AH Test

If you would like to take your Test in 2018, please complete the AH test nomination form HERE in full. If you have a query please contact Verity on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 02476698327

Recommended Minimum Age: 17. Only those 16 years or over are eligible for AH Test.

The Pony Club A Test is the highest Test within The Pony Club structure. It is recognised world wide and is very much sought after!  The AH Test is the Stable Management phase of the A Test.  Those who have passed B (horse & pony care) Test only and have been recommended after an assessment by an AH assessor can also take the Test.

The AH Test is divided into four sections; candidates may attempt sections individually or a combination of two, three or four sections. Candidates attempting the full Test (four sections) will be given priority.

The fee is £150 for the full Test, or £60 per section. This is forfeited if the candidate withdraws within three weeks of the Test.

An AH Honours award can be given to a candidate who has reached an exceptionally high standard in all sections of the Test.
Members who pass the full AH Test on one day will be awarded a pass with Distinction.

AH Test Syllabus and Example Timetables

AH Test Dates 2018

AH Test dates for 2017/2018 will be published here when they have been organised.

629th August 2018Brooksby Equestrian Centre, Melton Mowbray LE14 2LJ
1330th August 2018 The Mill house, Byfleet KT14 7RR
1531st August 2018Comeytrowe EC, Comeytrowe, Taunton TA4 1EQ
14th September 2018Inchcoonans Equestrian, Errol, Perth PH2 7RB
7 8th September 2018 Pittern Hill, Kineton CV35 0JF

Applications will only be accepted on the correct form, please complete this Nomination Form

AH Test Training

AH Training day details can be found on the A & AH Test Training page.

Sample Questions

Sample questions for Assessors and Candidates can be downloaded from the Coaching Resources page.


  • Only wear your gloves when actually lungeing, riding or leading a horse. Do not tack up or bandage with them on; it will make you slow and fumbly
  • When checking tack be methodical, look at both sides and only do it once
  • Always untie the horse when looking at its teeth
  • Always hang up the headcollar, or remove it from box if the horse is not wearing it
  • Always close doors, skip out and pick out feet
  • Always give quantities of food in pounds or kilos, not scoops!
  • To check all tack on horses

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