The Canadian Eventing Committee is proud and honoured to present to the 2012 Canadian Eventing Symposium on December 1-2, 2012 at the Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park in Langley, BC. This promises to be a not-to-miss, educational opportunity for all riders and coaches regardless of discipline and a great venue for exchanging thoughts and ideas.

The 2012 Canadian Eventing Symposium’s presenters include David O’Connor, Canadian Eventing Team International Technical Advisor, Hawley Bennett-Awad, Rebecca Howard and Jessica Phoenix World Equestrian Games, Pan American Games and Olympic Games Team members with Special Guest Liz Ashton.

The 2012 Canadian Eventing Symposium will combine practical training sessions, riding demonstrations plus special panel discussions. Topics will include dressage, preparation exercises, using gymnastics, strategies for walking and riding show jumping courses, optimizing all round performance, improving technique and rider position, technical questions for cross country and building fitness, The focus of the 2012 Symposium will be Pre-Training to Preliminary/Intermediate.

Saturday, December 1 – Dressage and Gymnastics
1. Dressage – practical training session, improving dressage technique and rider position
2. Gymnastics – practical training session, exercises to improve horses and riders

Sunday, December 2 – Cross country and Show Jumping
1. Cross Country – improving technique, rider position, technical questions
2. Show Jumping – practical sessions plus strategies for walking and riding Show Jumping Courses

Pre-registration deadline is November 23, 2012
1. Package – two days
• EC – NCCP Certified Level 3 /4 or HP1 Candidate Coaches-$160.00
• EC – NCCP Certified Level 1/ 2 or Competition or Comp Specialist Coaches-$160.00
• EC or Canadian Eventing members and General Admission-$180.00
2. Day Fee: $100.00 (per day)

Registrations received after November 23, 2012 or at the door: 110.00 (per day).

Pre-registration is requested using the Symposium Registration Form available at eventing or request a registration form by email at

The Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park is located on 72nd Avenue in Langley, BC,