Resources for Coaches and Candidates


Resources for Coaches wishing to acquire either the Registered Coach Status or the Coach Licence Status

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Preparing for Certification


♦ Instructor Evaluation Rubric

♦ Instructor Jump Evaluation Rubric



$500.00 Grant

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.




After Certification


♦ Equestrian Canada Coach Status Program 

     ♦ NBEA Resources for the EC Coach Status program - videos, PowerPoint, etc. 

♦ NBEA Newsletter & Website - Coach's Profile form




Maintaining Certification


    ♦  Professional Development Activities Guide for certified coaches

    ♦  EC NCCP Professional Development Report Form


    ♦  For Instructors and Coaches who need update on First Aid course

    ♦  ECampus



Rider Levels Evaluation


♦ Admin Procedures for Rider Level Testing

♦ Rider Level Evaluators - updated for 2020

     ♦  NBEA Youth Bursary program

     ♦ EC Coach Status program - Evaluators must have Coach Licence in 2021



Policies Regarding Sport



The Board of Directors of the NBEA have adopted the following policies:




The Board of Directors of the NBEA have adopted the following policies of Equestrian Canada:


The National Coaching Certification Program, in concert with Equestrian Canada, has adopted the following policies. Certified coaches and instructors in New Brunswick respect these codes: