For Scotia Series Competitions, an Equestrian NS Membership is required for the athlete and the owner of the horse.
For Breed, NRHA, and other club sanctioned competitions, please refer to the individual associations rules and regulations to ensure you have the required affiliate memberships required for competition.
For Equestrian Canada competitions, requirements depend on the discipline and level of the competition. Before purchasing an Equestrian Canada (EC) sport license, individuals need to have their Equestrian NS membership. Passports and discipline affiliate fees may apply depending on the level of competition as outlined in the Equestrian Canada rulebooks. Click here to access more information on purchasing an EC sport license.
Individuals with Maritime Bred horses and/or ponies can register their equine with Equestrian NS's Maritime Bred Registry. The owner will receive a Maritime Bred Registry card which they can present to competitions or events which require proof of Maritime Breeding.
Equestrian NS has several exciting programs for athletes in different stages of the LTED Pathway.
Equestrian Canada created the Return to Competition Guidelines for the Sport Horse Following a Break in Training to support your horses' safe and progressive return to competition and ensure their health and welfare upon the their return to competition.