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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 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) ...

 

[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 ...

 

[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