EC Western Coaching Certification Course - Information Session

Sponsored by Island Horse Council and PEI Health and Wellness

A meeting will be held on Tuesday May 24 at the House of Sport (old P.V.I.) room 212, at 7 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to clearly outline to all those interested in becoming a Certified Coach:

- Details of all requirements necessary, which will be covered during the course.
- Requirements necessary to participate in this Course.
- Course Schedule leading up to Coaching Evaluation to be held early fall.

Horse Day!!! June 4, 2016 at Strathgartney Equestrian Park

Horse Day is coming!! On Saturday, June 4 from 10-4, IHC will be holding our Horse Day event at Strathgartney Equestrian Park. There will be demos, vendor and barn booths, educational booths and a coloring contest station, as well as many other fun items honouring all types of horse sport and activities.

Please join us in our first annual Horse Day event! If you would like to be a part of Horse Day, please message us for details.


About Horse Day

2016 Membership

General Information

  • You may or may not be aware that in order to participate in any equestrian events hosted by any one of our 12 member clubs, you must be a Member of Island Horse Council by purchasing the $35.00 IHC Membership.
  • ALL IHC Memberships follow the calendar year, so please ensure that you are covered and don't let your Membership lapse.
  • You the member are responsible for your card and may be asked for proof of membership at ANY one of the shows, therefore it is advised to carry your card or copies of your card with you at all times.

EC Materials Order

IHC will be placing an order via Equine Canada on Wednesday, July 6. Anyone looking to order Learn To Ride or Stable Management Manuals, Coaching Materials or Workbooks, please let us know.

The cost is the same as ordering from EC, but IHC keeps a very small portion of the proceeds to help support our coaching and learn to ride programs.

Contact Amy at if you would like to place an order, can be paid via paypal, credit or visa debit directly to EC. Or private message us on FB.

***Coaching Prospects Wanted***

IHC is looking for Coaches! If you are interested in knowing more about the EC Certified Coaching Program, where you may fit in, and what you require to become certified, please let us know!

IHC will be subsidizing and providing an inclusive coaching program for both English and Western disciplines, but we need to know who our candidates are in order to better plan and facilitate these sessions. Potential time frame could lead to evaluations and certifications between fall and year end 2016 depending on candidates.

Show Season Is Here!

A huge thank you to all who organized, volunteered and attended National Horse Day on PEI. It turned out fantastic, and we look forward to an even bigger and better event in 2017.

Horse show season is in full swing for 2016. Take a look at our events calendar for club shows and events, as well as additional fun and training shows held by local facilities, and coaching opportunities. Our facebook page will also have last minute updates and changes, so like our page if you have not already!

Member Discount: Island First Aid Services

Member discount:

For anyone who needs to re-certify or who is interested in getting their first aid training, IHC and Island First Aid Services are now offering current IHC members a great discount! A must have for coaches, and a very good idea for all equestrians, we hope everyone will take advantage of these courses offered island wide.

Discount valid for Standard First Aid and CPR course (most comprehensive)

New Certifications: $85+HST (let us know you are enrolled and we will get your course fee adjusted)