Level 1

The UKCC endorsed qualification at Level 1 is a general qualification providing an introduction to the basic principles of equestrian coaching. It is open to those who are able to meet the minimum entry requirements, please visit the relevant member body website below for more information or contact the relevant coaching coordinator. 

Coaching outcomes at Level 1

  • Prepare for activities in a safe working environment
  • Establish working relationships with the participants and others
  • Prepare and support participants
  • Deliver prepared activities
  • Conclude the activities
  • Review the activities to help others
  • Continuously develop personal practice

The only organisations currently offering this Level 1 qualification are the Pony Club and Horse Scotland for coaches based in Scotland.

For the Pony Club, all details about courses, costs, entry requirements can be found on the Pony Club website.  It should be noted that this qualification is for coaching general riding and is not only for coaching children and young people. 

For Horse Scotland further details can be found on the Horse Scotland website. Alternatively you can email: info@horsescotland.org

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