Efficiency Tests (E to A)

Information about our Efficiency Tests can be found on this page, if you require any further assistance please contact the Training Team on 02476698300 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The Pony Club Training System

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.  You can download the Test training system to see what order they should be taken in.

Download the Pony Club Training System

Test Fee’s

Tests E, D, D+, Road Rider, C and C+ are organised at Branch and Centre level and do not attract standard fee’s. B, B+ and the Lungeing tests are organised at Area level with Ah and A tests being organsied by the Pony Club office.

Current test fees;
B test- £40 per section
B+ test- £75
The Lungeing Test- £35
The AH Test- £150 for the full test or £60 per section
The A Test- £190 for the full test, £150 for the riding sections and to retake the Lungeing and Training the Young Horse section is £90


Efficency Test Guidelines
Guidelines for Efficiency Tests

Direct Entry / Exemptions

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.

BHS Exams
BHS - The Pony Club exams direct entry details
The Pony Club - BHS qualifications

British Showjumping Five Star Performance Awards
The Pony Club Tests & BS 5 Star Awards direct entry details
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The Scales of Training

Each of the Scales of Training acts as foundation or prerequisite for the next, so when the first scale is in place the horse is ready to begin working on the next.  These scales help to make training more logical and can help horse and rider improve as a partnership.

Download the Scales of Training

The Pony Club Efficiency Tests



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