Intro Competition Badges

The full range of intro competition badges can be seen below.

For full details of each badge download the full syllabus.

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Intro to Dressage Badge

Intro to Dressage

• Understand that Dressage develops in the rider a greater understanding of and harmony with their pony.
• Present correctly dressed with safe tack, correct standard hat & boots.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Endurance Badge

Intro to Endurance

• Present correctly dressed with safe tack, correct standard hat & boots.
• To understand the speed and distance required for shorter Endurance Rides – Levels 1-3 (Robin, Merlin, Kestrel)
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Eventing Badge

Intro to Eventing

• Present correctly dressed for cross country riding with safe tack, long sleeves, body protector and correct standard hat. 
• Demonstrate a balanced cross country position in walk and trot.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Mounted Games Badge

Intro to Mounted Games

• Present correctly dressed with safe tack, correct standard hat & boots.
• To know that “Mounted Games provides an opportunity for Branch and Centre Members to compete against other teams and to encourage a high standard of riding”.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Polo Badge

Intro to Polo

• Recognise the tack their pony is wearing.
• Be able to bandage the pony’s legs.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Polocrosse Badge

Intro to Polocrosse

• Explain the correct tack for pony and rider
• Be able to explain the layout of the field
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Pony Racing Badge

Intro to Pony Racing

• Present correctly dressed with safe tack, neck straps, correct standard hat & boots.
• To know that “Pony Racing provides an opportunity for Branch and Centre members to compete against each other at Racing and to encourage a high standard of riding”.
For full details download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Show Jumping Badge

Intro to Show Jumping

• Present correctly dressed for a Pony Club Show Jumping competition.
• Be able to demonstrate at a halt the correct position over a fence.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)

Intro to Tetrathlon Badge

Intro to Tetrathlon

• To be able to swim without armbands
• Know how many points are achieved for swimming 4 lengths at minimus level.
For full syllabus download PDF file (see above)



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