Coaching Courses and Upgrades

2021 Continuing Education Opportunities

Save the Date for Fall Camp! - October 9,10,11 & 17

Did you miss Spring Camp, don't worry it's being rerun in the Fall! Want to know what we will be hosting in the fall? Click Here for sample of sessions that will be available in the Fall! 

 

Zoom Mini Master Classes - registration is now open!

MINI MASTER CLASSES

Each session is $25 + GST ($26.25). Register for 5 or more sessions and be entered into a draw for an Equine Guelph online course of your choice (value +$70). Click the session topic for more information. 

All sessions start 6pm and run up to 2 hours dependent on topic.

Date Session Topic Speaker Registration Closes
March 14 2021 Conditioning the Distance Horse Darice Whyte Closed
March 21 2021 Setting Jumps & Walking Jumper Courses Hugh Crawley Closed
March 28 2021 Equine Nutrition Kim van Cauwenberghe Closed
April 4 2021 Acupuncture & Adjacent Therapies for Equines Dr. Stephanie Snell from Central Veterinary Services Closed
April 18 2021 Tendon & Ligament Rehabilitation Dr. Dave Snell from Central Veterinary Services Closed
April 25 2021 Equine Ulcers Dr. Gillian Dobson and/or Dr. Kirstie Oswald from Elm Creek Equine April 12 2021

 

NCCP Making Ethical Decisions

April 21, 2021, 6:00pm-10:00pm

(Comp-Intro) (Online). Course fee - $40.00

Register: https://thelocker.coach.ca/event/registration/5585 

If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other NCCP course please contact Bree Langlais at bree.langlais@sportmanitoba.ca

Equestrian Canada/Coaches Association of Ontario online courses

EC's ECampus’s live training calendar includes a suite of online NCCP Multi-sport Training Modules tailored to equestrian coaches, offered as a result of EC’s strengthened partnership with the CAC’s Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives. The Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) is graciously supporting the first wave of training modules.

  • NCCP Make Ethical Decisions
  • NCCP Teaching and Learning
  • NCCP Psychology of Performance
  • NCCP Leading Drug-Free Sport
  • NCCP Developing Athletic Abilities

Additionally, EC has developed three NCCP Equestrian-specific Training Modules:

  • EC/NCCP Long-Term Equestrian Development
  • EC/NCCP Design an Equestrian Sport Program
  • EC/NCCP Plan an Equestrian Practice

For information and how to access these courses through MyEC, follow this link.

 

Not just horsin’ around (by Zoom)

Coming soon - Check back for the date

Running a horse business is more than being good in the saddle. Like any business, without good groundwork (this time at the desk) your business income and expenses will run like an unhandled colt. At this webinar, find out how you can set up your basics to get things in control. Hear from experts in accounting, law and insurance on how you can make the most from your hard work.

FREE to current Manitoba Horse Council members; $10 (including GST) for non-members

Registration details will be announced when the date is confirmed.

English Rider Level 6, 7 or 8 Evaluations

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 a Coaching Camp (see April 9 - 11)

English Instructor Evaluation - 2021 (Covid dependent)

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 is (tba) so register soon for time to work on your lesson plans.

Sample form: Instructor Evaluation Details

Sample form: 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

English Rider Competition Coach Evaluation - 2021 (Covid dependent)

Sample form:   English Competition Coach Detail

Sample form: English Competition Coach Registration Form (fillable PDF - please remember to print yourself a copy prior to submitting)

Western Rider Instructor Evaluation - 2021 (Covid dependent)

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 date tba. Completed Lesson Plans (issued by the office on registration) and Emergency Action Plan tba.

Sample form: Western Instructor Detail

Sample form: Western Instructor Registration Form (fillable PDF - please remember to print yourself a copy prior to submitting)

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

Western Rider Competition Coach Evaluation - 2021 Covid dependent

The Competition Coach evaluates the rider skills involved in Western Rider Levels 1 to 4 and Intermediate Rider Basic Training; they may take students to competitions.

Sample form: Western Competition Coach Detail

Sample form: Western Competition Coach Registration Form (fillable PDF - please remember to print yourself a copy prior to submitting)

Equestrian Theory Workshop - 2021 Covid dependent

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. 

Online Multi-Sport courses available through Sport Manitoba

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


Coach Newsletters

December 2020: Coach Licensing & Covid Updates

April 2020: COVID-19 Newsletter

March 2020: March newsletter: Upcoming courses, coach licensing 

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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Phone: (204) 509-2369 (temporary)
Email: mhc.exec@sportmanitoba.ca

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