Gaited Dressage Intro Level Test 02-2019

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Tölt.Club Gaited Dressage – Intro 02 [2018]
Arena 20mx40m    Time approx 3.30mins

WALK, TROT OR TÖLT
The rider may ride in either tölt or trot but not both. We are not expecting to see Valegro but try and ride in a light steady contact with the exception of free walk  where your horse should be ridden in a long rein with freedom to stretch and lower head. We are looking for regularity in the gaits and impulsion, ease of movement and acceptance of the aids, the rider should have a good position and use of the aids and remember to breathe and a smile will get you extra marks. Scale of marks is standard UK marking, see table below.  Where not specified continue in the gait you are in to the indicated marker for the next part of the test.

Excellent-10 Fairly Good-7 Insufficient-4 Very Bad-1
Very Good-9 Satisfactory-6 Fairly Bad-3 Not Performed-0
Good-8 Sufficient-5 Bad-2  
MarkersTestMax Marks
A

X
Enter at TROT/ TÖLT and proceed down centre line
Halt at X and Salute
Proceed in WALK
10
CTurn right and continue in
WALK
10
MTÖLT or TROT10
BCircle right 20M10
Between B & FWALK10
KXM

M
Change rein FREE WALK on a long rein across the diagonal
Medium WALK
10×2
CTÖLT or TROT10
ECircle Left 20M10
Between K & AWALK10
A
G
Down the centre line
Halt. Immobility. Salute
10


Up to 80 performance marks (B) can be awarded for :

Gaitsfreedom and steadiness10X2
Impulsionwillingness to step forward, suppleness of back and steps10X2
Submissionlightness and ease of movements, acceptance of the bit, attention and confidence10X2
Rider’s position and seat, effectiveness of aids, correctness10X2

Errors are deducted on a fixed scale up to a maximum deduction:
1st error – 2 Pts, 2nd error – 4 Pts, 3rd error – 8 Pts, 4th error – 12pts

Total Marks [A+B Total – errors]  this is given as a percentage of available marks

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