Competitive Dressage Riding - Prelim 4

British Dressage – Prelim 4 Dressage Test 2002

Approximate Time 5 minutes

Arena 20m x 40m – To be ridden in a snaffle bridle

Dressage Arena 20 by 40 metres

  1. A Enter in working trot, proceed down centre line without halting
    C Turn right … 10
  2. B Circle right 20 metres diameter
    BFA Working trot … 10
  3. A Down the centre line
    C Turn left … 10
  4. E Circle left 20 metres diameter
    EK Working trot … 10
  5. Between
    K & A Working canter left
    AFB Working Canter … 10
  6. B Circle left 20 metres diameter … 10
  7. BCEK Working canter
    K Working trot … 10
  8. A Medium walk
    B Half circle left 10 metres diameter to X
    X Half circle right 10 metres diameter to E … 10
  9. E Working trot
    Between
    H & C Working canter right
    CMB Working canter … 10
  10. B Circle right 20 metres diameter … 10
  11. BAEH Working canter
    H Working trot … 10
  12. C Medium walk
    MXK Change rein in free walk on a long rein
    K medium walk
    A Down centre line … 10
  13. D Working trot
    G Halt Imobility Salute … 10

Leave arena in a free walk on a long rein where appropriate

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. Riders position and seat, correctness and effect of the aids … 10
TOTAL POINTS 220

N.B. – British Dressage Tests are subject to change without notice – please ensure you confirm with the event organiser before competing. The basic Prelim 4 Dressage Test (2002) is listed here as an aide memoir only.