Christmas Special Style Test for Dogs
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
To be performed in an arena approximately 10m x 20m (or a suitable size for your pooch)
The arena to be marked out the same as a dressage arena.
All obstacles to be built suitably sized for your dog.
May be performed ?on the lead? but may incur a penalty.
Will be judged on accuracy, style and obedience with bonus points for the most impressive ?trick of choice? at the end of the test.
1A enter at walk to heel. X halt and sit (just your dog!) Proceed in’ jog to heel’. 10
2C track left in ‘jog to heel.’ H X F change the rein ‘extended’ trot F working jog 10
3Just before A turn and ‘bend’ in and out of cones/buckets/ bending poles. 10
4After last bending pole turn left and jump fence number 1 from ‘trot’ or ‘canter’ 10
5Jump up onto ‘pause’ table (dog only!!) and ‘sit and stay’ for 6 seconds. Jump down off ‘pause’ table. 10
6At F pick up ball/ glove etc and ‘carry’ to B and ‘drop!! 10
7Proceed to fence 2 and jump from trot or canter. 10
8On landing circle right 5m diameter and proceed to jump fence 3 10
9E turn left and halt on centre line sideways on to judge at C. Sit for 4 seconds then lie down for 4 seconds proceed in walk to heel 10
10B track right to A in walk to heel 10
11A down centre line and three quarters the way down centre line halt and perform ‘trick of choice’ (just your dog!!) Leave arena at C 10
12Total 110
Tips and advice:
SCORING EXPLAINED; 0=Not performed. 1=Very bad. 2=Fairly bad. 3=bad. 4=Insufficient. 5=Sufficient 6=Satisfactory. 7= Fairly good. 8= Good. 9=Very good. 10= Excellent.
Half marks may be used.