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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 to maintain a more consistent contact with the bit. All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless stated.JUDGE:Charlotte Trentelman
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RIDER #5719
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NAME:Ann Emory
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Max Pts:360
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Final Score:65.556%
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USDF FIRST LEVEL TEST 3
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

X
Enter working trot

Halt, salute
Proceed working trot
Regularity and quality of trot; willing, clear transitions; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)77Fairly straight. (Camera does not appear to be at C)
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2C

H-X-F

F
Track left

Change rein, lengthen stride in trot

Working trot
Bend and balance in turns; moderate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of trot; willing, clear transitions; straightness; consistent tempo66Nose wags. Frame should lengthen more.
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3V - ILeg yield rightRegularity and quality of trot; consistent tempo; alignment; balance and flow7214
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4I

I

C
Circle left 10m

Straight ahead

Track left
Regularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance; straightness on centerline77
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5S-LLeg yield leftRegularity and quality of trot; consistent tempo; alignment; balance and flow7214Could be straighter to outside aids.
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6L

L

A
Circle right 10m

Straight ahead

Track right
Regularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance; straightness on centerline6.56.5Slightly large.
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7E





Before E

E
Circle right 20m rising trot, allowing the 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, clear transitions6212Maintain energy with more stretch.
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8HMedium walkWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of walk; bend; balance; straightness7214
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9M-V

V
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, clear transitions6.5213Clear rhythm. Needs to march and strech down more.
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10K

A
Working trot

Working canter, left lead
Willing, calm transitions; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner6.56.5Slightly braced. Neck shortens.
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11F-X-MOne loop maintaining left leadRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of loop; positioning; balance7214
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12CCircle left 15mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66Appears large.
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13H-VLengthen stride in canterModerate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of canter; willing, clear transition; straightness; consistent tempo77
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14VWorking canterWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of canter; bend and balance in corners77
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15F-X-H

X
Change rein

Change of lead through trot
Willing, clear transitions; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness7.57.5
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16M-X-FOne loop maintaining right leadRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of loop; positioning; balance6212Appears shallow. Doesn't return to F before corner.
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17ACircle right 15mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance6.56.5A bit large.
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18K-SLengthen stride in canterModerate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of canter; willing, clear transition; straightness; consistent tempo77
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19SWorking canterWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of canter; bend and balance in corner44Broke to trot in transition.
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20CWorking trotWilling, clear transition; regularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner66Early.
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21M-X-K

K
Lengthen stride in trot

Working trot
Moderate lengthening of frame and stride; regularity and quality of trot; willing, clear transitions; straightness; consistent tempo66Haunches trail. Needs to maintain rounder topline and add power.
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22A

X
Down centerline

Halt, salute
Bend and balance in turn; regularity and quality of trot; willing, clear transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)77
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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 hindquarters6.5213Trot lengthenings need to improve.
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3SubmissionWilling cooperation; harmony; attention and confidence; acceptance of bit and aids; straightness; lightness of forehand and ease of movements6.5213Some problems with steady contact.
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4Rider’s Position and SeatAlignment; posture; stability; weight placement; following mechanics of the gaits77
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsClarity; subtlety; independence; accuracy of test66Problems with accuracy.
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Further Remarks: Lovely horse! Some of your figures didn't seem to be the correct size. It would be helpful for your camera person to stand closer to C, as I can't give extra credit for what I cannot see. Also, check the video for stability.
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POINTS:236
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ERRORS:
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SUBTOTAL:236
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SCORE:65.556%
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