Develop riding skills for jumping racing

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver RGRPSH406A, 'Develop riding skills for jumping racing'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Demonstrate riding skills for negotiating basic poles and grids.

1. Approved jumping gear and personal protective equipment for riders and nominated horses are selected and fitted.

2. Distances for placement of poles and grids are determined.

3. Effective seat is maintained in all gaits and required movements in negotiating poles and grids.

4. Control of rhythm, speed, line and balance of horse over poles is demonstrated.

Demonstrate basic jumping skills in an arena.

5. Effective, independent and balanced position is maintained in all gaits in basic jumping exercises .

6. Principles of forward movement and straightness, together with correct forward positioning of hands leading to and during jump are demonstrated.

7. Courses are walked and correct strides into obstacles are understood.

8. Courses are jumped as planned.

9. Plans for improving jumping performance are discussed with instructor.

Demonstrate riding a jumping course at speed.

10. Rules for horse and rider when jumping are determined.

11. Condition and features of course and position and characteristics of jumps are assessed.

12. Track characteristics are used to advantage during jumping efforts.

13. Horse is controlled during various phases of the jump and jumping course .

Qualifications and Skillsets

RGRPSH406A appears in the following qualifications:

  • RGR30108 - Certificate III in Racing (Trackrider)
  • RGR40208 - Certificate IV in Racing (Jockey)