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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 #7238
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NAME:Lauren Idleman
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 67.500%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST C
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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 rhythm.7.57.5
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2CTrack right, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77
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3BCircle right 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.6.56.5hands to be more indepemndt horse to have sl. more impulsion
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Before A
Circle right 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, right lead.

Working trot rising.
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.6.56.5needs rounder connection and arms to be elastic
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5(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.6.56.5somer bracing / riders leans to turn
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6K-X-MChange rein, working trot rising.Trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.6.56.5nicely straight; horse slightly above the bit
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7ECircle left 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77looked rounder here/ hands wide and stiff: hands to be closer together and more elastic
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Before A
Circle left 20 meters developing working canter in first quarter of the circle, left lead.

Working trot rising
Roundness and size of circle; clear canter rhythm and bend.77needs outside aids to turn/avoid leaning to turn
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9(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.6.56.5needs preparation on both transitions
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10Between F & BMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.6.56.5wide braced 4arms ;horse bracing
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Free walk.





Medium walk.
Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal;

Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.ground cover.
6.56.5clear rhythm, needs longer steps and consistent stretch
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12Between C & MWorking trot rising to A.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.6.56.5wide braced 4arms ( arms to be triangulated for throughness)
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13A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willingness, balanced transition and halt.7.57.5nearly 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 regularity77
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.77
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6.5213some bracing against stiff connection from rider
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse6.56.5wide hands braced// needs arms/hand closer together and elastic : work on thigh down and back for longer more secure leg ( avoid chair seat)
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5see submission
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Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns77
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What a beautiful horse! this team looks comfortable together! Work for steadier softer more elastic connection with balanced turning aids from outside aids.
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POINTS:135
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:135
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SCORE:67.500%
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