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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 #6152
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NAME:Elise Elman
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JUDGE:Aviva Nebesky
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 70.000%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST C
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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Enter working trot rising.

Halt through medium walk. Salute - Proceed working trot rising.
Straightness on centerline and in transitions; clear trot rhythm.66falling left, against hand into halt
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2CTrack right, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.7.57.5supple bend, steady and active tempo
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3BCircle right 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77fair bend
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Before A
Circle right 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, right lead.

Working trot rising.
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.6.56.5overbent in neck and tight in back
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5(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.66runs into up, falls out of down- needs balance and push from hind leg
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6K-X-MChange rein, working trot rising.Trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.7.57.5
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7ECircle left 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.7.57.5pulls down at times, keep poll up
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Before A
Circle left 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, left lead.

Working trot rising
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.6.56.5needs bend in body not judt neck, a little strung out
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9(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.6.56.5clever riding in up trans, better sitting in down
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10Between F & BMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.77nicely forward
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Free walk.





Medium walk.
Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal;

Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.ground cover.
6.56.5shows stretch but encourage longer neck for greater swing in back- allow reins to get longer
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12Between C & MWorking trot rising to A.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.6.56.5show more clarity from walk into trot- shuffles a couple of steps
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13A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willingness, balanced transition and halt.88
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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 with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.77
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.7214
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse88
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions77
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns88
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Very nice pair. Work on transition into and out of canter so that horse is a bit more balanced from the hind leg so that quality of canter and horse's balance are improved.
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POINTS:140
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:140
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SCORE:70.000%
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