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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 #6826-1
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NAME:Courtney Lobel
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JUDGE:Robyn Nunnally
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Max Pts:180
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Final Score: 63.889%
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USEA BEGINNER NOVICE TEST A
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A - X - M

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Enter working trot

Track left
Straightness of entry; regularity and quality of trot; balance on turns77steady
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2ECirce left 20 meters, working trotQuality and regularity of trot; bend, balance, size and shape of circle6.56.5could be softer in jaw
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3Between K & AWorking canter left leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits, bend and balance66hollow
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4ACircle left 20 meters working canterQuality and regularity of canter; bend, balance, size and shape of circle6.56.5slightly tight in poll
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5Between F & BWorking trotBalance and quality of transition; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness77
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6Between M & CMedium walkWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk66be more clear with trans
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7H - X - F Free walkRegularity and quality of walk; reach and ground cover allowing complete freedom to stretch the neck forward and downward66snatched reins at start; encourage more stretch out and more energy
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8Between F & ADevelop medium walkWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk77
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Working trot

Circle right 20 meters working trot
Quality and regularity of trot; bend, size and shape of circle66tight over back; could be more even in steps
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10Between H & CWorking canter right leadWilling, calm transitions; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance66tense neck
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11CCircle right 20 meters working canterQuality and regularity of canter; bend, balance, size and shape of circle66poll/jaw could be more relaxed
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12Between M & BWorking trotBalance and quality of transition; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness66be more supple in contact
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13K - X - GOnto centerlineBalance on turns; quality and regularity of trot77steady
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14GHalt through walk, saluteWilling, calm transition; straight attentive halt; immobile (min 3 seconds)6.56.5playful with head but straight
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity6.56.5could be more even at times in the trot
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.6.56.5Could be more forward and supple
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3SubmissionAcceptance of the bridle. Attention and confidence. Harmony. Lightness of the forehand. Ease of movements.66quieter in the mouth and more elasticity
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4RiderPosition and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.6.56.5develop half halts to keep neck/back more relaxed
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Willing horse! Improve this performance with a rounder topline and more bend/flexion to the inside. NO NOSEBAND NOT ALLOWED.
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POINTS:115
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:115
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SCORE:63.889%
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