NSBA and the NSBA Foundation are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2023 Coaches Summit. The Coaches Summit is a workshop presented as a special project of the NSBA Foundation for equine industry professionals, therapeutic riding center coaches, staff, volunteers or anyone interested in exploring opportunities for the engagement and expansion of current or new riding programs for Equestrians with Disabilities. The three-day program features instruction from industry professionals, post-secondary educators, therapeutic riding instructors and business and industry professionals.

The 2023 Coaches Summit will be held at the Temple Grandin Equine Center at CSU Spur in Denver, Colorado, February 20–22, 2023. Applications are open December 1 to January 15, 2023. 

Focus points for the program include exploring the value of competition to therapeutic riding centers, their staff, and the riders and families they serve, as well as networking with therapeutic riding professionals and professional horseman alike. PATH Intl. Certified Professionals can receive continuing education credits for attending the Coaches Summit as outlined in their certification requirements.

For more information about the NSBA Coaches Summit, visit nsba.com/special-projects.

To learn more about the Temple Grandin Equine Center, home of the 2023 Coaches Summit, visit csuspur.org/tgec.

About NSBA:

Established in 1983, National Snaffle Bit Association has expanded from its roots in the Western Pleasure discipline to recognize various disciplines and eight breed associations in competition. NSBA’s mission is to grow the show horse community through various equine programs and events where every activity benefits horses, breeders, owners and exhibitors alike.

National Snaffle Bit Association has more than 20,000 active members and more than 44,000 registered horses across its eight alliance breed organizations. In 2021, NSBA members earned more than $13.6 million in monetary awards at NSBA-sanctioned horse shows. The association sanctioned nearly 600 horse show events and close to 200,000 horse show entries last year.

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