British Riding Clubs
Preliminary Dressage Test D1 (2014)
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Score:
Percentage:


Approx time 4.5 minutes - Arena 20m x 40m

Trot work may be executed either sitting or rising.
MOVEMENTS Max
Mark
JUDGES SCORE COMMENTS
1A Enter at working trot and proceed down centre line without halting. C Track left.
Observations. Clear rhythm, straightness, contact, balance.
10
2HXF Change the rein in working trot. FA Working trot.
Observations. Balance & bend through turn, quality of trot.
10
3A Circle right 20m diameter. AK Working trot.
Observations. Rhythm, uniform bend along line of circle.
10
4KXM Change the rein in working trot. MC Working trot.
Observations. Balance and bend through turn, quality of trot.
10
5C Circle left 20m diameter.
Observations. Rhythm, uniform bend along line of circle.
10
6Between C&H Working canter left. E Circle left 20m diameter.
Observations. Fluency of transition, quality of canter, balance & uniform bend along line of circle.
10
7EKAF Working canter. Between F&B Working trot. BM Working trot.
Observations. Quality of canter, fluency of transition, tempo & rhythm of trot.
10
8Between M&C Medium Walk. CH Medium Walk. HXF Change the rein in a free walk on a long rein. F Medium walk.
Observations. Fluency of transition, clarity of walk, regularity, relaxation. Stretching forward & down, ground cover.
20
9Between A&K Working trot. KEH Working trot. Between H&C Working canter right.
Observations. Fluency of transition & quality of gaits.
10
10CMB Working canter. B Circle right 20m diameter. BF Working canter.
Observations. Quality of canter, uniform bend along line of circle.
10
11F Working trot. A Turn down the centre line. X Medium walk. G Halt, immobility. Salute. Leave the arena in a free walk on a long rein.
Observations. Fluency of transition, balance & bend though turn. Straightness, clarity of walk, balance and relaxation in halt.
10
12Paces: Freedom and regularity. 20
13Impulsion: Desire to move forward, elasticity of steps and suppleness of back and engagement of the hindquarters. 20
14Submission: Attention and confidence, harmony, lightness and ease of the movement, acceptance of the bridle and lightness of the forehand 20
15Riderís position and seat: Correctness and effect of the aids 20
16Total 200
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.