The purpose of this Junior Sport Policy is to demonstrate how Pony Club Australia facilitates and provides quality equestrian sport experiences for young people in a safe, enjoyable and accountable environment for everyone involved in Pony Club throughout Australia. As duty of care issues become increasingly important, Pony Club Australia, as a junior sport provider is familiar with, and has policies in place to put into practice, procedures to ensure young people have a positive experience in their sport.
The health and welfare of junior participants is central to all Pony Club objectives and include providing:
- safe and supportive environments
- fun experiences
- skill and knowledge development, challenge and the joy of achieving
- access for all to participate
- a clear pathway for development