Starter Level Freestyle Test
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Score:
Percentage:
Compulsory Movements:

These movements must be included but in no particular order:
To be ridden in a 20x40m arena (approximately).
Time: Approximately 3 to 3 and ½ minutes.
If two competitors have the same final total, the one with the higher marks for Artistic Presentation is the winner.
MOVEMENTS Max
Mark
JUDGES SCORE COMMENTS
1Medium walk- approx 20 metres 10
2Half circle left 10m in medium walk 10
3Half circle right 10m in medium walk 10
4Free rein walk –approx 20m 10
5Half circle left 15m in working trot 10
6Half circle right 15m in working trot 10
7direct transition from working trot to halt proceeding in working trot (sideways on to the judge) 10
8Medium trot 10
9Transition from working trot to working canter left 10
10Working canter left 10
11Transition from working trot to working canter right 10
12Working canter right 10
13Turn on the forehand 10
14Halt and salute at the end of the test facing the judge (C) on the centre line 10
15ARTISTIC PRESENTATION MARKS
16Transitions, Smoothness and Balance 10X2
17Impulsion, Desire to move Forwards, Elasticity of steps and Suppleness of back 10x2
18Paces, Freedom and Regularity 10x2
19Submission, Lightness and Ease of Movements 10x2
20Composition of the test 10x3
21Total 260
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.