Horse riding basics - holding the reins

Challenge reference: 7133

Notional learning hours  10
Level WTE1
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will ride the horse or pony holding the reins, or make a plausible attempt to hold the reins, according to physical abilities.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

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

The learner will:

  1. Demonstrate that they can ride a horse or pony while holding the reins.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Show that they are able to understand the principle of controlling a horse by holding the reins,(if they have the physical ability) or by making a plausible attempting to hold the reins
    • Demonstrate the skill reliably on at least two occasions