The new and exciting Rookie Riders program is a fun and comprehensive program that teaches activities and skills that are fundamental to success in horseback riding. The program was developed by nationally certified coaches and will be delivered across Canada. Rookie Riders includes games, basic gymnastic on mats, movements on a barrel and can even include riding a horse.
Program objectives include:
- Safe and fun introduction to riding skills, horses and horsemanship – Gymnastic and Barrel activities focus on developing the skills used in equestrian sport
- Group and individual activities
- Provides physical, mental, and emotional engagement
- Participants finish with a strong foundation in the National Learn to Ride Program – Level 1 (English and Western); and a Rookie Riders Progress Report and Certificate of Completion
This training will enable NCCP Certified Instructors/Coaches to deliver the Rookie Riders program at their very own facility. As a certified instructor/coach, you will be provided with the resources required to run the program, including: Stable Management Guide and tests, Gymnastic Guide and Instructional Posters, Mounted Lesson Guide, Lesson Summary Chart for easy reference, Progress Certificates with stickers to track their path to completion, and a Certificate of Completion. You will even have the opportunity to purchase your very own Rookie Rider barrel and surcingle!
Don’t miss out on the chance to be one of the FIRST EVER delivering instructors/coaches in the province!
- December 3, 2018