Pony 5 Star

The Pony 5* awards start from instilling the correct basics and fundamentals through to encouraging young riders progression onto competitive pony riding through to supporting their step onto horses.

The awards also provide preparation for riders who wish to compete on Home Pony National teams and FEI International teams.

Here is a basic outline of what is required at each level of the 5* awards:

Level 1 – An introductory achievement level for junior riders new to the sport of Showjumping

Level 2 – For junior riders with some experience of Showjumping, who are learning the fundamentals of the sport and are ready to progress their skills.

Level 3 – Junior riders who are competing regularly and have knowledge of how to prepare and look after a pony who is competing and are developing themselves as a competitor

Level 4 – For Junior riders with a broad range of experience in Showjumping, who can prepare themselves and their pony for consistency in competition and can demonstrate knowledge in achieving this.

Level 5 – Aimed at Junior riders who demonstrate consistent preparation and are a role model for other juniors  within the sport. They will show high levels of turn out of themselves and their pony and present themselves well to others. They will have knowledge of training techniques to aid the development of competition ponies and have clear goals about their future within the sport.

Achievement of the 1*, 2* or 3* also mean you qualifiy for the Style & Performance Finals classes at the British Showjumping National Junior Academy Show in August.

Upon successful completion of each level and sign off by a British Showjumping Coach please return the relevant signed coupon found at the back of the PONY 5* booklet to the British Showjumping Sport Team. You will receive a certificate and badge as you pass each level, as well as NAF products and merchandise.


Please enter your details into the fields below to register onto the Pony 5* Programme.
Once we have received your submission your Parent/Guardian will receive an email confirming receipt.

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