Dressage , from the French word for "training" is often described as the art of dancing on horseback or ballet on horseback and is often compared to the freestyle of figure skating.
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.
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.
Equestrian Canada Rules
Membership Pricing 2019
New Brunswick Equestrian Association Membership... Everyone should have it... lesson students, barn staff, grooms, volunteers, parents... We all know that NBEA membership is "a must" for coaches, competitors, judges, etc. But why should the everyday rider, weekly lesson student, or parent be an NBEA member?
Membership Application - new and renewals
For general inquiries, please contact the office at (506) 454-2353 or [email protected]
NBEA Club Membership FORM 2019 Club Insurance FAQ and Application Form
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is divided into eight regional zones, each of which is represented by a zone representative and/or zone committee.
Jumping Youth Bursary Recipients Announced for 2016 Ottawa, ON, March 1, 2017 - Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the hard-working young athletes who were chosen by the EC Jumping Committee to receive Jumping Youth Bursary funds for 2016
Ottawa, ON, July 21, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to introduce Long-Term Equestrian Development (LTED) 2.0 — a resource to benefit all equestrian participants, from athletes and parents to coaches and officials to competition organizers and owners.
The NBEA is partnering with Equine Guelph to provide you short, easily-accessible online training programs on The Horse Portal . Stay up-to-date with the latest information on equine care and welfare.
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.
Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...
Ottawa, ON, Aug. 24, 2017 – The Equestrian Canada (EC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the board candidate election results and the eight (8) new Directors who have been elected to the 2017 EC Board.
The EDCC (Equine Disease Communication Centre) has info on the EIA outbreaks, while it has info for North America, the CFIA is also using the system. You can sign up on the site to receive ongoing info as it becomes available. You can also access the Cahss (Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System)....at Cahss.ca
Ottawa, ON, Feb. 2, 2017 — Nominations have officially opened for the Equestrian Canada National Awards for 2016, and will remain open until March 3, 2017 at 4p.m. ET .
Attention Coaches and Riders – Back by popular demand, The NBEA announces the "Rider Level Blitz" - a subsidy for riders who pass a Rider Level 4 or higher.
Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...
Dear Equestrian Canada stakeholders, We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update regarding the 2017 EC National Awards program.
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.
This is our current Terms of Service, last updated 2013-12-01.
Driving is an all-encompassing equestrian sport, not only because all horse breeds and sizes can be used, but also because it appeals to people of all ages. There are four basic divisions: recreational driving, sanctioned competitions specifically for Pleasure Driving, Combined Driving and draft horses.
Ottawa, ON, Feb. 6, 2017 – Registration is officially open for the 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention, taking place April 7-9, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC.
Obtaining your Coaching Certification is an important life-time achievement. As a certified Equestrian Canada Instructor of Beginners or Coach, your clients and students will know that you have achieved the highest standards in Canada for equestrian coaching, and adhere to best-practices in coaching. The NBEA would like to recognize the time, hard work, and dedication that go into achieving this goal, by offering a $500 grant to up to 10 applicants, upon successful completion of their Instructor of Beginners or Coach certification. Once you have successfully completed your certification assessment and have all your components up-to-date, your Coaching Coordinator will notify the NBEA office to issue your $500 grant.
$30 Prep Course
In addition, Instructor and Coach Candidates are invited to register to be eligible to attend two coaching prep workshops for the price of $30. Download details and registration forms here .
The CAC is happy to announce that it is launching Coach Initiation in Sport on March 6, 2017 .
Endurance riding – a non-Olympic FEI discipline – currently the fastest growing of the entire equestrian sports around the world, second only to Jumping in number of competitions.
Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association
Atlantic Canada Trail Riding Association (ACTRA) was formed in 1980 to promote distance riding, standardize the judging of same, encourage good horsemanship, promote the use of sound and sensible riding mounts, and above all to enjoy your mount in the company of people with the same interest.
ACTRA presently recognizes five forms of distance riding; Competitive Trail Ride (CTR), Introductory Distance Ride (IDR), Judged Pleasure Rides (JP), Ride and Tie, and Endurance Rides.
Sentier NB Trails
Sentier NB Trails is creating a map of horse-friendly trails throughout the province and exploring other projects connecting their organization with the NBEA membership. Check out the Sentier NB Trails website and follow them on Facebook .
Be sure to join the NBEA Facebook Group " New Brunswick Trail Riders ", to connect with other riders in your area for group rides, or to find new trail buddies!
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 ...
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 ...
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] Scroll down for links to entry forms...
Watch for helpful info for the 2019 season coming soon!
Date Competition Location Prize List & Entry Forms Links May 6 Foshay South Combined Derby Foshay South, Hampton, N.B. Click here May 25 - 27 Dressage NB Bronze/Gold Dressage Show #1 PLP, Sussex, N.B. Cancelled May 26 - 27 Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #1 Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. Prize List WAIVER Entry Form - Bronze pdf Entry Form - Bronze MSWord Entry Form - Gold pdf Entry Form - Gold MSWord June 16 - 17 Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #2 Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. Prize List WAIVER Entry Form - Bronze pdf Entry Form - Bronze MSWord Entry Form - Gold pdf Entry Form - Gold MSWord June 30 - July 1 Foshay South Hunter Jumper Show #1 Foshay South, Hampton, N.B. Prize List Entry Form July 13 - 15 Dressage NB Bronze/Gold Dressage Show #2 PLP, Sussex, N.B. Click here July 14 Foshay South Jumper Show #2 and Combined Test Foshay South, Hampton, N.B. ...
[Language English] Documents for organizers wishing to host a provincially-sanctioned competition: ♦ Competition Administration Policy (CAP) 2018 ♦ Approval Process for Provincially-Sanctioned Competitions flowchart ♦ NBEA Sanctioned Horse Show/Event Certificate of Insurance
Provincially Sanctioned DRESSAGE Shows: NBEA Provincially Sanctioned Dressage Outline NBEA Provincially Sanctioned Dressage Application NBEA Sanctioned Competition Report - Dressage NBEA Sanctioned Competition Judge’s Report - Dressage Licensed EC Officials of all levels may officiate at PTSO sanctioned competitions as per the chart below: *Chart updated May 21, 2018 Important: EC officials, competitions organizers and PTSOs, please be aware that the EC Liability Insurance Policy only covers EC officials when officiating at EC sanctioned competitions. When officiating at events sanctioned by other organizations (i.e. PTSOs, USEF, etc.) officials are responsible for obtaining their own liability coverage. ...
The New Brunswick Equestrian Association serves as the umbrella organization for equestrian sport and recreation activities in the province, apart from racing. It serves as a liaison with the national governing body, Equestrian Canada, and as a funding conduit for Sport New Brunswick, supporting athlete development, coaching certification, and officials training. The NBEA also strives to provide educational resources to owners, stable managers, and riders in matters of safety, horse welfare, risk management, and biosecurity.
New Brunswick Equestrian Association 900 Hanwell Road, Unit 13 Fredericton NB E3B 6A2 Tel: (506) 454-2353 Fax: (506) 454-2363 Email: [email protected]
Certified Officials Bova, Carrie Upper Cape, NB Hunter - Senior Hack - Senior Equitation - Senior Brown, Dawn Collina, NB Dressage Steward - Medium Steward - Senior Findlay, Heather Bath, NB Dressage Steward - Senior Steward - Senior Gallagher, Allison Saint John, NB Dressage - Recorded Gallagher, Mike Saint John Technical Delegate Eventing Hamilton, Rhonda Shediac Cape, NB Morgan - Recorded Hudson, Wendy Hopewell Hill, NB General Performance Judge - Senior Leach, Lori Harvey, NB Course Designer Eventing 1-IT MacBride, Joanne Fredericton, NB Arabian - Recorded Morgan - Recorded Saddle Seat Equitation - Recorded Meesters, Rien Erichsen Royal Road, NB Course Designer Eventing 1-IT McInnis, Donna Moncton, NB Dressage Judge - Basic General Performance Judge - Recorded Judge Eventing TR-D Phelan, Deanna Geary, NB General Performance Judge - Recorded Hunter Course Designer - Recorded Jumper Course Designer - Recorded Phelan, Valerie Geary, NB Equitation Hunter Seat - Senior General Performance Judge - Provincial ...
[Language English] Becoming a Member for the First Time Memberships can be purchased online clicking here to begin the walk-through and following the steps that will guide you. You will receive an email from the NBEA ( [email protected] ) with a link to login to your membership area and a reminder of your login information.
OR You can join by printing off the membership form and mailing or faxing to our office with a cheque, money order or credit card information. 2018 Membership Form
Membership Renewals Memberships can be renewed online by logging-in to your membership area on the website, or clicking here to begin the walk-through . You will receive an email from the NBEA ( [email protected] ) with a link to login to your membership area and a reminder of your login information.
OR You can also renew by printing off the membership form and mailing or faxing to our office with a cheque, money order or credit card information. 2018 Membership Form Need help logging into the website? New ...
Results of the Foshay South Hunter/Jumper Show #1
Results for Foshay South Hunter/Jumper Show #2 July 14, 2018
“Long Term Equestrian Development”. Sounds fancy. But what does it have to do with you? You’re a typical rider, just thinking about dipping a toe into showing. Or maybe you’ve competed before, but your horse is green or young or not a $100,000 warmblood/sport horse/Olympian. Like every rider, you’re keen to improve your riding and learn new skills, but what does LTED have to do with you ? A lot! Please read on! Every person who picks up a pair of reins has taken her first step along the equestrian Pathway . This Pathway details the progression of a rider from his or her very first experience all the way to the Olympic podium. Each rider decides how far along the pathway s/he’ll travel, but the journey has been mapped out to ensure safe and successful learning. One of the components of the Pathway is the Long Term Equestrian Development program. Started nationwide in 2007, this program takes riders from their current lesson program and guides them ...
GHS Equestrian Challenge #1 May 27, 2018 2’3 jumper #1
1 st Terrific McGoozer Jennika Charette
2 nd Disco Inferno Lily Thomas
3 rd Thunderpants Ruby Finnegan
4 th Grand Finale Sue Bulman
5 th Sheeze under My Thumb Meagan Hartt
6 th Royal Runner Samantha Atkinson
2’3 jumper #2
1 st Terrific McGoozer
2 nd Sheeze Under My Thumb
3 rd Thunderpants
4 th Grand Finale
2’6 Jumper 1 st Royal Runner
2 nd Disco Inferno
3 rd Spartak Ingmara Wheeler
4 th Muberra’s Dream Steise Hodgson 2’6 jumper
1 st Spartak
2 nd Disco Inferno
3 rd Royal Runner
4 th Gossip Girl Grace Stevenson
5 th Muberra’s Dream
1 st Royal Runner
2 nd Spartak
3 rd Sweet Deal Josie Davenport
1 st Spartak
2 nd sweet Deal
3 rd Royal Runner
Won all three classes
1 st Fonzarelli Bex Finnegan
Jr A Equitation
1 st Mia Dumont Jr B Equitation ...
Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #2 June 16-17, 2018
1 st Miss Cherry Pie Chelsea Cooke
2 nd Thunderpants
3 rd Big Brook Emma Lobinsky 2’3 Jumpers
1 st Miss Cherry Pie
2 nd Big Brook
3 rd Thunderpants
4 th Meggy’s Irish Pride Karlee Dumont
5 th Wild Tango Lucie Pearson
1 st Gameboy Bailey Chapman
2 nd Big Brook
3 rd Handsome Samson Nicole Beaulieu
4 th Stellar Storm Megan Craft
5 th Wild Tango 2’6 Jumper
1 st Gameboy
2 nd Sheeze Under my Thumb
3 rd Stellar Storm
1 st Paparazzi
2 nd Gameboy
3 rd Disco Inferno 2’9 Jumper
1 st Paparazzi
2 nd Disco Inferno Intro Hunter Division
1 st class over fences
1 st Fonzarelli
2 nd Spice Girl Destiny French
3 rd Elliott Lake Isabel Lacroix
4 th Light’em up Claire Park
2 nd class over fences
1 st Fonzarelli
2 nd light’em up
3 rd ...