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PURPOSE: To confirm that the horse demonstrates correct basics, is supple and moves freely forward in a clear rhythm with a steady tempo, accepting contact with the bit. All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless stated. Halts may be through the walk.RIDER #7335
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NAME:Madison Aitken
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 58.966%
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USDF TRAINING LEVEL TEST 3
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

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Enter working trot

Halt, salute
Proceed working trot
Regularity and quality of trot; willing, calm transitions; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)66not on centerline, see A behind you and check out the ceiling lights
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2C

H-X-F
Track left

Change rein
Regularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in turns66active, needs rounder connection
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3A-C
Serpentine 3 equal loops width of the arena
Regularity and quality of trot; supple changes of bend on centerline; geometry; balance5.5211rider leans to turn, horse gets on 4 hand/ slightly above the bit
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4Between C & MWorking canter right leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness5.55.5ned to sit prior to depart/posted into the depart/ leaned in =horse on 4hand
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5BCircle right 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66horse tot be rounder to connection, needs outside aid to bend/turn
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6AWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner5.5211needed prep, rider leans through shortside=jhorse needs bend
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7Before K

K-E
Medium walk

Medium walk
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk6.5213needs energy and march
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Change rein, free walk

Medium walk
Regularity and quality of walks; reach and ground cover of free walk allowing complete freedom to stretch the neck forward and downward; straightness; willing, calm transitions; bend and balance in corner 6.5213shows stretch needs longer steps
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9CWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner; straightness66needs more elastic connection and quieter leg aids for depart n
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10C-A
Serpentine 3 equal loops width of the arena
Regularity and quality of trot; supple changes of bend on centerline; geometry; balance5210primarily above the bit, rider leans/shifts weight to turn/needs bend and balance
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11Between A-FWorking canter left leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness66needs prep fro trans( sit first) / cut the corner and needs bend
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12BCircle left 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance5.55.5steady geometry, needs elastic 1/2 hats for rounder connection horse above the bit
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13CWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner; straightness6212need balance and elastic arms/hands
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Before E

E
Circle left 20m in rising trot, allowing horse to stretch forward and downward, while maintaining contact

Shorten the reins

Working trot
Forward and downward stretch over the back into a light contact, maintaining balance and quality of trot; bend; shape and size of circle; willing, calm transitions6212horse bouncing in the stretch/ needs steady confident stretch
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15A

X
Down centerline

Halt, salute
Bend and balance in turn; regularity and quality of trot; willing, calm transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)5.55.5overshot centerline see A marker behind you.. hor5se moving while rider saluting ( needs immobility)
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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.6.5213
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.5.5211
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66rider looks conficent; needs centered balance on both seat bones and booth stirrups, today appeared to be in half seat in the canter at times,
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions5.55.5accuracy, connection, bend
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Attractive team working on development. rider to focus on balance on both stirrups avoid leaning and collapse over rib cage while turning. develop elastic half halts for steadier, confident bend and connection.
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POINTS:171
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:171
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SCORE:58.966%
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