Monday February 6, 2023
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YELA Young Equestrians Leadership Awards

What is the Young Equestrian Leaders Award?

The Young Equestrian Leaders Award (YELA) is a scheme for young people aged between 13 and 25 who want to volunteer within the equestrian industry.

There are progressive levels to work through: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

The scheme not only recognises the time and effort spent volunteering, but also facilitates young people to gain a range of skills and experiences, setting them up to become leaders of the future.

Why get involved?

Embarking on the Young Equestrian Leaders Award scheme is a fantastic way of using volunteering for personal development. The experiences will enable you to gain essential life skills such as communication, problem solving, organising, team working and self-management.

You will also gain invaluable experience of the specific area you are volunteering in, and the roles and skills involved. These skills can include working with young people, event organising, budgeting, fundraising, scoring, and stewarding.

Completing the award shows dedication and can be used to enhance your CV, university, and job applications. Volunteering can help build confidence as you meet and work with new people

For more information and to apply to join the scheme follow this link to the main Pony Club website