A Level

The A certification is the highest riding certification available to members. The A is able to ride mounts at various levels of schooling with judgment, tact and effectiveness; to train young mounts; and to retrain spoiled mounts. Like the C-3 and the B, the A understands and is able to explain the reasons for what he or she is doing as well as demonstrate the skills required. The A understands and demonstrates a variety of training techniques and discusses their training techniques as a trainer. The minimum age requirement to take the A certification is 16 years old.

*** All Upper level checklists, standards, study materials, and other resources are available under "Information on National Level Testing" on the national USPC website.  Access to these materials may require a valid username and password to login to the national USPC website.