Pony Club Efficiency Tests
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The pony club tests are core to the ethos of the pony club- from the E test to the A test. They are arranged to be taken in a structured way. They aim to sequentially build on your knowledge not only in riding but in pony care and horsemanship.
Mini Achievement Badges – Many of these can be taken at the Mini Rallies and Mini Camp
Equine Achievement Badges – Many of these can be taken at the Mini Rallies and Mini Camp
Non Equine Achievement Badges – Many of these can be taken at the Mini Rallies and Mini Camp
E Test A nice simple test aimed at our youngest members and involves just walk and trot. Age: 4 +
D Test This test is also at walk and trot but a little more balance is needed. Age: 8+
D+ Test This includes walk trot and canter, a small jump and hopes to show some simple elements of the rider caring for their own pony Age: 10+
Road Rider Achievement Badge This is needed before the C test certificate can be awarded
C Test This test involves a more secure seat, a small course of jumps and the pony care is more complex Age: 11+
C+ Test This involves all paces, riding cross country and some more complex flatwork, and builds on the care of the C test knowledge Age: 13+
B Test This is divided into two halves Riding and Pony Care If you achieve this you are entitled to proceed to BHS stage 3 Age: 15+
A and H Tests The A test is the pinnacle of the pony club with approximately only 10-20 tests awarded every year