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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).JUDGEKaryn Rainey
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RIDER #5240
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NAME:Nicole Curnell
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 72.250%
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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.77fairly straight
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2CTrack right, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77balanced
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3BCircle right 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77ride full round circles, oval shape here
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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.7.57.5better shape
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5(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.7.57.5obedient and smooth
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6K-X-MChange rein, working trot rising.Trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.77steady straight, use corners
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7ECircle left 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77some uneven tempo to start, fairly balanced second half of circle
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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.7.57.5circle round and balanced
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9(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.7.57.5obedient and smooth
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10Between F & BMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.7.57.5obedient, keep march
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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.
77loosing push, some over step
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12Between C & MWorking trot rising to A.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.88obedient
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13A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willingness, balanced transition and halt.77a little over centerline to start, almost square
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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.7.5215
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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 turns77
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Pleasant test to watch, nice pair, continue to encourage forward in walk. Pair shows promise! Good luck
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POINTS:144.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:144.5
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SCORE:72.250%
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