Rider Test 3
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
To be judged on the rider's position and effectiveness of the aids.
Where possible please follow 'rising' and 'sitting' instructions in trot- even if competing side-saddle.

As this is a 'rider' test advice will be given in the comments box at the side where applicable.

Fence 1- A cross pole or small jump placed on the diagonal FXH between F and X closer to X than F
Fence 2- An upright or a spread placed at B approx1m in from the track
Fence 3- An upright or cross pole on the diagonal M X K placed between X and K closer to X than K
Fence 4- An upright or a spread placed at E approx 1m in from the track

Please ensure that you wear a correctly fitting hat, correct footwear and preferably a back protector if you usually jump in one.
Please ensure that the fences are constructed safely and can easily be knocked down.
Build to the height you feel comfortable with.

1A enter at working trot (rising.) C track left 10
2H working trot sitting to A 10
3F X H change the rein working trot rising and jump fence 1 from trot regaining working trot rising before H proceed in working trot rising to M 10
4M working trot sitting to A 10
5Between A and K working canter right to C. 10
6Just after C turn and jump fence 2 from working canter right landing in working canter right to E 10
7Between E and H working trot. M X K change rein and jump fence 3 from working trot or working canter landing in working canter left. 10
8Proceed in working canter left to C. Just after C turn and jump fence 4 landing in working canter left 10
9Between A and F working trot- B, M, C, H, E, working trot rising 10
10A down the centre line working trot rising- X halt immobility salute. 10
11Proceed down centre line to C. C track right leave arena free walk on a long rein at A (PLEASE KEEP VIDEOING AS THIS MOVEMENT WILL BE SCORED) 10
12Riders straightness on the flat 20
13Riders balance and suppleness on the flat 20
14Riders balance, straightness and suppleness over jumps 20
15Correct application of aids 20
16Total score 190
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.