An introduction to handling a pony

Challenge reference: 5875

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 2
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will show an understanding of basic pony handling and grooming.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Have an understanding of how to groom a pony.

  2. Have the knowledge of how to lead a pony in hand.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify suitable equipment to groom on a pony
    • Demonstrate grooming in preparation for work
    •  Demonstrate how to put on a head collar
    •  Lead a pony effectively around a pre determined course
    •  Demonstrate how to reward a pony