Equestrian: Pony Play

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Less than 30mins
  • Computer, cones, chalk, obstacles, whistle, stopwatch, beanbags
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
Equestrian: Pony Play
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Activity details

Pony Play is a fun competition that teaches pupils about the three areas of dressage, obstacle and on target that can be applied to riding a horse. 

  • Activity: Group or pairs 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through competition 
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included
  • Pupil roles: Participant, leader, official 
  • Space: Indoors. Ensure the space is suitable for numerous activities taking place simultaneously 
  • Equipment: Computer, cones, chalk, obstacles (such as benches or hurdles), whistle, stopwatch and beanbags


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