Equestrian Activity Badge – Scout




  • Riding
    • Show you can catch a pony from a field or stable and tack up for riding.
    • Walk, trot and canter a pony.
    • Jump over small fences.
  • Grooming and care
    • Groom your pony correctly and explain why it is necessary.
    • Show you know how to take care of saddlery and other equipment.
  • Horse health
    • Find out about some of the basic health issues affecting horses and ponies, including worms and laminitis.
    • Show you have a basic knowledge of grass management. Show you recognise poisonous plants and the results of overgrazing.
  • Safety
    • Talk about road safety for riding.
    • Explain why you need a hat, body protector, stirrup and other  safety equipment.
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