LEVEL FIVE RIDING

Unit Number

Competence Objective

S/K

Date Achieved

Signature of Coach

5.1

Be able to show confidence and competence in the walk and trot, moving accurately around the arena making progressive transitions in supervised open order.

S

 

 

5.2

Be able to make a correct transition to the canter in harmony with the horse, and maintain it around the arena.

S

 

 

5.3

Be able to ride in Walk and Trot with the reins in one hand.

S

 

 

5.4

To show balance over lower leg, and lower leg security within the paces and through transitions.

S

 

 

5.5

To maintain a forward thinking hand and steady contact in the Walk, Trot & Canter.

S

 

 

5.6

Be able to maintain a balanced and supple posture without stirrups, in the trot, for at least one circuit of the school.

S

 

 

5.7

Be able to ride in Walk, and Trot over ground poles

S

 

 

5.8

To be able to maintain and show security and balance in the light seat and jump seat in trot for a minimum of 20 metres

S

 

 

5.9

Know the letters in a 60 X 20 metre arena and be able to draw an arena without help.

K

 

 

5.10

Ride confidently in an enclosed area outdoors in Walk and Trot.

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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