Tiverton Pony Club
& Road Safety)
Visit the main Pony Club website for full upto date information on tests PC UK .
|E, D and
These do not require formal training, and are usually taken during camp in the summer.
E Test (pale yellow felt) min age 4+
D Test (yellow felt) min age 8
D+ Test (white felt) min age 10
|C and C+ Tests
require some formal training, and both riding and stable
management rallies are held.
C Test (green felt) min age 11
You must pass the Road Safety test before you can take your C or C+ test certificate – see below.
Horse & Pony care
Horse & Pony care; and Riding
and A Tests
The standard required for these is very high, and a considerable amount of study and practical experience is required to take them.
For the B test:
For the A test:
Generally training is organised at the area level: please contact the DC if you are interested.
|The Riding and Road Safety Test.
"The aim of the Riding and Road Safety Test is to promote safety on the road by recognizing riders who can show that they ride with courtesy and responsibility, are aware of, and obey the law, the Highway Code and The Pony Club or British Horse Society Riding and Road Safety Manual."
Click here for the formal requirements of this test as given on the UK Pony Club website.
Realistically you need to be at least 12 years old to take this test, which is made up of three parts:
These tests are taken exceedingly seriously, and examined to a high standard: generally a pass requires a score of 80% or better in all three phases.
There is no way you will pass this test unless you have attended the
formal training sessions. Contact DC for full details.
These are a range of badges that are intended to be a fun way of acquiring a greater knowledge of Horsemanship and general countryside matters. They are taught and awarded at specific rallies, and a selection of the badges, which are designed to be sewn onto sweatshirts or bags, is given below.
Click here for the Pony Club website page listing all the badges.
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