Monday December 11, 2017
Rally/Training Times

 25/11/17 Working Rally at Gumburn Farm with Laura Bennett

2pm Euan, William, Olivia

timetable for the afternoon:

  • 2pm Mounted Session
  • 2.40pm put ponies away
  • 2.45pm Horse & Pony care – hot chocolate, biscuits and working towards achievement badges (Mucking Out and Care of the Hoof)
  • 3.15pm Finish

Please park in the field on the right – the double gates will be open.

See directions page for directions to Gumburn Farm.


Care of the Foot

Care of the Foot Badge

Care of the Foot

Recognise and point to three parts of the foot
Know how and why to use a hoof pick and skip bucket
Know how and why to apply hoof oil
Know if the pony is shod or unshod


Mucking Out

Mucking Out Badge

Mucking Out

Recognise and use manure scoops / skips / rubber gloves / yard brushes / wheelbarrows.
Be able to skip out a stable safely when pony is tied up.
Assist with sweeping the stable yard and correct storage of tools.
Assist with picking up droppings from paddocks as part of a grassland management regime.