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PURPOSE: To introduce the rider and/or horse to the sport of dressage. To show understanding of riding the horse forward with a steady tempo into an elastic contact with independent, steady hands and a correctly balanced seat. To show proper geometry of figures in the arena with correct bend (corners and circles).RIDER #7360
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NAME:Patrice Paulter
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JUDGE:Aviva Nebesky
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 65.625%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST B
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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Enter working trot rising.

Halt through medium walk.
Salute - Proceed working trot rising.
Straightness on centerline and in transitions; clear trot and walk rhythm.6.56.5fairly straight and balanced but head up in halt
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2CTrack left, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77active with supple bend
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3ECircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77forward, nicely over back, leaning on rider's left leg
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4Between K & AMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; walk rhythm.66hollow and pulled into walk with rider leaning back and leg in front
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5F-EFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.6.56.5a little rushed, needs stretch forward and down with longer strides
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6E-HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.66braced and anticipating trot transition
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7Between H & CWorking trot rising.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.66transition early, bouncing in connection, needs more supple bend in corner at M
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8BCircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77circle shape should be rounder esp returning to B- more like oval
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9A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willing, balanced transition and halt.7.57.5
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity77
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.77
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6.5213issues with connection and bend
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66balance in down transitions
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns66size/shape of circles
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Elegant horse, nicely forward. Once horse is more steady inn the connection and bend and rider is better balanced and more independent in seat, scores will increase. Nice pair.
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POINTS:105
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ERRORS:
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SUBTOTAL:105
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SCORE:65.625%
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