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

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

Level II

Instructors of riders at Training, Training Three-Day, Modified, and CCI* level riding/training/competing and horse care

Level III

Instructors of riders at Preliminary/CCI2* and Intermediate/CCI3* level riding/training/competing and horse care

Level IV

Instructors of riders at Advanced/CCI4 level 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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