BIRD WATCHING
To be able to identify the following: Robin, Blackbird, Great-tit, Blue-tit, Chaffinch, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, Jay, Mallard, Mute Swan, Wren & Kingfisher.

BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
To be able to identify popular species of butterflies, recognise the difference between butterflies and moths and understand their life cycle.

FARMING
To be able to identify most commonly grown crops, i.e. Wheat, Barley, Oats, Oilseed Rape, Peas, Potatoes and Turnips. To be able to talk about harvesting the same and to have a basic knowledge of making hay/silage. To be able to identify three different breeds of cattle and sheep.

WILD FLOWERS
To be able to identify the following: Buttercup, Daisy, Foxglove, Bluebell, Cowslip, Dandelion, Primrose, Forget-me-not, Red/White Campion, Snowdrop, Poppy and Clover.

MAP READING
To be able to follow a route on an Ordnance Survey Map and to point out features marked on same i.e. railway, church, bridleway, footpath, quarry etc.

POISONOUS PLANTS
To be able to identify poisonous plants as listed in the Manual of Horsemastership.

TREES
To be able to identify the following: Oak, Ash, Beech, Sycamore, Lime, Holly, Yew, Horse Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut, Birch, Hazel and Larch.

WILDLIFE
To be able to identify the following: Badger, Fox, Hare, Mole, Otter, Rabbit, Stoat, Weasel, Red/Grey Squirrel, Red/Fallow/Roe Deer.

WORKING DOGS
To be able to identify any twelve breeds of working dogs and describe in which sphere they are traditionally used.

PUBLIC SPEAKING
Giving a two-minute talk on any one of the achievement badges. The badge is designed to help aid candidates to speak clearly for Pony Club tests.

FIRST AID (HUMAN)
To be able to treat minor wounds and injuries and to know basic signs of serious conditions and injuries and to know how to get adult help in case of an accident.

STARGAZER
To be able to identify 6 different stars/planets/group of stars

KNOTS
To be able to identify and tie 6 recognised knots from a selection

FLAGS OF EQUESTRIAN NATIONS
To have knowledge of eight equestrian nations, their Capitals and flags, competing in the various disciplines

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