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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 #7856
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NAME:Morgan Jensen
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 62.813%
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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.6.56.5needs to be straighter and get onto the centerline more directly( sooner)
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Track right.

Working trot rising.
Balance and bend in turn. Quality of transition.6.56.5prompt, tends to be hollow to left , rider to be more centred on both stirrups
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3ACircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.66circle shape to be more correct, horse slightly counter bend and unsteady to bridle
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4K-X-MChange rein.Clear trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.66slightly above the connection and needs to use the corners more/ work to be straighter
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5CCircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.6.56.5hands to be lower and quieter , circle to be rounder
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6Between C & HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.6.56.5need to sit down to be more prepared/ horse to march on more
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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 longersteps and more elastic stretch e4r
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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.
66needs march, missed turn and overshot centerline
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9XHalt and salute.Straightness; willing, balanced transition at halt.6.56.5work to be immobile in halt and more square
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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.6.56.5sl. tight in the back
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6212at time above the bit / slightly inverted and sometimes counterbend
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66hand to be more independent and elastic lower and closer together
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions66, bend and bal
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work for softer more elastic connection with horse. Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns6.56.5accuracy
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What a pretty horse! Rider work for more elastic and independent hands and arms, work to make circles rounder and centerline more accurate.

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POINTS:100.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:100.5
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SCORE:62.813%
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