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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 #6733
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NAME:Lynn Fitzgerald
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JUDGE:Charlotte Trentelman
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 65.625%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST A
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

Between X & C
Enter working trot rising.

Medium walk.
Straightness on centerline and in transition; clear trot and walk rhythm.33No walk transition.
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2C

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Track right.

Working trot rising.
Balance and bend in turn. Quality of transition.55Trotting C to M.
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3ACircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77Could be more steady in bridle.
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4K-X-MChange rein.Clear trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.7.57.5Good energy. Fairly steady.
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5CCircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77A bit fussy in bridle.
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6Between C & HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.6.56.5Braced in transition.
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7H-X-FFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.77Clear rhythm. Could show more stretch.
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8F-A




A
Medium walk.




Down centerline
Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm, bending in corner and turn.

Straightness on centerline.
6.56.5Above bit in transition at F.
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9XHalt and salute.Straightness; willing, balanced transition at halt.6.56.5Corrected 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 regularity7.57.5
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.7.57.5
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.7214Fussy in bridle.
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse77Leans forward. Balance could improve.
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5Leg should be more secure
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns6.56.5Accuracy at beginning of test needs to improve.
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A lively, active mover! Work to make transitions more
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POINTS:105
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:105
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SCORE:65.625%
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