Roz Moskovits:  Dressage and Equine Management

Roz Moskovits CTRI

EC Competition Coach Specialist 

Level 2 Dressage Coach

Coach - Clinician - Consultant

Judge - Trainer - Rider

Professional background

Roz Moskovits has been working as a full time professional in the horse industry for the past 30+ years.

A graduate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) Equine Studies Program in 1984, later to become lecturer and riding instructor for the NSAC Equine Studies and Public Riding programs. 

As a working student with John Kersley (3 day event team for Great Britain & Hunter/Jumpers now in Ontario) Roz was introduced to working with young horses, and the training and development of Jumpers for competition.

Roz has competed in many areas of the sport but most successfully up to the Prelim level of Jumper and later at Medium 1 & 2 levels of Dressage. She was a member of the gold medal winning Dressage team for Nova Scotia in the 1994 Atlantic Equestrian Games.


Roz became a fully certified CEF/NCCP (Equine Canada / Canadian Equestrian Federation /National Coaching Certification Program) coach in 1985, and has coached professionally since then. Working with riders from the beginner levels right up to the competitive levels of Dressage, Jumper, Hunter, Breed competitions and all levels of Pony Club. She also obtained certification as a Canadian Therapeutic Riding Instructor (CTRI) in 1991 and was active as a coach and administrator in the local and provincial Therapeutic Riding organizations. In 1998 Roz became certified as an Equine Canada Level 2 coach specializing in Dressage.

In 1995 Roz was the recipient of the

 Sport Nova Scotia 

Equestrian Coaching 3M recognition award.

In 2013 Roz was the recipient of the

 Equine Canada National English 

Level 2 Coaching Award. 

This was followed by the 

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation 

Coach of the Year in 2014.

In the past Roz has held many volunteer positions in the horse industry, both locally and nationally. Some of these have include: Chair of Marketing for the National Dressage Committee; National Director and Vice President of the Canadian Dressage Owners and Riders Association (CADORA); President of the Nova Scotia CADORA; President of Nova Scotia Riding for the Disabled (NSRDA); Director of Industry and earlier VP for Public Relations of the Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation (NSEF); and provincial co-ordinator for the national Junior Young Rider (Dressage) Program.

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SMILE, and remember Charlotte

On May 23rd 2009 the Hearthstone Equestrian Family experienced this tragic loss.

We will always remember Charlotte for her love of horses, her compassion for others, her playful enthusiasm for life and especially her wide and infectious smile.

below are two much treasured photos of Charlotte taken by Myra at a CNHP Dressage show


Recipient of:

The 2013 Equine Canada

National Coaching Award


The 2014 Provincial NSEF

 Coach of the Year Award