Coach Education


Gail Simms is an accredited EA NCAS Level 2 General Riding Coach and a Coach Educator and Assessor.

Zia Park Equestrian Centre is extremely well equipped for mentoring, training and assessing equestrian coaches. Trainee coaches who are enrolled in EA NCAS Intro or Level 1 courses, PCA NCAS or Cert III and IV in Equestrian Coaching at are welcome. 

Zia Park can provide mounted pupils for assessment tasks and prospective coaches are able to practice in a "real life" setting with our riding school clients and ponies. Trainees can have riding, horsemanship and coaching tasks signed off when the required standard is achieved. Zia Park has assisted many coaches in achieving their qualifications, most of these coaches now work full time in the industry.