British Riding Clubs
Preliminary Dressage Test D3 (2014)
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Score:
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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 right.
Observations. Clear rhythm, straightness, evenness of contact, balance. Quality of turn.
10
2MBFA Working trot. KH One loop 5m from the trackObservation. Quality of trot, Straightness & balance along the track & through the corner. Shape & size of loop & change of bends. 10
3CX Half circle right 20m diameter. XA Half circle left 20m diameter.Observation. Rhythm and tempo. Uniform bend along the line of the half circles. Balance through the change at X. 10
4Between A&F Working canter left.Observation. Calm, willing transition, quality of canter. 10
5C Circle left 20m diameter.Observation. Quality of canter, shape & size of circle. Bend. 10
6Between H&E Transition to working trot.Observation. Fluency of the transition to trot. Quality of the trot. Balance & bend through the turn. 10
7Between A&F Transition to medium walk.Observation. Quality of trot before the transition. Fluency of the transition. Clarity of walk. 10
8FXH Change the rein in a free walk on a long rein H Transition to medium walk.Observation. Regularity, relaxation, purpose, stretching forward & down, ground cover. Fluency of transition to medium walk. 20
9C Transition to working trot.Observation. Fluency of the transition to trot. Quality of the trot. Balance & bend through the turn. 10
10MXK Change the rein. KAF Working trot.Observation. Trot rhythm & straightness on the diagonal line. 10
11FM One loop 5m from the track.Observation. Quality of trot. Shape & size of loop & change of bends. 10
12CX Half circle left 20m diameterXA Half circle right 20m diameter.Observation. Rhythm and tempo. Uniform bend along the line of the half circles. Balance through the change at X. 10
13Between A&K Working canter right.Observation. Calm willing transition. Quality of canter. 10
14C Circle right 20m diameter.Observation. Quality of canter, shape & size of circle. Bend. 10
15Between M&B Transition to working trot.Observation. Fluency of the transition to trot. Quality of the trot. Balance & bend through the turn. 10
16A Turn down the centre line. X Halt. Immobility. Salute. Leave the arena in a free walk on a long rein.Observation. Balance in the turn, straightness. Fluency & throughness of the transitions. Balance & relaxation in halt. 10
17Paces: Freedom and regularity 20
18Impulsion: Desire to move forward, elasticity of steps and suppleness of back and engagement of the hindquarters. 20
19Submission: Attention and confidence, harmony, lightness and ease of the movement, acceptance of the bridle and lightness of the forehand 20
20Riderís position and seat: Correctness and effect of the aids 20
21Total 250
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.