EVENTING COACHES PROGRAM
The USEA Eventing Coaches Program (ECP), formerly known as the USEA Instructors' Certification Program (ICP), educates all levels of eventing coaches to confirm their knowledge base, both theoretical and practical, upon which they will continue to build throughout their teaching lifetime.
Lynda Lewis, Area V ECP Program Rep
Get your copy of Eventing Handbook by the Levels
Have you heard about the new USEA Eventing Handbook by the Levels? Published in 2022, the all encompassing guide outlines clear and consistent guidelines for riders and trainers to refer to when navigating their way through the competition levels. Read more about the handbook and how to access it (free for USEA members) here.
Cindy Burge Memorial ECP Grant
The Cindy Burge Memorial ECP Grant, offered each year by each USEA Area’s Adult Rider Program to one (or more) of its area’s instructors who meet the grant’s qualification standards and is selected as a recipient. These qualification standards include merit as an instructor, service to the sport, potential to provide future benefit to the sport, and demonstration of compatibility with the educational goals of ECP and intention to be assessed for ECP certification.
The grant honors Cindy Burge, a spirited leader of eventing in the Northwest and one of the first instructors to be certified by ECP. With her instructing and competing and her organization of the Deep Creek Horse Trials outside of Spokane, Washington, Cindy benefited eventers every day with her knowledge and experience, her riding ability, and her organizational talent and hard work.
Discounted schooling for ECP instructors
As part of Area V's ECP Incentive Program for instructor and students,
the following cross-country facilities are offering $5 off schooling fees for each student
of an Area V ECP-certified instructor!
Curragh Equestrian Center MeadowCreek Park Pine Hill Farm
Falconwood Equestrian Center Holly Hill Farm Quail Run Farm
Denton Creek Farms Coyote Springs
Huge thanks to these facilities for their support of the Area V ECP instructors.