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About the Event
The Efficiency Tests provide a staircase of knowledge and progression when taken in sequence. The Road Rider Mini Achievement Badge is a prerequisite before taking the D Test.
To have a basic understanding of ponies.
To achieve confidence in handling and riding a pony.
To improve and enjoy learning about ponies.
To hold more Mini Achievement Badges.
Mount and dismount.
Understand and show a correct position in the saddle at halt.
Be able to hold the reins correctly.
Be able to ride a quiet pony safely, in an enclosed area without the leading rein, in walk and trot.
Approach and handle a pony correctly.
Know basic needs of a pony in summer and winter.
Catch a pony and put on a headcollar.
Proper way to give a pony an apple or carrot.
Lead a pony in hand in walk and turn correctly.
Tie up correctly.
Name simple points of the pony.
Name different parts of saddle and bridle.
Recognise a dandy brush and rubber curry comb.
Keeping a Pony at Grass
‘The Manual of Horsemanship’ - read the sections below:
Points of the horse
Mount and dismount (Omit: to dismount using the stirrup)
The correct length of stirrup
The position of the rider in the saddle
Holding single reins
Handling a horse
Fitting a headcollar
Leading and showing in hand
The parts of a saddle
The parts of a snaffle bridle
Putting on a saddle and bridle
Stable Management Series (Handling & Leading, Health and Condition)
- 4th August D Test£35+£0.88 Service fee£35+£0.88 Service fee0£0
- Sold Out11th August D Test£35+£0.88 Service fee£35+£0.88 Service fee0£0
- 6th Aug D Test£35+£0.88 Service fee£35+£0.88 Service fee0£0