Starter Dressage Test 8
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Trot may be ridden in rising or sitting trot
Test may be ‘called’
All transitions may be progressive unless otherwise stated.
1A enter at working trot. C track right. M B F working trot 10
2Between F and A medium walk – A halt- commence turn on the forehand left 180 degrees- walk 2 strides then proceed in working trot B 10
3B commence half circle left 20m diameter to E- continue in working trot 10
4Just before A medium walk – A halt and commence turn on the forehand right 180 degrees- followed by 2 steps of walk and the proceed in working trot to E 10
5E commence half circle right 20mdiameter to B- then working trot to A 10
6A medium walk- K to B change rein medium walk 10
7B to H free walk on a long rein- H medium walk 20
8Before M working canter (transition may be progressive) 10
9B circle right 20m diameter working canter. 10
10 B F A K working canter right 10
11K to M change rein working canter with transition to working trot just before X 10
12Between M and C working canter left to E 10
13E circle left 20m diameter working canter – proceed in working canter to K – K working trot 10
14A down centre line working trot – X halt, immobility, salute – leave arena free walk on a long rein 10
15Regularity and rhythm of paces 20
16Submission, acceptance of aids, confidence, balance, lightness and ease of movements 20
17Impulsion, desire to move forwards, elasticity of steps and suppleness of back 20
18Position of rider, correctness and effectiveness of aids 20
19Total 230
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.