|All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless specified. Halts may be through the walk. To be ridden in an ordinary snaffle with the reins in both hands.||RIDER #||7061-1|
|CADORA TRAINING LEVEL TEST A|
|Enter working trot. |
Halt. Salute. Proceed working trot.
|Straightness on centre line. Quality of transitions,|
|6||6||drifting very right of CL. reluctant out of balanced halt|
|2||C||Track left. Proceed to K.||Quality of turn & of trot.||6||6||straights, needs energy|
|Working trot. |
Change rein, working trot.
|Quality of trot. Straightness on diagonal.||6||6||steady tempo but needs forward, frame and connection need to be steadier|
|Working canter, right lead.|
Circle right 20m. Proceed to M.
|Quality of transition. Roundness of circle.||6||6||unbalanced and hollow transition, on shoulders- needs pwer from HQ|
|Working trot. Change rein, working trot.|
Proceed to A
|Quality of transition. Straightness on diagonal.||6||6||obedient needs balance from HQ, straight but needs energy|
|Circle left, 20m in diameter, rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward. Before A, shorten the reins. |
|Forward & downward stretch over the back with light contact maintaining balance & trot; size of circle; balanced transitions||6||2||12||minimal stretch and inconsistent- needs energy and balance|
|7||Btw A&F||Medium walk.||Quality of walk. Transition||7||7||fluid transition with active marching walk|
|8||FXM||Loop, free walk.||Reach & ground cover of walk allowing complete freedom to stretch forward & downward||6.5||2||13||stretchs but needs overtrack and increased swing through back, show more suppleness at X|
|9||MC||Medium walk.||Quality of walk; transition||6||6||needs rounder frame and topline, bend in corner|
|10||CE||Working trot||Quality of trot; balanced transition from walk||6||6||sluggish depart|
|11||E||Working canter left lead & circle 20m in diameter. Proceed to K||Quality of transition & canter. Balance, size & roundness of circle||5||5||wrong lead then counterbent and incorrect shape/sized circle|
Turn down centre
|Quality of turn. Straightness on centre line. Quality of transition & halt.||5.5||5.5||unbalanced to trot, almost walks, not on CL, nice halt|
Leave arena in walk.
|1||Gaits||Freedom and regularity||6.5||2||13|
|2||Impulsion||Desire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.||6||2||12|
|3||Submission||Attention, confidence, ease of the movements, acceptance of the bit, lightness of forehand||6||2||12|
|4||Rider||Position and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.||6||2||12|
|Nicely matched pair. Score will increase when rider ask for power and push from HQ to create impulsion an better connection. Transitions are easier when horse is using his hind end. Work on bend and balance on circles an in corners. Ride more accurate centerlines. Inaccuracy of some movements caused a loss of points.|