|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.
CADORA WALK TROT TEST D
|Enter working trot. |
Proceed working trot.
|Straightness on centre line. Transitions. Quality of halt & trot.||7||7||VIDEO CAMERA MUST BE DIRECTLY BEHIND "C" / MAY OR MAYNOT BE ON CENTERLINE AS CAMERA IS AT INCOREECT position.|
you may be eliminated for not having the camera directly behind "C". THAT VIEW IS requiRED FOR all judging platforms
|2||C||Track right. |
Proceed to B.
|Quality of turn at C & of trot.||7||7||fairly steady, needs some bend, riders leans to turn|
|Turn right. |
Turn left. Proceed to A.
|Quality of turns. Rhythm of trot.||6.5||6.5||rider leans to turn; avoids bend|
|4||A||Circle left 20 m in diameter. Proceed to F.||Roundness of circle. Rhythm of trot.||6.5||6.5||circle geometry to be more correct with rider using outside aids to turn / failed ot use corner after circle|
|Proceed to X. |
Proceed on centre line to C.
|Straightness on diagonal & on centre line.||7||7||leans to turn. weight not even in stirrups, horse to be more blanced|
|Medium walk. |
Track left. Proceed to H.
|Transition. Quality of turn. Rhythm of walk.||7||7||quiet trans|
|7||H - X - F|
|Change rein, free walk. |
Medium walk to A.
|Straightness on diagonal. Freedom of walk. Transition to medium walk. Quality of walk.||6||2||12||needs stretch and longer steps , wanders slightly on the line|
|8||A||Working trot and circle right 20 m in diameter. Proceed to K.||Transition. Quality of trot. Roundness of circle.||7||7||active but geometyry to improve , use corner after circle|
|Proceed to X. |
Proceed on centre line to C.
|Straightness on diagonal & on centre line.||7||7||looks steadier here|
|10||C||Track right. Proceed to M.||Quality of turn.||7||7|
|11||M - X - K||Change rein, working trot.||Straightness on diagonal.||7||7|
|12||K A |
|Working trot. |
Turn down centre line.
|Quality of trot & turn. Straightness on centre line & in halt.||6.5||6.5||hands to be closer together.. may or may not be on cneterline and may or may not be straight. lacks video detail|
Leave arena in free walk.
|1||Gaits||Freedom and regularity||7||2||14|
|2||Impulsion||Desire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.||7||2||14||cherfully steady|
|3||Submission||Attention, confidence, ease of the movements, acceptance of the bit, lightness of forehand||6||2||12||willing and quiet, not in connection but steady thru test|
|4||Rider||Position and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.||6.5||2||13||sl. chair seat , generaslly quiet rider hands wide at times but was soft with horse|
|Lovely horse. quiet test. work next for rider to be more blanced through core and over legs and zseat. then progress to more connectio0n. Lots of potential!|
Directions for the camera person:
1. In landscape orientation, Place the camera directly centered at/ behind “C” 3 to 6 feet from the rail (for competition this is not possible but they are right next to the judge) stand on a mounting block ( this is the same heigh as the judge viewing stand)
me height/ view as from of the stand the judges table is on). The horse must not be out of the camera frame at any time in the test.
2. Keep the camera centered on the horse on the centerlines.
Keep the horse in the LAST one third of the viewing screen in Landscape view ( 2/3 of the viewscreen in front of moving horse). This will allow the “judge” to see approximately two letters in front of the horse which is necessary for depth peception and line evaluation. In general, keep the horse’s feet in the bottom 1/3 of the viewfinder.
3. Zoom is ABSOLUTELY necessary. On a camera or iPhone/Droid (most have a capability of 10X) for the 20x60 ring zoom for the far end of the ring is generally 3.5 to 4 (horse to take up 1/3 of the view finder and must not exceed ½) . Try to zoom only once on a movement .( although it may be necessary to also reduce zoom in the same movement ) For the small ring 20x40 zoom for the upper half or the ring generally tends to be 2 or 2.5 .
4. Reduce Zoom back to 1x as the horse comes past X towards / near the “C” end . You will naturally have a moment of two where the horse passes directly in front of / and near the camera. It is not always a whole horse view but keep the camera moving with the horse. If the horse is required to perform a movement directly at “C”,be sure to move the camera so the viewer sees the feet/steps and head/neck connection throughout the movement. This simulates what a judge actually sees when a horse is so close.