Sunday November 29, 2020
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Efficiency Tests

The Pony Club Training structure encourages Members to take tests which enables them to learn progressively about horse and pony care and riding. The tests are taken at recommended ages and are designed with certain objectives in mind.

C & C+ effciency tests are now available to take in 2 sections

  • Horse & Pony Care
  • Riding

This is following feedback and allows members to follow a core riding or care pathway.

The Pony Club is delighted to announce that a number of their Tests will now be recognised as suitable for direct entry to British Horse Society (BHS) and British Showjumping (BS) examinations, and those holding specified BHS and BS qualifications will be able to take Pony Club Tests at the level relevant to their experience.

Pony Club members who have completed the C test or above are not required to complete the BYRDS Competitors Certificate.

The Pony Club Efficiency Tests

E Test

D Test 

D+ Test

C Test 

C+ Test

Road Rider Test

B Test – Horse & Pony Care

B Test – Riding

Coaching Certificate

Lungeing Test

AH Test 

B + Test

A Test

Hunting Certificate