Level Six Jumping

Unit Number

Competence Objective

S/K

Date Achieved

Signature of Coach

6.20

Be able to competently and confidently move the horse around the arena in walk, trot and canter in a ride situation and in open order

S

 

 

6.21

Show a basic understanding of the first four scales of training; Acceptance, Rhythm, Suppleness and Contact

K

 

 

6.22

Understand the principles of riding over fences, including the 5 stages of jumping,

K

 

 

6.23

Be able to make a transition into canter and recognise the correct canter lead.

S

 

 

6.24

Be able to ride correct approaches to single fences in trot and canter showing understanding of straightness, balance, speed and tempo.

S

 

 

6.25

Be able to maintain an elastic and consistent contact with the horse through your working period, allowing the horse to stretch as needed.

S

 

 

6.26

Be able to maintain and show security and balance in the light seat and jump seat in canter between 2 fences more than 4 non jumping strides apart.

S

 

 

6.27

Be able to maintain a forward balanced seat in Canter around a course of 6 fences that does not include a combination but does include changes of direction

S

 

 

6.28

Understand distances used in 1 stride combinations for a variety of horses and ponies.

K

 

 

6.29

Be able to ride through a 1 non jumping stride combination in a training situation.

S

 

 

Date Completed________________Signature of Coach_________________________________
Once all of the competence objectives have been achieved, the completed test sheet should be handed in for certification.
All Competence objectives are marked either “S” or “K”.  This indicates whether the requirement is a practical skill that will be assessed by observation, or a knowledge requirement that will be assessed by question and answer .
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