ICP Levels Defined

ICP levels are defined according to the riding/training/competing and horse care knowledge and skills that a certified instructor must successfully impart to their students for them to safely and competently meet the challenges presented at USEA and FEI eventing competitions. For identification of the required riding/training/competing, horse care, safety/medical, and teaching theory and practice content for each of ICP Levels, order the ICP Standards Booklet from the USEA office.

Definitions of ICP Instructor Levels

Level I / Novice

Instructors of riders through Novice level riding/training/competing and horse care

Level I / Training

Instructors of riders through Training level riding/training/competing and horse care

Level II

Instructors of riders through Training Level Three-Day Event, Modified, CCI*, Preliminary, CCI2*-S, and CCI2*-L riding/training/competing and horse care

Level III

Instructors of riders through Intermediate, CCI3*-S, and CCI3*-L riding/training/competing and horse care

Level IV

Instructors of riders through Advanced, CCI4*-S, and CCI4*-L riding/training/competing and horse care

Young Event Horse Instructor

Instructors of amateur and/or professional riders riding/training/competing young event horses, including horse care

Young Event Horse Professional Horse Trainer

Professional trainers of young event horses, including riding/training/competing and horse care

These definitions of ICP levels are the same for both regular ICP certificates and the provisional ICP certificates.

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