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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 #6259
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NAME:Hazel Neary
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 66.250%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST B
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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 and walk rhythm.7.57.5nicely on cneterline .. please hold halt for 3 seconds for immobility and higher score
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2CTrack left, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77horse fairly steady.. riders inside hand llow and stiff, lower legs is swinging to move horse../ ie that mneans knee is pinching and thigh should be more vertical and leg down more
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3ECircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77
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4Between K & AMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; walk rhythm.6.56.5trascks up could be a little more supple in the bridle
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5F-EFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.6.56.5looks like he lost energy.. shows some stretch but needs to look energetic
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6E-HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.77cleverly ridden.. ridder very careful not to retract while taking up the rein
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7Between H & CWorking trot rising.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.6.56.5could be a clearer tranistion with impulsion/ use the c-m corner more
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8BCircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.6.56.5horse is not as active this direction.. ie not tracking up as well
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9A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willing, balanced transition and halt.44left arm is very tight in 4 arm and elbow .. fell left at the centerline and moving in 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.6.56.5not as good to the right / 2nd 1/2 of test
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.7214
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse6.56.5leg to be moredown and back, left arm is less supple than the right.. 4 arm is tight and elbow tight
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5see above
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns77lost points on halts ( immobility and lenghth)
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Waht a cool horse! you two show alot of harmony today.. make accuracy a priority.. especially centerlines and halts. then work on your arms for elasticity!
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POINTS:106
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:106
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SCORE:66.250%
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