Wednesday September 27, 2023
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How to become a PC Coach

 Becoming a Pony Club Coach

Members aged 16 and above with C+ or B Test can do a one day course to become a Pony Club Coach. Qualified coaches earn £15 – £20/hr for teaching D and D+ level rallies and while you are training you can earn a bit of pocket money.

‘Introduction To Pony Club Coaching’ Course

Who is this course is for?

• Pony Club Members who are 16 yrs or older and hold B test (some exceptions for C+) and are enthusiastic to teach at D/D+ level.

• Past members/supporters/parents over 25 yrs who have sound horse knowledge and are enthusiastic to teach at D/D+ level

• Pony Club Instructors at any level who want to refresh their ideas or check they are in line with best practice

What is the course aim?

• To help and encourage aspiring Pony Club senior Members to utilise the knowledge they have gained from past Pony Club experience and enable them to start to coach others in a safe, effective and confident way.

• To support and encourage past Members / supporters / instructors and Members to use their enthusiasm, knowledge and experience to start to coach others in a confident, fun safe and effective way.

How is the course delivered?

This course develops participants through discussion, group work and most importantly, activity. All participants will have the opportunity to teach.

The emphasis is on drawing together the wide range of experiences that tutors and participants bring and making those experiences available to everyone. The atmosphere is fun, friendly, welcoming and supportive.

Participants need to bring a packed lunch / Pony Club Manual / notebook and pen. You will be given a copy of the Coaches’ Handbook (£18 from HQ).