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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 #6277-1
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NAME:Jamie Lyle
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: Elimination
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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.77nicely strai8ght just a little unsteady in the connection
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Track right.

Working trot rising.
Balance and bend in turn. Quality of transition.66some irregular steps behind /ccould be steadier to connection
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3ACircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.66short tracking behind/ hind legs irregular
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4K-X-MChange rein.Clear trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.55head nodding in the front horse irregular.. rider has slightly stiffened arms
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5CCircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.55/head nodding irregular
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6Between C & HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.66
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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.66needs poll below withers and more ground cover
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8F-A




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Medium walk.




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

Straightness on centerline.
66long/short
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9XHalt and salute.Straightness; willing, balanced transition at halt.77square halt but horse nodding head alot
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity44irregula check for comfort/lameness
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.55see above
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.5.5211head nodding
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66quiet tactful rider.. today in chair seat. needs to lenghthen stirrups and get thigh down and back for longer lower leg.. See BDS webiste for how to correct chair seat videos ...
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions66neesd smore elastic arma dnd conection
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns6.56.5
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check horse for comfort . If live I would have rung out for lameness at Movement 4.
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POINTS:92.5
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ERRORS:elimnated
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SUBTOTAL:
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SCORE:Elimination
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Ida Norris BDS 11/2020
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