Hylee Training currently offers the Rider Level program it’s a great way to Earn high school credits or just find out and define a clear path of where your riding is going and what you need to work on. The program is available to riders in elementary school and up. High school credits available only for high school students. You must begin the program before June to allow time to complete levels before your credits are due.
HCBC (Horse Council of BC) currently administers the EC’s (Equine Canada) rider level program for High School Credits. Below is the overview for the program. If you are interested in becoming involved, please let me know.
What is the rider program?
The Equine Canada English Learn to Ride Program was developed for individuals who wish to learn safe horsemanship and practices. The purpose of this program is to produce safe and knowledge? able horse people and to assist in the development of future instructors and coaches. The Rider Level 1?8 program is a national program with national standards that rewards all riders, recreational or competitive, for advancing their learning with Certificates of Achievement and badges. This program provides riders and coaches with an attainable progression throughout the rider level framework. In addition, the program encourages all riders to ride, learn and enjoy the sport of riding while providing guidelines to coaches and instructors. At each level the candidate must successfully complete a written, practical and riding test.
What are the requirements to get High School credits for the rider program?
• Must be a Horse Council of BC member (approx. $30)
• Discuss with guidance counselor beforehand
• Inform your coach you would like to participate
How is it possible that students get high school credits for riding?
The ministry of Education has allowed the rider level program to be eligible for High School Credits towards graduation under the Occupational program. The ministry allows this with an expectation that appropriate time has been put into studying, riding and being tested.
How does the credit system work?
• English rider 2 – 2 credits
• English rider 6 – 4 credits
• English rider 8 – 4 credits
Are there additional costs for this program?
Besides your regular riding lessons the following fees apply:
• HCBC Membership (approx 30 per year)
• Books ($30 each)
• Each test ($16.80 (including HST))
For more information please contact us