World Combined Ponies Championship 2005

Team Trainer

The BHDTA is keen to develop a training programme to produce medal-winning teams at World Championship level. To fulfil this initiative, the Council is inviting applications for the position of Team Trainer.

Selection of the candidate will be by a panel consisting of the BHDTA Chairman, the Chairman of the Training and Judges Subcommittees, a senior International Judge and the Class Representatives.

The Trainer will be recognised as the ?Official Team Trainer? for that post by the BHDTA for a minimum of two years. Training will be funded out of monies raised by the Class participants.

Trainers? expenses will be on the same basis as the Chef d?Equipe for attending the World Championship.

Applications are invited from interested parties who fulfil the criteria and agree to the principles laid down as follows:

a.) To follow the guidelines laid down by the BHDTA Training Policy and the developing Coaching Program and employing the Scales of Training.

b.) To have proven success at National and International level

c.) To be available to meet an agreed programme of clinics and develop a performance strategy

d.) Agree to work with and alongside other specialist Coaches for team building, motivation and development.

e.) Agree to work with the Chair of Judges and to review performances throughout the period of appointment.

f.) To advise the Ratification Panel as required

The applicant will be required to submit a plan for development of the Team and detailed training program to the Panel.

For further information, applicants may contact the Chairman of the Training Committee - Sydney Smith, email:

All applications must be in writing and include a CV to the BHDTA Office no later than the 12th of JUNE.