Coaching Courses and Upgrades

2019 Continuing Education Opportunities - Equestrian Specific Courses:



Equestrian Theory Workshop - April 7 and 14, 2019

Save with the Early Bird: registration deadline March 17, 2019. Regular registration deadline March 31, 2019 

The 4-module Equestrian Theory Workshop will prepare you for evaluation as an Equestrian Canada Instructor or coach.

Over two full days, you will learn to

  • Prepare a lesson plan to Equestrian Canada standards;
  • Analyze a rider’s performance
  • Develop, improve and enhance your teaching skills, including Lesson Planning
  • Prepare for the Make Ethical Decisions module prior to taking the online evaluation.

Sport Manitoba, Winnipeg. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days

Early Bird prices apply till March 17, 2019, final registration is March 31, 2019. Email [email protected] if you have questions.


Competition Coach /Competition Coach Specialist Evaluation

In-competition evaluations are being planned for the summer season. Please call 204-925-5718 or email [email protected] for more details.



Western Rider Level Update Clinic - Date tba

Do you test, and want to be able to evaluate, Western Rider Levels?

This PTSO Update is mandatory for Rider Level evaluators on a 3-year cycle. 


Fall English Instructor Evaluation - Date tba

Does your equestrian career plan include being an Instructor? If you have achieved English Rider Level 6 or Pony Club C2 you can register for this evaluation.

Instructor Evaluation Poster

Instructor Evaluation Registration details

Instructor Evaluation Registration

If you are still working towards Rider Level 6, check out the information and get a head start on some of the pre-requisites.


2019 Coaching Camp - Thanksgiving weekend -October 14, 2019

Prepare for your Instructor, Competition Coach or Competition Coach Specialist evaluation by attending camp to learn what is required to meet and exceed expectations  in your evaluation. Please call 204-925-5718 or email [email protected] for more details and to have your name placed on a notification list.


Western Rider Coach Evaluation - October 25, 2019

More information to follow. Please call 204-925-5718 or email [email protected] for more details and to have your name placed on a notification list.

 Please call 204-925-5718 to discover other coaching opportunities, or to have your name added to our "Coach" mailing list.

Sport Manitoba offers regular multi-sport coaching courses

Go to for current programs.

Useful documents for coaches

Understand your Locker - for Equestrians (coming shortly)

How to renew Respect In Sport and have it record automatically in your Locker

How to renew Criminal Record Check/Child Abuse Registry and have MHC automatically notified

Professional Development Update Form

Professional Development categories

Equestrian Canada PD and Maintenance of Certification. (Please note for for 2019, EC membership requirements for coaches have changed.)


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Contact Us

Manitoba Horse Council Office
145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6
Fax: (204) 925-5703

Executive Director, John Savard
Phone: (204) 925-5719
Email: [email protected]

Business Manager, Linda Hazelwood
Phone: (204) 925-5718
Email: [email protected]