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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 #7177
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NAME:Adelyn Sommers
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JUDGE:Aviva Nebesky
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 65.000%
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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.77quite straight, could be quicker into and out of halt
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2CTrack left, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77active, showing bend, come closer to the short side, don't cut off the end of the arena
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3ECircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.66tempo slows, bend inconsistent
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4Between K & AMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; walk rhythm.66fluid transition but walk needs march
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5F-EFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.66relaxed but needs to cover more ground with more feeling of forward
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6E-HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.6.56.5straight, needs energetic march
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7Between H & CWorking trot rising.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.6.56.5willing with balance in corners but not on rail on short side
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8BCircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.66tempo slows, sluggish but showing 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.77straight, minimize walk steps
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Leave arena in free walk. Exit at A.
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COLLECTIVE MARKSPOINTSTOTALREMARKS
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1GaitsFreedom and regularity6.56.5
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.66
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6.5213
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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 turns6.56.5
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Relaxed pair. Increase energy for increased scores. Be careful that tempo remains consistent and that horse does not slow on circles. Don't cut off the end of the arena at C- stay on the rail. Fewer walk steps into and out of halt will increase CL scores.
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POINTS:104
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ERRORS:
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SUBTOTAL:104
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SCORE:65.000%
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