Equi Skills Test 1
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Score:
Percentage:
MOVEMENTS Max
Mark
JUDGES SCORE COMMENTS
1G (facing C)
Obstacle Mounting on the near side from a block with 25 seconds.
Marked area (poles or paint or sand or flour or spray chalk) of 2.5m long x 2.5m wide containing a mounting block
Objective
The rider to lead horse in to marked area, when front hooves enter area, timing shall begin. Stirrups should be up or crossed over the saddle. The timing shall cease when rider has mounted & both feet are in the stirrups. (Please check girth secure before starting obstacle)
10
2MBF
Obstacle
Fastest walk without breaking pace
Objective
When riders leg passes marker (M) timer will commence & cease when riders leg passes final marker (F)
10
3KEH
Obstacle
Slowest trot without breaking pace
Objective
When riders leg passes marker (K) timer will commence & cease when riders leg passes final marker (H)
10
4MXK
Obstacle
Corridor
A corridor of 8m long by 0.7m wide, (either using poles, paint, sand, flour or spray chalk)
Objective
Ride through corridor without touching the bars whilst keeping to chosen gait (walk, trot, canter)
10
5Along HEK side of arena & off track
Obstacle
Bending
5 x posts/cones/ buckets 6m apart
Objective
Ride through slalom course without touching the posts whilst keeping to chosen gait (walk, trot or canter)
10
6G (facing C)
Obstacle
Immobility
Using marked area in Obstacle 1
Objective
The horse must remain stood within area (see obstacle 1) for 10 seconds, without rider holding on to reins. Salute. End of test
10
7Overall Objectives
Comments
10
8Obedience calmness & willingness of horse 10
9Riders accuracy 10
10Rapport between Horse & Rider 10
11Total score 100
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.