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The NSEF Scotia Series is a provincial program designed to promote and encourage participation in western, english, hunter, hack, jumper, dressage, and driving disciplines across Nova Scotia. The program supports community horse clubs, generating interest and encouraging athletes and coaches to achieve personal success at competitions at an introductory or grassroots level.

The NSEF supports and facilitates the activities that take place at qualifying events to ensure athletes of all ages, recreational or competitive, have the opportunity to compete.  Scotia Series rewards athletes and their horse for their dedication by recognizing their efforts at the local, district and provincial level through our series' awards program.

All Scotia Series Competitions are found in our Events Calendar 

Download/view the Scotia Series Rulebook

Organizers who wish to host a Scotia Series competition can contact the NSEF Office for details. Scotia Series competitions can be held in conjunction with other competitions and organizers are not required to host all Scotia Series classes. Simply host the classes you want to hold. 

Organizers submit a date application form as per the Date Application Policy

After the date approval process, organizers submit the Scotia Series Application with the $30 application fee and the bond cheque, copy of the prize list/competition information, and a copy of your competition insurance at least 4 weeks prior to the competition. 

After the competition, they submit any NSEF memberships you collected on our behalf (if applicable), the Scotia Series Remittance Form (1 page), the competition results and the $3 per competitor fee (one fee per competitor in the Scotia Series competition).  This fee can be charged directly to the competitor or included in the competition administration fee.  The fees go towards year-end awards and the administration of the Scotia Series.

Scotia Series District & Provincial Awards

The Awards are presented at our Annual Awards Reception in November.  The Scotia Series Points are available for competitors to check throughout the year and there is a short final audit once all of the results are entered (normally early October).  

Scotia Series Provincial Championships

Stay tuned for information on the 2021 Scotia Series Provincial Championships, tentatively slated for Thanksgiving weekend in Truro.