Coaching Courses and Upgrades

2020 Continuing Education Opportunities

 

Equestrian Theory Workshop - 2020 dates to be advised

The 4-module Equestrian Theory Workshop will prepare you for evaluation as an Equestrian Canada Instructor or coach. Of interest to all those embarking on a coaching career. 

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

Email mhc.admin@sportmanitoba.ca if you have questions. NCCP Professional Development points available for certified coaches.

 

2020 Coaching Camp - Spring 2020

Date and location depends on the courses you select. NCCP Professional Development points available for some modules, for certified coaches.

Registration forms coming as soon as a date and location is set. Call the office to have your name put on a watch list.

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. Courses offered are:

Instructor: Planning a Practice, Teaching a Lesson topic, Lunge a rider (English), Lunge a horse (Western), Stable Management

Competition Coach: Planning a Lesson including Advanced Analyzing Performance, Teaching for Competition, Teach a Rider to lunge a horse

Competition Coach Specialist: Design a Sport Program, Lunging a Horse for Improvement, Teaching for Competition, Managing a Sport Program and Training Mental Skills.

 

Western Update Clinic - February 9, 2020, WW Stables, Winnipeg

This PTSO Update is mandatory for Western Instructor/Coaches on a 3-year cycle. The day will also fulfil requirements to complete certification for those Western Coaches who "transferred" over.

NCCP Professional Development points available for certified coaches.

Register here

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

 

Western Rider Instructor Evaluation - Spring 2020

Does your career plan include being a Western Instructor? If you have achieved the EC Rider Level 4 you can register for this evaluation.

Registration deadline October 4; completed Lesson Plans (issued by the office on registration) and Emergency Action Plan due October 15; Evaluations November 8

Western Instructor Evaluation Poster

Western Instructor Registration Detail

Western Instructor Registration Form (fillable PDF - please remember to SAVE prior to sending to us)

If you are still working towards Rider Level 4, check out the information and get a head start on some of the pre-requisites. If you feel your riding and stable management experience is at a high level, there is the opportunity to "challenge" Rider 4 (ie go straight to that level without being tested individually at the lower levels). Ask your coach, or call MHC's office at 204-529-5718 or email mhc.admin@sportmanitoba.ca

 

English Rider Level 6, 7 or 8 Evaluations - Spring 2020

Manitoba Horse Council arranges Rider Level evaluations for those competent riders who wish to challenge the Levels prior to going forward to Instructor or Competition Coach/Specialist. If you do not have your own coach who can refer you, please contact mhc.admin@sportmanitoba.ca to find out more. If you are working towards EC certified status, you will also be interested in the Spring Coaching Camp - see above. 

 

English Instructor Evaluation - Spring 2020

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

Registration and Lesson Plans deadline to be advised.

        Instructor Evaluation Poster

Instructor Evaluation Registration Details

Instructor Evaluation Registration Form (fillable PDF - please remember to SAVE before sending to us)

If you are still working towards Rider Level 6, check out the information and get a head start on some of the pre-requisites. If you feel your riding and stable management experience is at a high level, there is the opportunity to "challenge" Rider 6, 7 or 8 (ie go straight to that level without being tested individually at the lower levels. Ask your coach, or call MHC's office at 204-529-5718 or email mhc.admin@sportmanitoba.ca


Sport Manitoba offers regular multi-sport coaching courses

Go to http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/coaching for current programs. Remember, as a Certified Equestrian Canada coach your PD points should come 50% from clinics, volunteering and other professional activities; the other 50% should come from NCCP courses.

Grant opportunities from Sport Manitoba

Please contact the following Sport Manitoba Regional Office staff to discuss opportunities to assist your attendance at any Coaching event.

East Region                                                                                  
Regional Sport Development Officer: Shannon Schade                                                                           
Cell: 204-268-0153     E-mail: east@sportmanitoba.ca       

North Region                                      
Regional Sport Development Officer:  Iris Murray
Cell: 204-679-6550     E-mail: north@sportmanitoba.ca

South Region                                                                                                         
Regional Sport Development Officer:  Leanne Traynor                                                                           
Cell: 204-362-0452     E-mail: south@sportmanitoba.ca

West Region
Regional Sport Development Officer:   Amy Gabler
Cell: 204-720-0127     E-mail: west@sportmanitoba.ca or amy.gabler@sportmanitoba.ca

Winnipeg Region
Sport Development Officer:    Amanda Daurie
Office: 204-925-5907   Cell: 204-223-4078     E-mail: winnipeg@sportmanitoba.ca


Useful documents for coaches

Understand your Locker - for Equestrians 

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.

EC English Instructor Evaluation demonstration (Youtube video)

EC English Comp Coach Evaluation demonstration (Youtube video)


Coach Newsletters

July 2019: Upcoming Fall Courses. 

May 2019: Equestrian Canada Coach Licensing Survey. Equestrian Canada's proposed coach licensing program

March 2019:  https://mailchi.mp/c0f788712cfe/coaching-events-industry-news

December 2018: https://mailchi.mp/b3981c26ca68/have-you-registered-yet

November 2018: https://mailchi.mp/6b0793333a6f/important-coaching-news

August 2018: https://mailchi.mp/81b885ac50e8/coaches-update-for-august

 

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

Executive Director, John Savard
Phone: (204) 925-5719
Email: mhc.exec@sportmanitoba.ca

Business Manager, Linda Hazelwood
Phone: (204) 925-5718
Email: mhc.admin@sportmanitoba.ca