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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.

 

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 ...

 

[Language English]Bursary

NBEA Youth Bursary 2018 This year, the NBEA had a record number of young riders apply for one of six $500 bursaries to help them further their equestrian education. After careful deliberation, the bursary committee has chosen the following recipients for this year. Congratulations!

Chelsea Cooke

Chelsea is a 15 year old equestrian that lives in New Maryland, N.B.. She has her Level 4 Riding and would like to put the bursary towards her level 5 and Beginner Coaching. Chelsea is interested in training her young OTTB and taking him to a few shows this summer. She is often found helping whenever she can at Les Ecuries de la Cadence Stables and is known for being hard working and dedicated to the sport.

Hannah Perkins

At 14, Hannah aspires to be a professional trainer. She is involved in many clubs in N.B. including MQHA, MQHVA, NBEA & AQHA. She is currently secretary of the MQHVA and dedicates considerably time to these clubs. Hannah rides at Yellow Rose Stables in Glenvale ...

 

[Language English]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.

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.

 

 

2017 Equestrian Canada Rules

2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online