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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 #6013
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NAME:Kara Hertz
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JUDGE:Robyn Nunally
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Points Possible:
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Final Score: 64.688%
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USDF INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – TEST B
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TESTDIRECTIVESPOINTS*TOTALREMARKS
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1A

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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.6.56.5straight, but a little off C line
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2CTrack left, working trot rising.Balance and bend in turn.6.56.5could be more supple in jaw
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3ECircle left 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.77suppleness improves on circle
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4Between K & AMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; walk rhythm.66neck becomes tight; unsteady in contact
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5F-EFree walk.Complete freedom to stretch neck forward and downward; clear walk rhythm, straightness on the diagonal; ground cover.77good stretch and steps; improve by keeping stretch more consistent
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6E-HMedium walk.Willing and balanced transition; clear walk rhythm.55very fussy with bit
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7Between H & CWorking trot rising.Willing and balanced transition; clear trot rhythm.77smooth trans
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8BCircle right 20 meters, working trot rising.Roundness and size of circle; clear trot rhythm and bend.66correct figure and bend but mouth open
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9A

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Down centerline.

Halt through medium walk. Salute.
Straightness on centerline; willing, balanced transition and halt.6.56.5overshot C line; straight 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 regularity77athletic mover
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2ImpulsionDesire to move forward with suppleness of the back and steady tempo.77good energy and shows bend
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3SubmissionAcceptance of steady contact, attention, and confidence.6212connection could be more secure and with more accepting mouth
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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 transitions6.56.5develop aids for quieter contact
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6Geometry and AccuracyCorrect size and shape of circles and turns6.56.5earlier prep for C lines
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Elegant pair. Improve by developing more bend and suppleness, focusing on keeping the mouth closed.
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POINTS:103.5
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ERRORS:0
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SUBTOTAL:103.5
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SCORE:64.688%
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