7 SEPTEMBER 2019 | BACCHUS MARSH PC
Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Road, Bacchus Marsh
WHAT IS THIS ABOUT?
Pony Club Australia have updated the Syllabus of Instruction that all Pony Clubs around Australia use as a basis for Instruction at rallies and of course rider certificate levels.
Part of that reveiw is to include Equitation Science training principles incorporating groundwork and
ridden work that will be introduced at all levels from E through to A certificates in Pony Club.
WHAT IS EQUITATION SCIENCE?
- The field of equitation science first emerged as a discipline in 2006 to combine learning theory, biomechanics and ethology to examine the salience and efficacy of more traditional horse training techniques.
Put simply, equitation science prioritises how the horse learns and, in doing so, it aims to inform and improve horse-human interactions both in hand and under saddle.
WHO SHOULD COME?
- ALL Coaches - All levels of Pony Club from E Certificate to A certificate will have changes made to their curriculum
Riders - all levels
Club officials - DC’s, Rally Planners, Club Chief Instructor’s, etc
Zone officials - Deputy Chief Instructors, Zone Assistants, Certificate Examiners, etc
NCAS State Trainers and Assessors