Long Term Equestrian Development (LTED) Program
The Long Term Equestrian Development (LTED) Program is open to riders that jump 2'0" and above. This program has been developed to incorporate mental, physical, technical and tactical training in to the programs for the more advanced riders. LTED members will have the opportunities to participate in:
Learn to Ride Program (Rider Level Sessions) for Rider Levels 5 - 8
Seasonal Training Plans
Horse Husbandry Sessions
LTED OCTOBER EVENT
EQUITATION CLINIC - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20TH 1:30 START
Rider Levels 5-8
The Equestrian Canada Learn to Ride program is a national program based on current standards of riding and the Canadian Long -Term Equestrian Development model. The English Learn to Ride program includes levels 1-10. The purpose of the program is to produce well-rounded horsemen and women, who are able to care for and ride their horses in a correct, safe manner. This program is based on the following manuals that outline the basic horse and stable management knowledge as well as
expected riding skills for each level of certification:
Equestrian Canada English Rider Handbooks
Stable Management in Canada book
Additional resources (such as the Developing Equestrians
To prepare for the testing students participate in a variety of clinics at to ensure that they have the skills needed for their level in both riding and stable management. Rider Levels are standard across Canada, so once certified a rider can hold their accreditation across the country.
Our rider level prep clinics run through the Fall and Winter months, with testing taking place each Spring.