LEVEL SIX RIDING

NAME___________________________________________________


Unit Number

Competence Objective

S/K

Date Achieved

Signature of Coach

6.1

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

S

 

 

6.2

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

K

 

 

6.3

Know  the sequence of footfalls of the horse’s paces.

K

 

 

6.4

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

S

 

 

6.5

Understand the principles of lateral bend through corners and circle lines.

K

 

 

6.6

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

S

 

 

6.7

Be able to maintain and show security and balance in the light seat and jump seat in canter for at least one circuit of the arena.

S

 

 

6.8

Be able to maintain a forward balanced seat in Canter over ground poles.

S

 

 

6.9

Be able to ride in supervised “open order” showing awareness and understanding of school rules.

S

 

 

6.10

Be able to ride, as part of a supervised ride, on minor roads showing good road position, control,  and  awareness of Road safety

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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