Level Four Riding

Unit Number

Competence Objective

S/K

Date Achieved

Signature of Coach

4.1

Independently be able to correctly adjust your stirrups and tighten the girth while mounted

S

 

 

4.2

Be able to hold and use a short whip correctly and know when to use it.

S

 

 

4.3

Be able to pick up the correct diagonal in rising trot without being prompted.

S

 

 

4.4

Be able to ride accurately on the inner track, and ride shallow loops in walk and trot.

S

 

 

4.5

Understand and explain how to ride a correct transition into canter

K

 

 

4.6

Be able to get the horse into canter and maintain it for a few steps, with assistance from coach if required.

S

 

 

4.7

Be able to maintain a forward working hand in all paces and transitions

S

 

 

4.8

Be able to work without stirrups in the walk and for small intervals of trot.

S

 

 

4.9

To be able to ride over 3 trotting poles whilst maintaining a light seat.

S

 

 

4.10

Be able to perform a variety of gymnastic exercises on the horse at halt whilst it is being held. 

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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