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Next Para-Equestrian Video Competition Entry Deadline is October 30th

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.

 

Para-Equestrian

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.

 

Eight New Directors Elected to 2017 Equestrian Canada Board

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.

 

Important Statement from the Equestrian Canada Board of Directors

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.

 

Equestrian Canada Introduces Long-Term Equestrian Development 2.0

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.

 

Equestrian Theory Training

The National Coaching Certification Program presents Equestrian Theory Training!

 

2017 EC Convention: Building a Unified Canadian Equestrian Community Registration Now Open!

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.

 

NB Equestrian Athletes bring home silver and bronze medals from the inaugural Atlantic Canada Equestrian Championships

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.

 

2017 Equestrian Canada Rules

2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online

 

Nominations Officially Open for Equestrian Canada National Awards

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 .

 

Notice Regarding 2017 Equestrian Canada National Awards

Dear Equestrian Canada stakeholders, We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update regarding the 2017 EC National Awards program.

 

NB Equestrians Win 2 Gold Medals, 1 Bronze at Atlantic Canada Equestrian Championships – Horse Trials

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.

 

Equestrian Canada Link

http://equestrian.ca

 

Atlantic Canada Equestrian Championships

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!

 

 

Mission statement

The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is an umbrella organization for all equestrian activities and promotes horsemanship at all skill levels through education.

 

Zone/Regional Information

The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is divided into eight regional zones, each of which is represented by a zone representative and/or zone committee.

 

NBEA Coaching Certification Incentive Program

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.

 

Driving

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.

 

Endurance

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.

 

Hunter/Jumper

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.

 

Contact Us

New Brunswick Equestrian Association 900 Hanwell Road, Unit 13 Fredericton NB E3B 6A2

Tel: (506) 454-2353 Fax: (506) 454-2363

Email: [email protected]

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Equine Guelph

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 members – athletes, coaches, officials, facilities and horse caregivers. NBEA Member Discount

As an NBEA member, you receive a 10% 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 instructors/coaches may apply these certificates towards their professional development credits .

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Attention Competition Organizers

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 ...

 

Keeping Current

Overview

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 .

For Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates Preparation, Training, and Evaluation Events 2018 1. 2018 Instructor and Competition Coach Preparation Clinics

WHEN: February 3, 2018 WHERE: Hampton Riding Centre 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. START TIME: 8:30 am COST: $130.00 for NBEA members $180.00 for non-NBEA members Registration Form

WHEN: March 17, 2018 WHERE: D & D Stables, Cap Pel é A preparation clinic for Instructor & Competition Coach Candidates – During this workshop, Valerie Phelan, NCCP ...

 

Coaching Programs in New Brunswick

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 ...

 

Competition National

Dates des compétitions en 2018, jusqu'à présent...

NBEA Calendrier Equestrian Canada Competition Administration Policy handbook

 

[Language English]Bursary

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?

How to apply?

Only applications that include the following items will be considered complete and eligible: Completed Youth Bursary Application Form Essay #1 ...

 

General Steward & Dressage Steward Clinic

Equestrian Canada and New Brunswick Equestrian Association present a General Steward & Dressage Steward Clinic March 25-26, 2017

 

[Language English]Benefits of Membership

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?

 

EC membership license

Link to the Equestrian Canada Sport Licenses page

 

 

Membership Application

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 ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dressage

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.

 

 

Reining

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.

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.

 

English Updating Requirements

Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...

 

 

The NBEA is partnering with Equine Guelph!

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.

 

 

Eventing

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.

 

Rider Level Blitz

Attention Coaches and Riders – Back by popular demand in 2017, The NBEA announces the "Rider Level Blitz" - a subsidy for riders who pass a Rider Level 4 or higher.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sport Funding Programs

Youth Bursary Program

 

Western Updating Requirements

Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...

 

 

 

 

 

NBEA Clubs

NBEA Club Membership FORM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Officials

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 Gallagher, Allison Saint John, NB Dressage - Recorded Gallagher, Mike Saint John Technical Delegate Eventing Hamilton, Rhonda Shediac Cape, NB Morgan - Recorded Hudson, Wendy Hopewell Hill, NB General Performance Judge - Senior 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 ...