Sunday December 17, 2017
Checks & Training Required for Adults

REQUIRED CHECKS and TRAINING

Pony Club is updating the system for all adults who are in contact with members.  This will give parents/guardians confidence that Pony Club is providing a safe child environment along with a high level of instruction.  This information will be maintained in an online system which will assist the branches in ensuring all adults working with the members are up-to-date on their qualifications.


Regulated Activities therefore
CHECKS AND TRAINING ARE REQUIRED (click here)

  • District Commissioner
  • Child Protection Officer
  • Head Trainer
  • First Aid Officer
  • Team Trainer
  • Camp/Team Supervisor
  • Coaches
  • Instructors
  • all outside instructors/coaches including swimming, shooting, polo etc…

Activity which involves teaching, training or instructing children AND

Happens frequently (once a week or more) OR
Intensively (4 or more in 30 day period or overnight)

AND Is carried out unsupervised

All overnight supervision must be checked


General Role in Pony Club therefore
NO ADDITIONAL TRAINING OR CHECKS ARE REQUIRED

  • One-off supervised helpers(refreshments, etc)
  • Competition Judges and Jump Judges
  • Parents who help only their own child
  • General Stewards
All of these have the expectation that they will:- be involved in judging, detached from the children/young persons- have no physical hands on involvement

- be involved in the logistical running of an event