HORSE RIDING PROGRAM JUST FOR WOMEN!
Did you dream of learning to ride a horse as a child but never had the opportunity?
Or maybe you grew up riding but haven’t been back in the saddle forever!
Or better yet, you have had it on your bucket list for the last 10 years!
Well, there is no time like the present to set a new goal for yourself like learning to ride a horse! What’s even better, doing it with other women just like you!
Take part in our Women’s Learn to Ride Program where over the course of 10 weeks we will not only get you in the saddle but get you feeling comfortable and confident. You will learn everything you need to know from how to groom your horse and saddle them up, to transition them from a walk to a jog.
Guess what else? Horseback riding builds and tones large muscle groups and is great for cardio!
Does it get any better than that? Oh yes, it does! Here at EmPower U Equine, you will learn from Equestrian Canada Certified Instructors who are fully insured and will not only provide you with this amazing opportunity but also supply you will a lesson horse and all the tack!
So now is your chance to spend time on yourself learning a new skill, being physically active, meeting new friends, and fulfilling that lifelong dream!
WESTERN RIDING PROGRAM.
At EmPower U Equine, we are committed to promoting the sport of equestrian for anyone who has a passion for horses and a desire to learn to ride. Whether you have no horse experience or have been riding for a while, we will encourage and inspire you to make your dreams of learning to ride a horse become a reality.
Our program is from the ground up to the saddle, promoting proper horsemanship skills and riding skills. We offer peace of mind in our commitment to safety and adhering to Equestrian Canada guidelines. Our program is designed for beginner riders who have little to no horse experience.
ABOUT INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION.
Equestrian Canada's coaching program is developed in partnership with the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and Sport Canada. Equestrian Canada is one of 67 sports participating in the NCCP, which represents coaching excellence in Canada. The EC coaching program is the only Canadian equestrian coaching and instructor certification program also recognized internationally (FEI, IGEQ), and by Coaches of Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee.
The Equestrian Canada National Coaching Certification Program has the following objectives:
To offer an acceptable standard of developing coaching/instructing expertise.
To provide a structure whereby coaches/instructors can enter and progress as they improve their coaching/instructing expertise.
To ensure the integration of the Coaching Certification Program into an overall strategy of coaching education.
To improve the level of performance and competence of Canadian equestrian coaches/instructors and their students.
WHY CHOOSE A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR?
If you are a student looking for lessons ensuring that your Instructor has obtained their certification will verify that:
Has been evaluated at a high level and meets NCCP standards for professionalism and competence as an equestrian coach or instructor.
Maintains their certification, and is therefore dedicated to lifelong learning and advancement through regular professional development.
Has obtained relevant insurance to protect themselves and their students.
Has taken training regarding concussion awareness and prevention.
Has taken training in making ethical decisions.
Has obtained their Respect in Sport certificate.
Has an approved Emergency Action Plan.
To Maintain Certification your Instructor must have:
Have a current SHF Membership
Annual Equine Canada Sports License at the required level.
Provide proof of current Standard First Aid with Level C CPR Certificate on file.
Proof of an acceptable criminal record and vulnerable sector check once every five years.
Proof of the required professional development credits for their specific certification.