What are The Pony Club Efficiency Tests?
The Pony Club Training structure encourages members to take tests which enables them to learn progressively about horse and pony care and riding. The tests are taken at recommended ages and are designed with certain objectives in mind - see below for the order in which tests are taken.
How do I book a test?
Efficiency Tests are booked differently depending on the level being taken:
E, D, D+, Road Rider, C and C+ Tests
These are organised by Branches and Centres - contact your DC, Chief Coach or Centre proprietor if you'd like to book on to one of these
B, B+, Lungeing and AH Tests
These are organised by your club's Area Representative - get in touch with them if you'd like a book a test. Contact details for Area Reps are available on the Committees page.
These are booked centrally via The Pony Club Office. Visit the A Test Training and Test Days page for more details
Tests E, D, D+, Road Rider, C, C+ are organised at Branch/Centre level and do not attract standard fees.
B, B+, Lungeing, and AH tests are organised at Area level.
A tests are organised by The Pony Club Office
Charges to cover venues and Assessors' expenses etc. may be levied at the District Commissioner's, Centre proprietors or Area Representative's discretion.
Current Test Fees
|B Test||£50 per section|
|AH Test||£160 Full Test|
|£60 per section|
Direct Entry / Exemptions
We're delighted to announce that a number of our tests will now be recognised as suitable for direct entry to British Horse Society (BHS) and British Showjumping (BS) examinations, and those holding specified BHS and BS qualifications will be able to take Pony Club Tests at the level relevant to their experience - see the downloads below for more info.