Find a Certified Instructor / Coach Today!
How to Get Started Finding a Certified Instructor/Coach Today!
How to Use: The search engine may be used by one singular or a combination of any of the different optional search items. Note that once one field is utilized it will auto-populate the other fields in the search engine.
- Search by NAME - Type in the first and/or last name of the instructor/coach you are looking to find and hit SEARCH.
- Search by LOCATION - Select the city in which you would like to locate a certified Instructor/Coach in and hit SEARCH.
- Search by DISCIPLINE - Select the discipline (English, Western, Saddle Seat, Driving, Therapeutic, Vaulting) in which you are looking for a instructor/coach within and hit SEARCH.
- Search by PROGRAM - Select the specific type of program an instructor/coach offers and find a list of instructors/coaches who offer it. This is especially helpful for individuals looking for rider level evaluators & participating ticket to ride instructors/coaches.
"Current" Instructors/Coaches: Those with contact information showing are professionally current and active, and have opted to have their contact information displayed. Each "current" instructor/coaches name is hyperlinked to their individual profile page. Click on the instructor/coaches name to bring up more detailed information about that individual and to see what programs and services they offer. If contact information is not displayed, one or more items required to maintain certification has lapsed.
Inactive/Not EC Certified: Certification is an important lifetime achievement. All EC certified instructors/coaches in Alberta, are honoured in this directory. If an instructor/coach is not listed, they have not been certified by Equestrian Canada.
The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) takes pride in all of our instructors/coaches. As such, we are not able to recommend one instructor/coach over another to individuals seeking instruction/coaching. We can however, provide educational resources to individuals on how to select the right level of instructor/coach. If you do not see your instructors/coach's name on this list, please have them get in touch with the Alberta Equestrian Federation directly.
Resources for Athletes & Parents Looking for a Certified Equestrian Instructor/Coach:
- Reasons to Choose a Certified Equestrian Instructor/Coach - Why choosing an Equestrian Canada certified instructor/coach is important to our sport.
- Choosing the Right Level of Instructor/Coach - Shows relation of athletes level, LTED stage, in relation to proper instructor/coach selection.
- A New Rider's Guidebook - Tips for first time horseback riders of all ages.
- Long Term Equestrian Development (LTED) - This program’s target goals are to improve the overall health, well-being, and athlete potential while encouraging life-long participation in equestrian sport.
- Alberta Zone Map - Find your zone and use the drop down search menu above to locate an instructor/coach in your area.
- Coming Soon - Finding an Equestrian Instructor/Coach Checklist - A list for athlete's parents to utilize when searching for a certified Equestrian instructor/coach.
- Coming Soon - What Does NCCP Mean? Who is the Coaching Association of Canada?