Equi Skills Test 2
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)
When mounted turn left
Obstacle. Mounting on the off (right) side from a block with 25 seconds.
Marked area (poles, paint, sand, flour or spray chalk) measuring 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
2EXB
At B turn left
Obstacle.
Figure of 8 with reins in left hand. Place a marker (cone, barrel, bucket etc.) 5m from X towards A & another marker 5m from towards C.
Objective.
In walk turn off track at E, reins in left hand, ride between markers, making a circle left around marker & then a circle right around the other marker then ride forwards towards B & then retake reins into both hands.
10
3FB
Obstacle.
Raised trot poles (simulated steps) 3 raised poles approx. 10-15cm off ground, 3m apart just in from track.
Objective.
In trot (a circle between elements may be ridden to prepare for transition)-ride over simulated steps.
The aim is to complete poles without touches or knock downs.
10
4Between HE
Obstacle.
Rein back - Corridor
A corridor of 5m long by 0.7m wide, (either using poles, paint, sand, flour or spray chalk).
Objective.
Ride through corridor, halt with horse's front hooves just out of corridor, rein back until horse's back hooves are out of corridor, without stepping out of corridor or touching sides of corridor
10
5BXE
At E turn left
Obstacle.
Figure 8 with reins in right hand Use set in element 2.
Objective.
In walk turn off track at B, reins in right hand, ride between markers, making a circle left around marker & then a circle right around other marker, ride forwards towards E & then retake reins into both hands.
10
6G (facing C)
Obstacle.
Immobility - un-mounted
Using marked area in Obstacle 1.
Objective.
Dismount & secure stirrups, lead horse into marked area. Halt horse, check reins safe, the handler to step outside marked area. The horse must remain stood within area without the handler entering the marked area for 10 secs.
G
Salute
End of test.
10
7Overall Objectives
8Obedience calmness & willingness of horse 10
9Rider's accuracy 10
10Rapport between horse & rider 10
11Total score 90
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.