Rider

Scout Rider Badge
 
  1. Have a seat independent of the reins and be able to maintain the correct seat position of the hands. Have control of the pony or horse, with a knowledge of the correct side in elementary movements i.e Turns on the move, circles, increase and decrease of pace. Be able to jump low fences.
  2. Know the essential grooming kit and its use.
  3. Be capable of saddling, bridling and rugging up.
  4. Have an elementary understanding of the care and cleaning of saddlery.
  5. Have an elementary understanding of feeding, watering and cleanliness of the horse.
  6. Have a knowledge of the care and working of a pony or horse off grass.
  7. Recognise a loose or worn shoe, risen clench, excessively long foot and know what action to take.
  8. Know the points of a horse.

Note: The holder of a Pony Club Standard C certificate qualifies for this badge.