Tuesday, September 25, 2012

9-23-12 AHHf #5 Training 1 Remarks & Score

9-23-12 All Heart Horse Farm
Leslie Cummings, Judge
Score 62.917%

1 A Enter working trot
X Halt, Salute Proceed working trot
7.0 quite straight

2 C Track left
E Circle left 20m
6.5 needs more bend @C

3 A Circle left 20m, developing left lead canter second half of circle
AFB Working canter
6.0 prompt depart then hollow with nose right

4 B-E Half circle left 20m
6.0 falls to forehand, hollow

5 Between E & K Working trot
6.5 maintain energy

6 A Circle left 20m rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward
Before A, shorten the reins
A Working trot
6.5 want more consistent stretch

7 Between A & F Medium walk
6.0 add activity

8 FXH Free walk
H-C Medium walk
6.5 relaxed but needs more swing

9 C Working trot
6.5 bend through corner

10 B Circle right 20m
6.0 no straight sides on circle

11 A Circle right 20m, developing right lead canter second half of circle
AKE Working canter
4.0 sticky to canter, broke

12 E-B Half circle right 20m
6.0 falls to forehand
13 Between B & F Working trot
6.0 heavy to trot

14 A Down centerline
X Halt, Salute
8.0 quite straight

GAITS (freedom and regularity) 7.0
IMPULSION (desire to move forward, elasticity of the steps, suppleness of the back, engagement of the hindquarters) 6.0
SUBMISSION (attention and confidence, lightness and ease of movements, acceptance of the bridle, lightness of the forehand) 6.0
RIDER'S position and seat 6.5
RIDER'S correct and effective use of the aids 6.5
HARMONY between rider and horse 6.5

So good-looking!  Energy seemed to fade as test progressed.  Need to maintain enthusiasm and ground cover to develop balance off forehand and out of hands (bit).

1 comment:

Yankecwgrl said...

glad she rewarded your straight halts at X on this one! Much improved from first test I think :)

Wow, even with that low score for the canter bo-bo, you kicked butt on this test.

Great job you two!