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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 #7891-2
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NAME:Emily Hart
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JUDGE:Aviva Nebesky
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 69.375%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST B
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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 and walk rhythm.6.56.5straight into halt, could be quicker into and out of halt, drifting right after halt
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2CTrack left, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77could be better balanced through corner, use outside aids to help horse stand up
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3ECircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77active and supple, frame could be rounder
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4Between K & AMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; walk rhythm.7.57.5nicely forward transition, walk could be more marching
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5F-EFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.77covers ground well but needs to stretch more through the back
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6E-HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.7.57.5elastic gathering reins, uphill walk
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7Between H & CWorking trot rising.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.6.56.5willing but braced, needs supple bend in corner
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8BCircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.6.56.5active but needs right bend
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9A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willing, balanced transition and halt.6.56.5slow to settle in halt
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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 horse77
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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 turns77
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Nicely done! Work on suppleness to the right. Increase stretch and swing in free walk. Be sure horse is honest and immobile in halt
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POINTS:111
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:111
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SCORE:69.375%
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