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PURPOSE: To confirm that the horse demonstrates correct basics, and in addition to the requirements of Training Level, has developed the thrust to achieve improved balance and throughness and maintains a more consistent contact with the bit.
All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless stated.
JUDGE:Ida Norris
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RIDER #6230
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NAME:Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt
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Max Pts:290
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Final Score:62.414%
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USDF FIRST LEVEL TEST 1
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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, clear transitions; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)88
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2C

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Track left Half circle left 10m, returning to track at HRegularity and quality of trot; shape and size of half circle; bend; balance; straightness77needs a little more impulsion for longer moreland steps
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3B-XHalf circle right 10m, returning to track at MRegularity and quality of trot; shape and size of half circle; bend; balance; straightness6.56.5tilt from left rein and stiff bending / short tracking
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4C

Before C

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Circle left 20m in rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward while maintaining contact Shorten the reins Working trotForward and downward stretch over the back into a light contact, maintaining balance and quality of trot; bend; shape and size of circle; willing, clear transitions4.529used the corners ( so wasn't a circle) also very egg shaped ( long) .. horse did not really stretch / poll really not below withers and accuracy
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Change rein, lengthen stride in trot Working trotModerate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of trot; straightness; consistent tempo; willing, clear transitions; bend and balance in corner66conservative / video grainy.. if you have a way to improve quality for next time please select higher pixel/quality
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6AMedium walkWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of walk; bend and balance in corner; straightness7214
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Change rein, free walk Medium walkRegularity and quality of walks; reach and ground cover of free walk allowing complete freedom to stretch the neck forward and downward; straightness; willing, clear transitions6212needs to stretch moreconsistnely and to show over track
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8M

C
Working trot

Working canter left lead
Willing, clear transitions; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner5.5211unclear canter depart / bracing in trot trans
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9H-VLengthen stride in canterWilling, clear transition; moderate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of canter; straightness; consistent tempo66conservative/ topline bracing
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10VCircle left 15m Develop working canter in first half of circleWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance77looks rounder to the bridle here
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11F-X-H

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Change rein Working trotWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness66rider looks down and leans over to turn to diagonal/ horse gets out of balance and unsteady
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12CWorking canter right leadWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of canter; bend and balance in corner6.5213rider leans on right stirrup at depart, horse avoids bend in corner
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13M-PLengthen stride in canterWilling, clear transition; moderate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of canter; straightness; consistent tempo6.56.5some bracing / conservative / wide hands and tight 4 arms
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14PCircle right 15m Develop working canter in first half of circleWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance77
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15AWorking trotWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6.56.5looks down/ leans forward- horse falls out of the center- needs preparation and balance , hands wide and 4 arms tight
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Change rein, lengthen stride in trot Working trotModerate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of trot; straightness; consistent tempo; willing, clear transitions; bend and balance in corners55began reasonably well and stopped pushing before x .. .. then coated / nearly stopped at R
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Half circle left 10m Down centerline Halt, saluteBend and balance in half circle; regularity and quality of trot; willing, clear transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)66put whip in the fingers of the hand holding the reins.. do not salute with whip in the shand. ( or salute with the opposite hand is acceptable) You missed the enterline ( see A behind you until you got to the halt.. so that is quite inaccurate on the line)
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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; elasticity of the steps; suppleness of the back; engagement of the hindquarters6212short steps in the trot tour and back appears tight
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3SubmissionWilling cooperation; harmony; attention and confidence; acceptance of bit and aids; straightness; lightness of forehand and ease of movements6.5213
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4Rider’s Position and SeatAlignment; posture; stability; weight placement; following mechanics of the gaits66slight chair seat. needs thighs down and back. check BDS website for 2 videos about exercises to recognize and correct chair seat. need hands closer together to be more supple in connection
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsClarity; subtlety; independence; accuracy of test6.56.5
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VERy pretty Horse! rider work to get legs down and back and more in connection with horses sides. Hands to be closer together and more elastic. then work on accuracy.
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POINTS:181
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:181
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SCORE:62.414%
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Ida Norris BDS 11/2020
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