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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 #6261
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NAME:Elizabeth Dalfonso
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 62.931%
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USDF TRAINING LEVEL TEST 2
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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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)66fell left and corrected. please hold halt and salute for 3 seconds minimum to establish immobility
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Track right

Circle right 20m
Regularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance77liked the geometry ,, wishing riders hands were closer together and a bit more elastic
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3K-X-MChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212do not look down when you change the posting diagonal. work so that the horse makes NO CHANGE AT ALL in his balance or tempo.. it should be invisible and seamless. this disturbed straightness and connection
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4Between C & HWorking canter left leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness5.5211came above the bit and off the connection
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5ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance5.55.5work to go a bit more forward so you can ask for a more elastic connection ie jump in the canter and then 1/2 halt to lower his neck
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6Between E & KWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; straightness66looked a little rounder herer
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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 transitions66he stretches but you need to make it look like your rein is in a stretchy contact throughout this movement.. the rein must never get SLACK... you can do this.. be careful do not lean in or forward as horse goes on 4 hand as he cant hold his balance and your weight with his neck down
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Medium walk

Change rein, medium walk
Willing, calm transition; regularity and quality of walk6.5213sit down sooner before the aid ie more preparation and needs rounder connection in working wolk
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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 transitions7214it's not just about slack rein.. work also for YOU to have control of a stretchy stretch and be able to easily steer with your seat and legs
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10CWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of trot; bend and balance in corner; straightness5.55.5hollow topline and slightly behind the leg
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11ECircle left 20mRegularity and quality of trot; shape and size of circle; bend; balance66circle only 19 meters.. you must hit the tr5ack at B for a 20 meter, need more forward impulsion on cicle/ use corner more at f
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12F-X-HChange reinRegularity and quality of trot; straightness; bend and balance in corner6212looked really forward.. wishing he were rounder to bridle / need to go in the corner at H....
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13Between C & MWorking canter right leadWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits; bend and balance in corner; straightness6.5213cut the corner and fell in / rider leans in to get canter and the lead...
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14BCircle right 20mRegularity and quality of canter; shape and size of circle; bend; balance6.56.5horse has a lovely natural canter.. have the feeling t6he rider is just sitting on it.. not "riding" it.. use some impulsion and ask the horse to come rounder to connection // :():) 1/2 hals....
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15Between B & FWorking trotWilling, calm transition; regularity and quality of gaits, straightness77looked active and fairly round here
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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)6.56.5overshot centerline slightly and corrected at x haunches right at the 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 regularity77
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.7214
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6212need rounder connection esp in canter departs and when taking up the reins after walk
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse6.56.5some pinching at the knee.. lower lag swinging ( shou8ld stretch down more rather than moving so much to keep going) . work for arms/ hands to be more elastic
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions66accuracy.. 19 meter circles... ?? need to use corners and short sides.. and need more elastic connection in up and down transitions
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this team is making steady progress. horse has a good canter for riders to utilize! watch accuracy and focus on elastic rounder connections in all transitions.
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POINTS:182.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:182.5
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SCORE:62.931%
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Ida Norris BDS 10/2020
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