MHC Provincial Officials

MHC Provincial Officials Program

Manitoba Horse Council is pleased to offer a Provincial Officials Program (POP) for those wishing to to become involved in the sport as equestrian officials. POP offers training and professional development to recruit and sustain our sport with well-trained officials. 


Applicants for Provincial Official Certification must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older (16+ may be in training)
  • Be a member in good standing with MHC
  • For some official certifications, competition experience relevant to the position will be required.
  • Submit a comprehensive application form which includes past equine activity, and letters of reference from others in the industry. 

Safe Sport requirements (highly recommended)

  • MHC-approved concussion awareness training (i.e. Making Headway in Sport)
  • MHC-approved Safe Sport requirements (i.e. Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders or CAC Safe Sport training)

On satisfactory completion of all steps, the Officials Committee of MHC will issue a certificate of completion and the applicant's name and contact information will be entered on MHC's website.

If you wish to be added to our mailing list which encompasses courses for all equestrian professionals in Manitoba, please email [email protected]

In 2023, MHC will offer a Provincial Officials Foundation course - this will be available online through the Equine Guelph portal. Stay tuned for further detail!


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