STYLE AND PERFORMANCE TEST FOR DOGS
Name of rider/handler:
Name and age of horse:
Judged by:
Tips and advice by:
Score:
Percentage:
To be performed in an arena approximately 10m x 20m (or a suitable size for your pooch)
The arena to be marked out the same as a dressage arena.
All obstacles to be built suitably sized for your dog.
May be performed ?on the lead? but dogs performing off the lead will be awarded an extra 5 points.
Will be judged on accuracy, style and obedience with bonus points for the most impressive ?trick of choice? at the end of the test.

Pause table to be positioned in the corner, off the track between F and A
Fence 1 to be positioned on the diagonal between K and M between K and X
Fence 2 to be positioned approx 1 metre off the track just after K but before E
Fence 3 to be positioned on the diagonal between H and F- between H and X
Object to retrieve and drop to be placed between E and X but closer to E than X
Weaving poles to be positioned between F and B approx. 1m in from the track.
MOVEMENTS Max
Mark
JUDGES SCORE COMMENTS
1A enter at slow jog to heel. C track right 10
2M change the rein to K and jump fence 1 20
3Just after A jump onto pause table, sit and stay 6 seconds. 10
4Between F and B weave in and out of poles 10
5H X F change the rein extended trot 10
6Just after A turn and jump fence 2 positioned near K. Before E slow jog or walk to heel 20
7E turn right slow jog or walk to heel- pick up ball/glove and carry to just before turn at B- drop 10
8B turn left slow jog or walk to heel 10
9C medium trot H X F change the rein and jump fence 3 20
10A half 10 m circle to centre line- sit 4 seconds lie down 4 seconds proceed in walk to heel to track. 10
11At the track turn right. A down the centre line to just before X- demonstrate ‘trick of choice. 10
12General obedience and attentiveness 20
13Effectiveness of handlers ‘aids’ 20
14Total Score 180
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.