Para-Equestrian Seminar Deadlines Approaching

first_img Horse Sport Enews Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind the para-equestrian community that the registration deadline of March 9, 2018 is fast approaching for two upcoming educational opportunities at the EC offices in Ottawa, ON:Para-Equestrian Classification Information Session: March 16, 2018.Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar: March 17-18, 2018.Please note that the deadline for the Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar has been extended to March 9, 2018.Para-Equestrian Classification Information Session: March 16, 2018The Para-Equestrian Classification Information Session is open to the general public.What Will the Information Session Cover?Key components of the information session will include:An overview of the classification process and classification profiles.Information on neuromuscular disorders and classification of the visually impaired.Details on the rules and use of adaptive aids.How to RegisterRegistration Form: Para-Equestrian Classification Information Session Registration FormCost: FreeRegistration Deadline: March 9, 2018Submit To: [email protected] Classifiers Seminar: March 17-18, 2018The Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar is open to physiotherapists and medical physicians interested in becoming EC Classifiers.What Will the Seminar Cover?Key components of the seminar will include:An overview of the classification process and classification profiles.Information on neuromuscular disorders and classification of the visually impaired.Details on the rules and use of adaptive aids.Opportunities to practice classification and gain hands-on experience.How to RegisterRegistration Form: Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar Registration FormCost: Admission is free. $40 charge per participant, which covers lunch on both days.Registration Deadline: March 9, 2018Submit To: [email protected] EC National ClassifiersAn EC National Classifier is a person authorized by EC to conduct evaluations for athletes who are ready to compete at EC Silver and Gold competitions. A classifier assesses athletes in accordance with the methods and standards of the Fédération Équestre International (FEI), as outlined in the FEI Classification Manual.Becoming a classifier is an opportunity to give back to the community, enhance the life of a person with a physical or visual impairment, and grow both professionally and personally. EC National Classifiers play an integral role in an athlete’s journey from grassroots to representing Canada at the international level. By providing assessment, classifiers are essential in supporting athletes and their coaches by helping them to identify and use the compensating (adaptive) aids that are best suited to their needs. EC National Classifiers have the opportunity to become International Classifiers, who are invited to competitions all around the world, including the Paralympic Games and FEI World Equestrian Games.Who Should Attend the Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar?Physiotherapists and medical physicians who wish to become EC Classifiers with the ability to assign competitive grades to para-equestrian athletes should attend the Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar. In order to become an EC Classifier, candidates must have experience working with people with physical impairments, a clear understanding of the para-equestrian system of classification, and the ability to communicate clearly in English verbally and in writing. Knowledge of horse sports is also desirable. SIGN UP More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Email*last_img

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