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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...

Western Evaluation Updating Clinic & Western Rider Level Testing 1-4

WHEN : Saturday June 2/2018

WHERE : 12039 Route 11 Village Blanchard

A Western rider evaluation updating clinic for levels 1-4 will be given for all western NBEA coaches on Saturday June 2 nd /2018. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with other coaches in the province. Lunch will be provided and door prizes for individuals participating.

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) [email protected]

In addition to this update, we encourage future candidates who wish to become and instructor or individuals who want to learn more about the Western rider level program to ...

 

[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