August 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am – August 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Willow Grove Stables
De Winton
AB T0L 0X0
Erin Rabeau
403-253-4411 ext 3

NCCP English Instructor/Competition Coach Evaluations

Date: August 22/23, 2019

Location: Willow Grove Stables – De Winton, AB


  • Instructor: $420 + GST
  • Competition Coach: $525 + GST
  • Retesting:
    • 1 component: $110 + GST
    • 2 components: $215 + GST
    • 3 components: $315 + GST

Event Description: This event is for those individuals wishing to test for their Instructor or Competition Coach certification in the English disciplines. IMPORTANT: This is a private event for registrants only. Spectators/auditing is strictly prohibited. AEF or other PTSO membership mandatory for attendance.

Registration: NCCP English Instructor/Competition Coach Evaluations – August 2019 – Credit Card Only

IMPORTANT: If you wish to pay by cash, cheque, or etransfer please contact us directly [email protected] or 403-253-4411 ext 3.

Registration Deadline: July 23, 2019.

  • It is important to note that lesson plans and emergency action plans are also due on July 23, 2019.

Important Event Details:

  • Lesson Plans and Emergency Action Plans must be submitted on single-spaced typed piece of paper in Arial or Calibri fonts in size 12. They may not be submitted as 2 sided sheets of paper.  If being submitted electronically, they should be submitted in Microsoft Word, or PDF format ONLY. They should be submitted together as one single document and not in multiple pages/attachments and may not be sent as a JPEG image;
  • Written Lesson Plan topics will be assigned in advance by the AEF office prior to written lesson plan submissions. This is new effective Jan 1, 2019. If you plan to attend this evaluation, please email [email protected] to retrieve your designated written lesson plan topic in advance to the written lesson plan submission deadline of July 23, 2019;
  • The lesson plan topics a candidate will actually teach on the evaluation day for their lessons will now be assigned by the chief evaluator of an evaluation and will be assigned 5 days prior to the evaluation date via email to each candidate. Candidates will be expected to show up to an evaluation day with new written lesson plans for those topics and have the designated time to teach said lessons on an evaluation day;
  • Emergency Action Plans can be done on your home facility;
  • Templates are available to create lesson plans and emergency action plans. It is important to note that it is not mandatory for candidates to utilize these templates and they are simply provided as a tool and can be used as a guideline if desired. Candidates are welcome to use the template itself or they may wish to use certain elements of it, and add their own detail. Editable template versions are available and can be retrieved by emailing [email protected];
  • LATE submissions of lesson plans or emergency action plans will be subject to a $100 non-negotiable late fee due at time of submission;
  • Lesson plans and emergency action plans submitted in improper formatting will be immediately returned to the candidate to revise and resubmit and will also be subject to a $100 non-negotiable late fee due at time of submission;
  • All other prerequisites for evaluations (including and not limited to: first aid, background check, rider levels, online module completion, memberships, etc) are due no later than August 21, 2019 for this event;
  • Prerequisites: For a complete list of prerequisites, templates for lesson plans/EAP’s, rubrics, and approved topic lists please visit: How to Become Certified

Funding Opportunity: The AEF will strive to provide funding where available to individuals who plan on participating or who participate in provincial educational clinics/events related to equine wellness, athlete development and horse ownership. For more details, and to access the application please visit: AEF Individual Funding Application

Full payment is due upon registration. All fees are non-refundable. Late registrations will NOT be accomodated.


The office is closed to walk-in traffic, but available by appointment, please contact us. For COVID-19 equine community updates, resources and information, please visit our resource page.

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