BE Dressage Test Novice 3DE | Training the event horse

British Eventing Dressage Test 3DE Novice 1992

20x60 Dressage Arena

Interval Between Horses – 7.5mins

Arena 20m x 60m

To be ridden in a – snaffle bridle

Dressage Test 3DE – Novice
  1. A – Enter at working trot.
    X – Halt. Salute. Proceed at working trot ………. 10
  2. C – Track left
    S – Circle left 10m diameter ………. 10
  3. E – turn left
    B – Track right ………. 10
  4. P – Circle right 10m diameter
    FAK – Working trot ………. 10
  5. VXR – Change rein and show a few lengthened strides
    R – Working trot ………. 10
  6. C – Halt. Rein back 5 steps, proceed at medium walk ………. 10
  7. HBK – Free walk on a long rein
    K – Medium walk ………. 10
  8. A – Working canter left (transition may be progressive)
    FM – Show some lengthened strides
    M – Working canter ………. 10
  9. C – Circle left 15m diameter ………. 10
  10. V – Half circle left 15m diameter returning to the track at S
    H – Working trot ………. 10
  11. C – Working canter right and circle right 15m diameter ………. 10
  12. P – Half circle right 15m, returning to the track at R
    MCS – Working trot ………. 10
  13. SXP – Change rein and show some lengthened strides
    P – Working trot ………. 10
  14. A – Down centre line
    X – Medium walk
    G – Halt. Salute ………. 10

Leave the arena at walk on a long rein at A

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 240
N.B. In Novice DRESSAGE TESTS
, trot work may be executed either sitting or rising at the discretion of the rider. BRITISH EVENTING DRESSAGE TEST 3DE NOVICE – 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.