Pony Club Efficiency Tests
Please check our Website Calendar for training dates and badge rallies contact Kathy Willard or Fiona Pierce for more information.
The pony club tests are core to the ethos of the pony club- from the E test to the Atest. 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 bulds 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