Non-Equine Achievement Badges

The full range of non-equine achievement badges can be seen below.

Switch back to our interactive view

Bird Watching Badge

Bird Watching

To be able to identify the following: Robin, Blackbird, Great-tit, Blue-tit, Chaffinch, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, Jay, Mallard, Mute Swan, Wren & Kingfisher.


Camping Badge

Camping - NEW!

To know when is a suitable time of year to camp and the countryside code for their area. Know basic first aid, food preparation, fire safety and know what to take camping.


Farming Badge


To be able to identify most commonly grown crops, i.e. Wheat, Barley, Oats, Oilseed Rape, Peas, Potatoes and Turnips. To be able to talk about harvesting the same and to have a basic knowledge of making hay/silage. To be able to identify three different breeds of cattle and sheep.


Fire Marshal Badge

Fire Marshal

To be aware of danger and your own safety. To have knowledge of how a fire is started.  To have knowledge of what action is to be taken in the event of a fire.  To be aware of fire fighting equipment, and how to use it.  To know why some types of fire extinguishers should not be used on certain types of fires.  To have some knowledge of ways to prevent fires. To understand the role of a Junior Fire Marshal at Pony Club camp.


First Aid (Human) Badge

First Aid (Human)

To be able to treat minor wounds and injuries and to know basic signs of serious conditions and injuries and to know how to get adult help in case of an accident.


Fundraising Badge


To understand the need for fundraising, be able to name a variety of recognised equine and animal welfare charities and assist with the organisation of and participate in a fundraising event for a recognised charity. This could be your Branch or Centre of The Pony Club.


Knots Badge


To be able to identify and tie 6 recognised knots from a selection.


Map Reading Badge

Map Reading

To be able to follow a route on an Ordnance Survey Map and to point out features marked on same i.e. railway, church, bridleway, footpath, quarry etc.


Pet Sense Badge

Pet Sense - NEW!

Be responsible for the daily care of a pet for 3 months and ensure that it is healthy and happy. Produce a diary showing that you have: Provided a suitable diet, provided a safe place for it to live and given regular exercise as appropriate.


Poisonous Plants Badge

Poisonous Plants

To be able to identify poisonous plants as listed in the Manual of Horsemastership.


Public Speaking Badge

Public Speaking

Giving a two-minute talk on any one of the achievement badges. The badge is designed to help aid candidates to speak clearly for Pony Club tests.


Trees Badge


To be able to identify the following: Oak, Ash, Beech, Sycamore, Lime, Holly, Yew, Horse Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut, Birch, Hazel and Larch.


Wildlife Badge


To be able to identify the following: Badger, Fox, Hare, Mole, Otter, Rabbit, Stoat, Weasel, Red/Grey Squirrel, Red/Fallow/Roe Deer.


Working Dogs Badge

Working Dogs

To be able to identify any twelve breeds of working dogs and describe in which sphere they are traditionally used.


Copyright ©2014 The Pony Club Registered Charity No: 1050146 | Incorporated as a Company Limited By Guarantee Registered in England No: 3072475