Dressage Test 122 Novice | British Eventing

NOVICE DRESSAGE TEST 122 (2001) – British Eventing

Interval between horses 7 mins

20x60 Dressage Arena

Arena 20m x 60m – To be ridden in a snaffle bridle

  1. A Enter at working trot and proceed down centre line without halting
    C Track right ……….10
  2. CR Working trot
    R Circle right 15m diameter ……….10
  3. R-K Change rein and progressively show some lengthened strides
    K Working trot ……….10
  4. P Circle left 15m circle diameter ……….10
  5. P-H Change rein and progressively show some lengthened strides
    H Working trot ……….10
  6. C Medium walk
    M Turn right
    G Halt and ……….10
  7. G Rein back 3-4 steps and proceed at medium walk without halting
    H Turn left ……….10
  8. S-P Change rein at free walk on a long rein
    P Medium walk ……….10×2
  9. F Working trot
    A Working canter right and ……….10
  10. A Circle right 20m diameter ……….10
  11. K-H One loop 5m in from the track ……….10
  12. MXK Change the rein
    X Working trot
    K Working canter left ……….10
  13. A Circle left 20m diameter ……….10
  14. F-M One loop 5m in from the track ……….10
  15. H Working trot
    E Turn left
    X Turn left ……….10
  16. X Down centre line
    G Halt. Salute ……….10

Leave arena at walk on a long rein at an appropriate place

Collective Marks
  1. Paces (freedom and regularity) ……….10
  2. Impulsion (desire to move forward, elasticity of the steps, suppleness of the back, and engagement of the hind quarters) ……….10
  3. Submission (attention and confidence; harmony, lightness and ease of the movements; acceptance of the bridle and lightness of the forehand) ……….10
  4. Position and seat of the rider, correct use of the aids ……….10
TOTAL POINTS 210
N.B. In BE NOVICE DRESSAGE TESTS
N.B. In NOVICE TESTS, trot work may be executed either sitting or rising at the discretion of the rider. NOVICE DRESSAGE TEST 122 (2001) – British Eventing Dressage Tests are subject to change without notice – please ensure you confirm with the event organiser before competing. The basic test is listed here as an aide memoir only.