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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.RIDER #7225
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NAME:Ida Norris
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JUDGE:Shelly Hauge
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 63.103%
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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)6.56.5really straight to x then horse sent sideways and straight after
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2C

B
Track right

Circle right 20m
Regularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance55leaned in thru corner c-M // rider leans to turn on the circle at B and horse starts a little canter
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3K-X-MChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212horse could be rounded to the bridle / riders 4 arms a bit braced
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4Between C & HWorking canter left leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness6212need to sit down before the canter depart
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5ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66lower side of circle a little flat, horse to be rounder to bridle/ riders 4 arms/elbows a bit stiff
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6Between E & KWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness66on 4 hand and needs connection.. dropped reins early
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7A





Before A

A
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 transitions66stretched out but not down/ horse gets on 4 hand.. rider to get thigh back under you to have better balance
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8F

F-E
Medium walk

Change rein, medium walk
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk6212active needs rounder connection
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9E-M

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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 transitions7.5215DO NOT CHANGE WHIP IN A TEST UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY! COULDN'T SEE YOU HAD ONE UNTIL YOU MOVED IT.. pick a side to begin and leave it :):) liked the relaxation in this walk need longer steps
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10CWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner; straightness66elbows locked and knuckles up/ arms look braced: horse against the bit lacks roundness
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11ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance6.56.5needs a little more impulsion for rounder connection : nice geometry
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12F-X-HChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212weight shifting from one stirrup to another thru shortide and then onto diagonal ( collapse over rib cage on short side) .. horse is nicely straight on diagonal but need rounder connection
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13Between C & MWorking canter right leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness6212against the bit/ rider leans on inside stirrup to get thru turn
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14BCircle right 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66knees tight/ seat loose/ arms braced? horse needs to be softer to bit
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15Between B & FWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits, straightness6.56.5horse has a lovely natural canter but needs rounder connection and less bracing( braking) to get to the trot in balance
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16A

X
Down centerline

Halt, salute
Bend and balance in turn; regularity and quality of trot; willing, calm transition; straightness; attentiveness; immobility (min. 3 seconds)99square : be more direct to immobility for even higher score
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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.6.5213
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6212
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse66elbow straight/ locked.. arms look stiff / knees pinching? seat is loose in canter.. open the thighs/ knees and let the leg hand down and back.. this will also improve posting.. you are ever so slightly behind the motion of the horse
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5awesome work on the centerlines.. work now on bending and roundness
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What a gorgeous horse!!!! Lovely natural canter! You both look comfrotable togther asnd I am so happy you have worked hard on your cneterlines.. now begin to make your elbows, forearms and hands more elastic/and work to keep this horse rounder to the bricle. you both have talent... keep going!

thank you so much for your super cool introduction!
Kudo's to the photographer.. good Work!!!! Nice video!!!
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POINTS:183
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:183
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SCORE:63.103%
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