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Pertinent News and Updates for Coaches Instructors Interested Candidates

including preparation, training, and evaluation events - 2019

Coaching Certification Incentive Funding Rider Level Testing Admin Procedures for Rider Levels TESTING Admin procedures have been updated through the hard work of the NBEA English coaching committee. Coaches and Instructors, please familiarize yourselves with these steps. New Brunswick English Coaches Able to Evaluate Rider Levels Rider Level Evaluation Update Clinic April 27th, 2019 DETAILS, AGENDA, and REGISTRATION

♦ English Rider Levels Evaluation Updating Clinic

WHEN : April 27/2019

WHERE: Geary Hill Stables, Geary, N.B. DETAILS, AGENDA, and REGISTRATION

Coaching Certification Incentive Funding

♦ Coaching Symposium 2019

WHEN : April 28/2019

WHERE: Days Inn, 60 Brayson Blvd., Oromocto, N.B.

Open to all folks interested in coaching and instruction - certified and candidate coaches and ...

 

Eventing

Eventing is a sporting discipline which combines three phases of competition - dressage, cross country, and show jumping.

Each horse/rider combination performs a dressage test, demonstrating to the judges' the horse's paces, obedience, harmony with his rider, and degree of training. In the second phase, the horse and rider complete a course of solid-looking obstacles met on a course through fields, woods, and water, aiming to jump each obstacle without mishap within the time allowed. The final phase, show jumping, follows the same format as regular show jumping, proving that the horse is still fit and careful enough to negotiate a course of ore fragile obstacles without penalty. The scores from all three phases combine - the horse and rider with the fewest penalty points are the victors.

The Olympic and international format of Eventing spaces the phases out over three days. Shortened formats for lower level competitors, called Horse Trials or Derbies, can occur in one or two days.

 

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.

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?

( Please note - participants in the 2019 LTED program are not eligible.)

How to apply?

Only applications that include the following items will be ...

 

Officials

Are you interested in becoming an EC certified official? You're invited! FEI Steward Heather Findlay and certified course designer Deanna Phelan enjoying the view at Spruce Meadows. This could be you someday!

The NBEA is inviting you to an informal presentation and Q&A session prior to the first Hunter/Jumper competition of the year.

Are you an adult NBEA member ? Do you have questions about what EC Stewards and Course Designers do at Bronze competitions? Are you curious about what one must do to meet certification requirements? Then join us at Geary Hill Stables on May 25 th at 10 am. We’ll be presenting all the information you need in the two hours prior to the start of the Geary Hill Stables Equestrian Challenge #1. The presentation is free and we hope you will stay and watch Geary Hill Stable’s first Bronze Hunter/Jumper of 2019. If, in addition to the presentation, you are interested in a shadow experience with an official, please complete the form found by clicking here. (Please ...

 

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$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 .

Dear Irish Draught and Irish Sport Horse owner,

The Irish Draught Horse Society of Canada will be holding inspections this fall. If you would like to have your Irish Draught Horse or Irish Draught Sport Horse inspected this year in Canada, please send the below application to the inspections coordinator. If you have more than one horse, please copy the form as many times as you need providing the location of the horse as well as owner address for determining inspection sites.

The full application and payment is due by July 15. Applications submitted after July 15, 2018 must include a $75.00 late fee per horse. Inspections will be closed 30 days prior to the inspection. All paperwork must be complete and fees paid by that time. The number and location of the inspection sites will be determined based on paid applications postmarked no later than July 15, 2018.

The 2018 Inspection Fees for members are as follows):

$150 Geldings (at least 3 years ...

 

[Language English]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.

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...

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

English Updating Requirements

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

 

 

 

 

How To Become A Certified Instructor Or Coach

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