Sport Funding Programs

Youth Bursary Program

Western, General Performance & Breed Sport  JUNIOR Riders

This year, the NBEA will assist junior members achieve their equestrian goals, awarding up to ten bursaries of $500 each.


Competition Officials/Biosecurity Funding

The NBEA assists competition organizers by supporting the cost of officials if biosecurity requirements are met for each show. 



Rider Level Funding

Attention Coaches and Riders – the NBEA is proud to support the learning efforts of riders through subsidy funding:




$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.