|All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless specified. Halts may be through the walk. To be ridden in an ordinary snaffle with the reins in both hands.||RIDER #||7257|
|CADORA TRAINING LEVEL TEST A|
|Enter working trot. |
Halt. Salute. Proceed working trot.
|Straightness on centre line. Quality of transitions,|
|8||8||rider sit still at halt to make this good start even better.. avoid leaning to turn|
|2||C||Track left. Proceed to K.||Quality of turn & of trot.||7||7||good use of corner: rider is leaning to turn ; needs outside aids|
|Working trot. |
Change rein, working trot.
|Quality of trot. Straightness on diagonal.||6.5||6.5||wide hands/ leaning to turn to diagonal / double bounce in posting|
|Working canter, right lead.|
Circle right 20m. Proceed to M.
|Quality of transition. Roundness of circle.||6||6||needs to sit down prior to depart and rounder connection|
|Working trot. Change rein, working trot.|
Proceed to A
|Quality of transition. Straightness on diagonal.||6||6||against hand at trans. Looks like lengthening .. horse rushing or getting away from you?|
|Circle left, 20m in diameter, rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward. Before A, shorten the reins. |
|Forward & downward stretch over the back with light contact maintaining balance & trot; size of circle; balanced transitions||6||2||12||shows some very small stretch but it is inconsistent and the trot and circle vbary|
|7||Btw A&F||Medium walk.||Quality of walk. Transition||6||6||needs to sit down several steps before the trans for balance and prep|
|8||FXM||Loop, free walk.||Reach & ground cover of walk allowing complete freedom to stretch forward & downward||6.5||2||13||neck needs to be lower in stretch; against the hand when taking up reins|
|9||MC||Medium walk.||Quality of walk; transition||5.5||5.5||above the bit/ against the hand|
|10||CE||Working trot||Quality of trot; balanced transition from walk||6||6||braced at the trans. and slow to organize|
|11||E||Working canter left lead & circle 20m in diameter. Proceed to K||Quality of transition & canter. Balance, size & roundness of circle||6.5||6.5||needs to sit first ( stop posting at least two steps BEFORE trans) to organize and then depart / horse sl . against aids|
Turn down centre
|Quality of turn. Straightness on centre line. Quality of transition & halt.||7.5||7.5||almost straight|
Leave arena in walk.
|1||Gaits||Freedom and regularity||7.5||2||15|
|2||Impulsion||Desire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.||6.5||2||13||tempo changes at times|
|3||Submission||Attention, confidence, ease of the movements, acceptance of the bit, lightness of forehand||6||2||12||to be rounder to bridle|
|4||Rider||Position and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.||6.5||2||13||leans to turn/ need centered weight and outside aids for turning|
|what a beautiful horse and a lovely turnout!! thank you! this horse has talent.. work to keep steadier connection. needs preparation for all transitions and do not let the trot get away from you.. almost looked like lengthening at times. good Luck!|
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