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PURPOSE: To confirm that the horse demonstrates correct basics, is supple and moves freely forward in a clear rhythm with a steady tempo, accepting contact with the bit. All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless stated. Halts may be through the walk.JUDGEIda Norris
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RIDER #5054-1
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NAME:Emma McClintock
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 60.862%
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USDF TRAINING LEVEL TEST 2
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

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Enter working trot

Halt, salute
Proceed working trot
Regularity and quality of trot; willing, calm transitions; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)77fairly straight, halt steady :for elegant salute do not swing arm ,, keep head forward and nod.. look at judge or camera
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Track right

Circle right 20m
Regularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66wide hands 4 arms braced / horse's topline braced/ needs a bit more impulsion
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3K-X-MChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212hands need to be more independent from seat/ wide hands . horse fairly straight needs softer connection
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4Between C & H
Working canter left lead
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness6212counter bend in corner / topline bracing
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5ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66needs jump in the canter, rider leaning into turn, topline not supple
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6Between E & KWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness6.56.5horse looks rounder in connection here and more through topline
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Before A

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Circle left 20m rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward while maintaining contact

Shorten the reins

Working trot
Forward and downward stretch over the back into a light contact, maintaining balance and quality of trot; bend; shape and size of circle; willing, calm transitions5.55.5poll needs to stretch consistently below withers throughout circle , rider to balance on both stirrups
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8F

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Medium walk

Change rein, medium walk
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk6212fell onto rider hands and onto 4 hand , walk could march more
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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; willing, calm transitions6.5213needs stretch down and more overtrack
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10CWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner; straightness66wide hands/ need softer connection
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11ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66need bend and impulsion for elastic connection/ above bit on short side
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12F-X-HChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212horse and rider braced in connection.. / topline tight
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13Between C & M
Working canter right lead
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness5.5211slightly above bit braced and lacks bend
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14BCircle right 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66shifts weight onto inside stirrup to turn horse= gets onto 4 hand .. needs bend and impulsion
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15Between B & FWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits, straightness6.56.5needs bend
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Down centerline

Halt, salute
Bend and balance in turn; regularity and quality of trot; willing, calm transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)6.56.5horse was really straight and THEN rider shifts weight onto left stirrup and horses falls left into 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 regularity7.57.5
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.6212need impulsion at time to facilitate connection
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.5.5211horse in long connection and braced through back and topline// contact looks braced from rider
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66confident looking rider. weight is shifting left/right-- need to review correct turning aids and balance, wide hands today.. hands should be no farther apart than the width of your bit.. most bits 5.5 inches....parallel forearms cause horse to brace
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions66effect/ bend /preparation
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very attractive athletic horse who appears kindly. rider looks confident so work to exhibit more correct equitation ie hands together and careful with weight shifting. then work to exhibit softer/elastic topline with this horse so that it will come to rounder connection and bascule the back.
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POINTS:176.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:176.5
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SCORE:60.862%
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