Monday October 22, 2018
Achievement badges & efficiency tests


Tests Taking tests 2016Achievement badges and efficiency tests are a great way to help your child improve their skills and give them a goal to aim for – there’s masses of information to read via the main Pony Club site here

Chief Instructor Sarah Hance co-ordinates all training and testing for badges and efficiency levels, and new dates will be publicised through the regular e-mail newsletter, as well on the website here.

AUTUMN 2018 We are holding two dates for anyone interested in taking pony club tests.

Wednesday 24 October and a second date in October tbc.

Both of these sessions will be taking place at Cammy Furno’s yard, Cleeve Hill, with instructor Cammy and chief instructor Sarah doing the testing. We will be offering E, D, D+ and junior Road Rider if anyone needs this. We will also offer any training for C test with a C test date to be confirmed in November.

Anyone wishing to take C+ Sarah Hance direct to discuss a test date and to arrange training, which we may combine with another Pony Club as last year, depending on numbers. 

All enquries about efficiency tests,  please email Sarah via, mobile 07801 816595 or via Cotswold Vale FB page.

Earn your badges!  

We’re putting on regular badge sessions for our younger (dismounted) members – age up to 11 years as per mini & junior camp.  These are run by Chief Instructor Sarah Hance, and cost £5 per member. These are dismounted rallies (no ponies involved!). Great fun for all!

Wednesday 12 September – Yard Safety badge – 6.00pm-7.00pm at Gotherington Village Hall.

Tuesday 30 October – a special Halloween session!

November – date tbc

Wednesday 12 December – Grooming badge/Handling badge. 6-7pm badges, followed by Christmas disco 7-8.30pm. Please join us for a badge session followed by a Christmas party! With a special visitor! There will be nibbles and festivities for all

This is a great social for the children where they can learn and earn pony club badges and talk about the many aspects of looking after your ponies, all whilst being amongst your pony club friends.

These will be run by Chief Instructor Sarah Hance and cost £5 per member. Great fun for all! Earn your badge on the night!

Please book via email to Lisa Beachus – – and pay on the day. Please note BOOKING IS COMMITMENT TO PAY

Pony Club Badges