brochure
Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...
Youth Bursary Program
Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines
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.
Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...
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.
NBEA Club Membership FORM 2019 Club Insurance FAQ and Application Form
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.
Documents for organizers wishing to host a provincially-sanctioned competition: ♦ Competition Administration Policy (CAP) ♦ Approval Process for Provincially-Sanctioned Competitions flowchart ♦ NBEA Sanctioned Horse Show/Event Certificate of Insurance
Provincially Sanctioned DRESSAGE Shows: NBEA Provincially Sanctioned Dressage Outline NBEA Provincially Sanctioned Dressage Application NBEA Sanctioned Competition Report - Dressage NBEA Sanctioned Competition Judge’s Report - Dressage Licensed EC Officials of all levels may officiate at PTSO sanctioned competitions as per the chart below: *Chart updated May 21, 2018 Important: EC officials, competitions organizers and PTSOs, please be aware that the EC Liability Insurance Policy only covers EC officials when officiating at EC sanctioned competitions. When officiating at events sanctioned by other organizations (i.e. PTSOs, USEF, etc.) officials are responsible for obtaining their own liability coverage. ...
Certified Officials Bova, Carrie Upper Cape, NB Hunter - Senior Hack - Senior Equitation - Senior Brown, Dawn Collina, NB Dressage Steward - Medium Steward - Senior Findlay, Heather Bath, NB Dressage Steward - Senior Steward - Senior FEI Level 1 Jump Steward Gallagher, Alison Saint John, NB Dressage - Recorded Gallagher, Mike Saint John Technical Delegate Eventing Leach, Lori Harvey, NB Course Designer Eventing 1-IT MacBride, Joanne Fredericton, NB Arabian - Recorded Morgan - Recorded Saddle Seat Equitation - Recorded Meesters, Rien Erichsen Royal Road, NB Course Designer Eventing 1-IT McInnis, Donna Moncton, NB Dressage Judge - Basic General Performance Judge - Recorded Judge Eventing TR-D Phelan, Deanna Geary, NB General Performance Judge - Recorded Hunter Course Designer - Recorded Jumper Course Designer - Recorded Phelan, Valerie Geary, NB Equitation Hunter Seat - Senior General Performance Judge - Provincial Hack - Senior Hunter - Senior Jumper - Recorded White, Francine Rothesay, NB Dressage Steward - ...