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 2018 COMING UP...
NCCP Instructor and Competition Coach Preparation Clinic
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, bandaging and lunging 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.
WHEN: November 3, 2018
WHERE: Cadence Stables, Charters Settlement
START TIME: 8:30 am
COST: $130.00 for NBEA members
$180.00 for non-NBEA members
Registration Form Instructor Evaluation
An instructor evaluation will take place on ...
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.