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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 #7726-1
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NAME:Emily Hart
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JUDGE:Ida Norris
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 68.750%
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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.6.56.5sl. overshot and corrected- to be straighter through shoulders , falls left before turns right
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2CTrack right, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.77horse ok, rider leans in to turn
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3BCircle right 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77could be a little steadier to bridle, rider on right stirrup throughout
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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.6.56.5posts into depart, circle is a little flat ( uses corners slightly)
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5(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.77
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6K-X-MChange rein, working trot rising.Trot rhythm and straightness on diagonal; bend through corners.7.57.5fairly steady bal
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7ECircle left 20 meters.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.7.57.5steady tempo and bal, bend to be more supple
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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.6.56.5lacked preparation for depart.. posted into it, circle flat in shape ( cornbers used)
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9(Transition in & out of canter).Balance and smoothness.77
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10Between F & BMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.77shows some energy
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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.
6.56.5needs longer steps and stretch to bridle more
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12Between C & MWorking trot rising to A.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.77
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13A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willingness, balanced transition and halt.6.56.5falls out around the turn , line to be straighter, sl. tilt from rt rein
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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.7214
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4Rider’s Position and SeatKeeping in balance with the horse6.56.5to be more centered
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5Rider’s Correct and Effective Use of the AidsCorrect bend and preparation of transitions6.56.5needs correct bend/turning aids on outside aids with even weight on seat bones and stirrups while turning
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns77
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What a good horse for this rider! Work for turning and bending aids to be more balanced and correct. Accuracy to improve.
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POINTS:137.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:137.5
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SCORE:68.750%
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