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Horse riding

Horse riding is the activity of travelling on horseback. This may be in the form of a course or trek.

Badge Links
Scouts Adventure Challenge Award, Equestrian Activity Badge
Explorers Physical Recreation Activity Badge

How to run/provide horse riding

There are 3 ways of running Horse riding in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running horse riding yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running horse riding using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running horse riding for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for horse riding is:

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