Online Trainer Certification Course

In response to USHJA member input that the educational requirement for the Trainer Certification Program be more affordable and easily accessible, USHJA has partnered with to offer TCP applicants an online educational option. The cost of the Online Trainer Certification Course is $200, which includes a complimentary 6-month subscription of This gives TCP applicants access to Equestrian Coach’s extensive library of videos in addition to the TCP course materials.

Enroll in the Online Trainer Certification Course
Login to your USHJA account and click "TCP Payment" under the USHJA Trainer Certification Program section. Then check the payment box for the Equestrian Coach TCP Online Education.

Upon the expiration of this complimentary 6-month subscription, all USHJA Certified Trainers and their riders are eligible for a discounted annual membership of $99 on through its EDU discount program. That is a savings of 67% off the regular price! To get this discount, Certified Trainers can submit a request by clicking here.

The Online Trainer Certification Course consists of 11 videos with a total runtime of approximately 5 hours. Applicants will be required to watch and complete a short quiz on each video.

Course Name & Instructor


Brief History Of The American Hunter-Jumper Forward Riding System
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Form Follows Function
Instructor: Cynthia Hankins
George Morris Teaching And Training The American Way
Instructor: George Morris
Fundamentals of Flatwork - Basic
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Building Blocks To A Great Position 1-3
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 4 Jumping Phase
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 5 To Sit or Not to Sit
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Controls of the Horse Part One - Rein Aids
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Controls Of The Horse Part Two - Leg Aids
Instructor: Bernie Traurig
Shortening And Lengthening Exercises Over Jumps
Instructor: Julie Winkel
Fine-Tuning Downward Transitions & Trot Fences
Instructor: Missy Clark

TCP Clinics Calendar
USHJA Certified Trainers
Alina Brazzil – (859) 225-6705