|All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless specified.|
Halts may be through the walk.
To be ridden in an ordinary snaffle with the reins in both hands.
|CADORA FIRST LEVEL TEST C|
|Enter working trot. |
Halt. Salute. Proceed working trot.
|Straightness on centre line. Transitions. Quality of halt & trot.||6.5||6.5||a lot of walk steps out of the halt||6.5|
|Track left. Proceed to H. |
Change rein, lengthen stride.
Working trot. Proceed to K.
|Quality of turns. Lengthening of frame & stride. Transitions into & out of lengthening.||6||6||unsteady to the bridle and hocks out behind|
|3||KG||Leg-yield right. Proceed to C.||Flow & straightness of leg-yield. Rhythm of trot.||6.5||6.5||active , needs more supple crossing|
|Turn right. Proceed to M. |
Change rein lengthen stride.
Working trot. Proceed to F.
|Quality of turns. Lengthening of frame & stride. Transitions into & out of lengthening.||6.5||6.5||a bit quick , to be more balanced|
|5||FG||Leg-yield left. Proceed to C.||Flow & straightness of leg-yield. Rhythm of trot.||6||6||lifts neck , need more crossing|
|6||C||Medium walk & turn right. Proceed to M.||Transition. Smoothness of turn. Quality of walk.||7||7|
|Change rein free walk. |
|Quality of walks. Transition.||6.5||2||13||needs more swing and stretch|
|8||KAFB||Working trot.||Quality of trot.||7||7|
|Circle 20m. rising trot, letting the horse stretch forward & downward. Before B, shorten the reins. |
Working trot. Proceed to C.
|Quality of the stretch over the back. Balance & quality of trot.||6.5||2||13||tempo changing, stretched out but got on 4hand|
|Working canter. Proceed to H.|
Lengthen stride in canter.
Working canter. Proceed to A.
|Transitions into & out of lengthening. Length of stride & frame. Balance.||6||6||bal; onto 4 hand|
|11||A||Circle left 15m in diameter. Proceed to F||Quality of canter. Roundness & shape of circle; bend & balance||6.5||2||13||needs to be on outside aids|
Change of lead through trot. Proceed to C.
|Quality of canter. Straightness across arena. Balance of transition at X.||6||2||12||against the hand and needs bal ast the trans|
|13||C||Circle right 15m in diameter. Proceed to M||Quality of canter. Shape, size of circle; bend & balance||7||2||14|
Change of lead through trot. Proceed to A.
|Quality of canter. Smoothness and balance of transition at X.||7||2||14||needs bal|
|Quality of trot transition. Straightness to X.||6.5||6.5||against the hand at the trans|
|Proceed to G.|
|Straightness on centre line & in halt. Immobility||7||7||straight ;abp-ve bit at halt|
Leave arena in free walk.
|1||Gaits||Freedom and regularity||7||2||14|
|2||Impulsion||Desire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.||6.5||2||13||at time appears rushed watch tempo and balance|
|3||Submission||Attention, confidence, ease of the movements, acceptance of the bit, lightness of forehand||6||2||12||unsteady to connection and braces neck at transitions|
|4||Rider||Position and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.||6.5||2||13|
|Attractive team! Horse seemed a bit rushed today. I appreciate the energy but at times you lost balance and roundness to the bridle.|