The Learn to Ride/Drive Program provides the opportunity for individuals of all ages to learn best practices for safe and enjoyable experiences handling, riding and/or driving horses. The purpose of this program is to produce safe and knowledgeable horse people. Whether you are interested in tracking your progress or becoming a certified coach, this program will provide guidance with progressive skill development through the levels.
Through this non-competitive certification program, both participatory and competitive riders are rewarded with Certificates of Achievement for advancing their learning. For more information on athlete development, The Long Term Equestrian Development provides a valuable resource for athletes, coaches and parents. Click here for more information.
The English Rider Level 1 to 10 program has been tailored to assist athletes who seek to further their riding skills on the flat but do not wish to continue over fences. Candidates will have the option at Rider 3 to either take the full riding phase or only the flat section. This option continues through to level 10.
The Western Rider Level Program is based on 4 Rider Levels and the Intermediate Rider Level.
The Learn to Drive Program is designed to provide a progressive learning and skill development.
The program is administered by the NSEF and features English, Western and Driving streams.