Meerkat Horse-Riding Badge
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Do the following:
- Show that you know how to dress safely for riding. Explain why it is important to wear a hard hat and the proper footwear.
- Point out the main body parts of a pony or horse.
- Name four types of horse.
- Point out the main parts of a saddle and bridle.
- Show how to approach a pony or horse correctly.
- Show how to mount and dismount a horse safely.
- Show the correct way to sit in the saddle.
- Show how to hold the reins correctly.
- Show how to walk and trot safely in an enclosed area, on or off a leading rein.
- Show you can do TWO of these skills on or off a leading rein:
- walking without stirrups.
- walking on a loose rein and shortening the reins.
- do around the world.
- throw and catch a ball.
- riding over a single pole or very small fence.