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PURPOSE: To confirm that the horse demonstrates correct basics, and in addition to the requirements of Training Level, has developed the thrust to achieve improved balance and throughness and to maintain a more consistent contact with the bit. All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless stated.RIDER #6783
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NAME:Cheralyne Gibson
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JUDGE:Charlotte Trentelman
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Max Pts:410
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Final Score: 63.537%
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USDF SECOND LEVEL TEST 2
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

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Enter collected trot

Halt, salute; Proceed collected trot
Engagement, uphill balance and quality of trot; clear, balanced transitions; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds) 6.56.5Halt and move off could be straighrer.
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2C

M-B
Track right

Shoulder-in right
Angle, bend and balance; engagement and quality of trot6.56.5Slightly fussy. Balance could be more uphill.
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3B-X

X-E
Half circle right 10m

Half circle left 10m
Shape and size of half circles; supple change of bend on centerline; balance and quality of trot77
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4E-KTravers leftAngle, bend and balance; engagement and quality of trot7.5215Good position. Could be more engaged.
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5F-BShoulder-in leftAngle, bend and balance; engagement and quality of trot66Too much angle. Almost leg yielding.
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6B-X

X-E
Half circle left 10m

Half circle right 10m
Shape and size of half circles; supple change of bend on centerline; balance and quality of trot6.56.5Fussy. Needs to show better change of bend.
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7E-HTravers rightAngle, bend and balance; engagement and quality of trot5.5211Needs to develop more bend thorugh body.
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8M-V

V
Change rein, medium trot

Collected trot
Moderate lengthening of frame and stride with engagement, elasticity, suspension, straightness and uphill balance6.56.5A bit quick. Needs to maintain rounder topline.
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9V-K-A(Transitions M & V)
Collected trot
Clear, balanced straight transitions; quality of trot; consistent tempo6.56.5Show more collection at V.
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10AHalt, rein back 3 to 4 steps
Proceed medium walk
Immobility; willing steps back with correct rhythm and count; straightness; clear transitions6.5213Braced but square. Steps could be more prompt and diagonal.
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11F-S

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Change rein, free walk

Medium walk
Regularity and quality of walks; reach and ground cover of free walk allowing complete freedom to stretch the neck forward and downward; straightness;
clear, balanced transitions
7214Clear rhythm. Could show more overstep.
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12H

Between G & M
Turn right

Shorten stride, half turn on
haunches right
Proceed medium walk
Quality of shortened walk strides; tempo and regularity; activity of hind legs; bend and fluency in turn44Must maintain walk rhythm with hind legs.
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13Between G & H


M
Shorten stride, half turn on
haunches left
Proceed medium walk
Turn left
Quality of shortened walk strides; tempo and regularity; activity of hind legs; bend and fluency in turn44Loses bend and rhythm.
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14(Medium walk)
[SHG(M)G(H)GMC]
Regularity and quality of walk7214
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15Before C

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Shorten stride in walk

Collected canter left lead
Clear, balanced straight transition; regularity and quality of gaits66Off bit in depart.
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16H-V

V
Medium canter

Collected canter
Moderate lengthening of frame and stride with engagement, elasticity, suspension, straightness and uphill balance; consistent tempo; clear, balanced transitions77
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17-19A-CSerpentine 3 equal loops, width
of arena, simple changes of
lead over centerline
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17(Score for first simple change)Clear, balanced straight transitions; regularity and quality of gaits44Above bit. Needs to show more clear walk steps.
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18(Score for second simple
change)
Clear, balanced straight transitions; regularity and quality of gaits44Very braced. Walk steps not established.
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19(Score for quality of
serpentine)
Regularity and quality of gaits; positioning; geometry44Changed leads behind on last loop.
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20H-B

B-F
Change rein

Counter canter
Regularity, quality and balance of canter; straightness7214
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21F

Before A

A
Medium walk

Shorten the stride of walk

Collected canter right lead
Clear, balanced straight transitions; regularity and quality of gaits7.57.5Quiet to aids.
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22K-S

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Medium canter

Collected canter
Moderate lengthening of frame and stride with engagement, elasticity, suspension, straightness and uphill balance; consistent tempo; clear, balanced transitions66Fussy in bridle. Show more difference in transitions.
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23M-E

E-K
Change rein

Counter canter
Regularity, quality and balance of canter; straightness7214
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24KCollected trotClear, balanced straight transition; regularity and quality of trot; consistent tempo77
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25A

D-I
Down centerline

Medium trot
Moderate lengthening of frame and stride with engagement, elasticity, suspension, straightness and uphill balance; clear, balanced straight transition77Fairly straight.
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26ICollected trotClear, balanced straight transition; regularity and quality of trot; consistent tempo6.56.5Could show more definite transition.
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27GHalt, saluteEngagement, uphill balance and quality of trot; clear balanced transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)77Corrected straight.
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity77Could show more freedom.
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.6.5213Could develop more engagement and equal suppling left and right.
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3SubmissionEngagement, uphill balance and quality of trot; clear balanced transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)6212Fussy in connection. Problems with simple changes.
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4Rider’s Position and SeatAlignment, posture, stability, weight placement, following mechanics of the gaits7.57.5Shows balance and good posture.
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsClarity, subtlety, independence, accuracy of test6.56.5Timing of aids needs to create more balance over hindquarters for better engagement. Aids need to maintain activity on turns on haunches. Create clear walk steps (3-5) in simple changes of lead.
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An ambitious test with many challenges for horse and rider. Most were handled well. Pay more attention to the relationship between your leg (light aids) and developing a softer elastic "feel" with the reins, so horse remains more consistently on the bit in movements.
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POINTS:260.5
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SUBTOTAL:260.5
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SCORE:63.537%
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