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Hunter/Jumper

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.

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.

 

Reining

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.

 

 

Benefits of Membership

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?

 

Equine Guelph

Are you between ages 14 and 17?

REGISTER FOR EQUINE BEHAVIOUR & SAFETY ONLINE YOUTH RACE

THIS SUMMER!

Understand why horses behave the way they do and learn how to keep your horse safe. This race is essential for youth who is handling and caring for horses and looking to gain confidence and knowledge.

Horse Behaviour & Safety 3-week online short race (ages 14-17)

July 23 - August 10 (approx 5-10 hrs / wk of time is suggested)

SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT FOR NBEA MEMBERS Register at TheHorsePortal.ca/NBEA

New Brunswick Equestrian Association and the University of Guelph/Equine Guelph presents... A Partnership in Training & Certification

The New Brunswick Equestrian Association (NBEA) is partnering with Equine Guelph to provide its members short, easily-accessible training programs so you can stay up-to-date on the latest information on equine care and welfare. This partnership enables the NBEA to offer continuing education and certification opportunities for our ...

 

 

EC-Rules

Equestrian Canada Rules

 

 

 

 

 

Insurance Program

A FEW FACTS ABOUT YOUR AUTOMATIC NBEA INSURANCE COVERAGE

IF YOU, THE MEMBER have paid your annual membership dues and are therefore in "good standing" with the NBEA, YOU, THE MEMBER are provided with TWO important and separate insurance benefits AUTOMATICALLY.

 

Membership & Insurance

Membership Application - new and renewals

 

MembershipPrices

Membership Pricing 2018

 

 

 

NBEA Clubs

NBEA Club Membership FORM

 

 

2018 Board of Directors

For general inquiries, please contact the office at (506) 454-2353 or [email protected]

 

 

 

 

Zone/Regional Information

The New Brunswick Equestrian Association is divided into eight regional zones, each of which is represented by a zone representative and/or zone committee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equestrian Canada Introduces Long-Term Equestrian Development 2.0

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!

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.

 

Nominations Officially Open for Equestrian Canada National Awards

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 .

 

2016 Jump Bursary Winners!

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

 

Eight New Directors Elected to 2017 Equestrian Canada Board

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.

 

Equine Disease Communication Centre Information

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

 

Important Statement from the Equestrian Canada Board of Directors

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.

 

Rider Level Funding

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.

 

 

Western Updating Requirements

Review the Coaching Model and Requirements for Western Updating...

 

 

Notice Regarding 2017 Equestrian Canada National Awards

Dear Equestrian Canada stakeholders, We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update regarding the 2017 EC National Awards program.

 

 

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.

 

English Updating Requirements

Review the Coaching Model and requirements for English Updating...

 

 

 

Terms of Service

This is our current Terms of Service, last updated 2013-12-01.

 

 

 

 

 

Driving

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.

 

2017 EC Convention: Building a Unified Canadian Equestrian Community Registration Now Open!

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.

 

 

 

 

Coaching Association Of Canada Partners Update

The CAC is happy to announce that it is launching Coach Initiation in Sport on March 6, 2017 .

 

Endurance

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.

 

Equine Infectious Anemia in Canada Discussed in Upcoming Webinar

Ames, Iowa (July 6, 2017) – GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting a free webinar, Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Canada , on Thursday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. CDT for veterinarians, diagnostic laboratories and horse owners who want more information about EIA compliance and management.

 

NB Equestrians Win 2 Gold Medals, 1 Bronze at Atlantic Canada Equestrian Championships – Horse Trials

Fredericton, NB – October 2, 2017 – Two Team New Brunswick athletes brought home individual gold medals in the horse trials portion of the Atlantic Canada Equestrian (ACE) Championships, held at the beautiful Strathgartney Equestrian Park in Bonshaw, Prince Edward Island, September 30.

 

Coaching Programs in New Brunswick

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 ...

 

[Language English]Officials

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 ...

 

Provincially Sanctioned Competitions

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

 

Competition National

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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 21 - 22 Sunrise Summer Classic - NB Morgan PLP, Sussex, N.B. Click here July 28 Capital Zone 3 Hunter Jumper Show Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. Click ...

 

[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 ...

 

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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]About the NBEA

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]

 

Trail Riding

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 .

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!

[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 ...