Date: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: Adlington Equestrian Centre, Street Lane, Macclesfield SK10 4NT
Cost: £30 paid to Area 4 at time of application. This Workshop will count as Pony Club CPD for Coaches on the PC Coach Directory. It is Assessor Training not Standard Setting
Tutors: Chris Barr & Danielle Dawson
Refreshments: There will be tea/coffee and biscuits provided.
Places are strictly limited to 12 as this is an interactive workshop.
Who is this workshop for? For people interested in Assessing D and D+ Tests. Before attending this workshop, you will preferably have attended a D & D+ Test Standard Setting, and / or have a clear idea of the level required and be coaching this level regularly. Anyone already assessing at any levelis welcome to come along as a refresher.
What are the aims of the workshop? The workshop aims to clarify the skills needed to assess PC D and D+ Tests. Lasting three hours, the following topics will be covered:
- The Pony Club Test Structure
- Discussion on and clarification of what is expected for ‘D Test’ and ‘D+ Test’ Riding and Care
- Preparation for the day
- Discussion on questioning technique
- Practical observation and questioning
- Delivering appropriate feedback
Attendees will receive written feedback to take from the workshop, with guidance on how to progress &will be encouraged to shadow more experienced Assessors at Branch &Centre D & D+ Tests before assessing independently.
What do participants need to bring? Please bring the Test cards for E, D, D+ and C Efficiency Tests, and complete the Pre-Course Work prior to attending the workshop.You can view Efficiency Tests on The Pony Club Efficiency Tests page. Download the Pre-Course Work using these links to The PC Website:
What do participants need to wear? Please dress appropriately to assess. Clean boots, tidy hair and remember that the demo riders will have made a big effort to be there and you will expect them to be well turned out.
Please email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Name, mobile number and email address
Branch / Centre & Area
Last PC CPD attended – date, venue and subject
The level/s you coach and at which Branches and Centres
If you already assess, please confirm which Test level/s
Applications close on Wednesday 30th March 2018
Places are strictly limited to 12 & payment of £30 per person must be made at the time of application by bank transfer to confirm place.
A/C name: The Pony Club Area 4
Keep up to date with information on ‘The Pony Club Area 4’ webpage