EC NCCP Competition Coach Certification Cohort

Ontario Equestrian is excited to bring a new mentoring and certification opportunity to Competition Coach – English & Western candidates this winter!

Using a cohort working together in a virtual environment, candidates in the group will work together with experienced Coach Developers Danielle Yaghdjian and Barbara Newlands through the training and certification process. The cohort will kick off the training and mentoring process on January 17, 2023 and will work together until late April 2023. 


Equestrian Canada Coach StatusCurrent EC Registered Coach Status
Learn to RideCompleted English level 8, old English III, Pony Club B or Western level 4 and Intermediate Rider Basic Training
Own or have access to Stable Management and Learn to Ride Manuals
ComputerAccess to high-speed internet, video camera, microphone, Microsoft Word or document editor
NCCP Make Ethical Decisions online evaluationSuccessfully completed through CAC
Understanding the Rule of Two eLearning moduleCompleted through CAC
Access to a facilityRiders, school horses and facility

Only 12 spots available. Selected applicants will be charged a registration fee of $620.00 +HST.


WeekDateTime (ET)MeetingNotes
Week 1January 17, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #1Introduction/Guidelines
Week 2January 24, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #2Training Overview
Week 3January 31, 20237:00pm to 9:30pmMeeting #3EC NCCP Long-Term Equestrian Development
Week 3February 2, 20237:00pm to 9:30pmMeeting #4EC NCCP Plan an Equestrian Practice – EAP
Week 4February 7, 20237:00pm to 9:30pmMeeting #5EC NCCP Plan an Equestrian Practice – Module 1
Week 4February 9, 20237:00pm to 9:30pmMeeting #6EC NCCP Plan an Equestrian Practice – Module 3
Week 5February 16, 20237:00pm to 9:30pmMeeting #7Lesson Plan Prep – Assign Topics
Week 6February 23, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #8Lesson Plan Review
Week 7March 2, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #9Analyze Performance
Week 8March 9, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #10Mounted Lesson Plan Review
Week 9March 16, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #11Equitation Lesson Review
Week 10March 23, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #12Lunge Lesson Review
Week 11April 27, 20237:00pm to 8:30pmMeeting #13Cohort Wrap Up

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The deadline for applications for this cohort is January 02, 2023.

Click here to learn more about the OE Coaching Cohorts