The Pony Club Training structure encourages members to take tests which enables them to learn progressively about horse and pony care and riding. The tests are taken at recommended ages and are designed with certain objectives in mind - see below for the order in which tests are taken.
Efficiency Tests are booked differently depending on the level being taken:
E, D, D+, Road Rider, C and C+ Tests
These are organised by Branches and Centres - contact your DC, Chief Coach or Centre proprietor if you'd like to book on to one of these
B, B+, Lungeing and AH Tests
These are organised by your club's Area Representative - get in touch with them if you'd like a book a test. Contact details for Area Reps are available on the Committees page.
These are booked centrally via The Pony Club Office. Visit the A Test Training and Test Days page for more details
Progressive Tests allow Members to work towards Tests in between Efficiency Test levels E and C+. There are four levels of Progressive Tests; Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
Bronze Award 3 Objectives
Bronze Award 2 Objectives
Bronze Award 1 Objectives
Silver Award 3 Objectives
Silver Award 2 Objectives
Silver Award 1 Objectives
Gold Award 3 Objectives
Gold Award 2 Objectives
Gold Award 1 Objectives
Platinum Award 3 Objectives
Platinum Award 2 Objectives
Platinum Award 1 Objectives
The Pony Club offers members the chance to work towards a range of equine and non-equine achievement badges designed to encourage them to engage with training, horse care and nature.
The current badges are: