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.
For Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates Preparation, Training, and Evaluation Events 2019
Coaching Certification Incentive Funding COMING UP... ♦ NCCP Equestrian Coaching Theory Course - PEI
Charlottetown, PEI J anuary 18 & 19, 2019 at House of Sport, Charlottetown, PEI. Details and Registration Form
Coaching Certification Incentive Funding
♦ NCCP Western Evaluation Updating Clinic Western Rider Level Testing 1-4
A Western rider evaluation updating clinic for levels 1-4 will be given for all western NBEA coaches on Saturday March 9/2019. This updating clinic will be held in the following two locations in order to save on cost. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with other coaches in the province.
Competition Coach Marcelle Legere 12039 Route 11 Village Blanchard [email protected]
Competition Coach Cyndy Toner 1104 route 130 Grand Falls, N.B. [email protected]
Competition Coach Michael Stokes (facilitator and evaluator) ...
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 ...
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.