Introductory test A help

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  1. denisextilly

    denisextilly New Member

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    Our local riding club is planning on a few dressage shows this winter,my daughter would love to have a go but we have no idea what is involved in a test.Could anyone give us an idea about what she would have to :D;)
    Thanks in advance :)
     
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  2. denisextilly

    denisextilly New Member

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    :eek: No dressage experts on here today :(
     
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  3. misskuke

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    Sorry, I only have Into B :(
     
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    Lobelia Overhill New Member

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    Intro A is walking and trotting, possibly a couple of 20m circles and a halt ... not totally sure myself!
     
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  5. sophie33

    sophie33 Well-Known Member

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    This is Intro A from 2008, don't know if it changed this year. I've not yet done either, but I think A looks a bit harder than Intro B. All walk and trot though:

    BD Introductory Test A (2008)


    1: A Enter in working trot
    Proceed down the centre line without halting
    C Turn right


    2: B Circle right 20 metres diameter


    3: B Working trot
    bet. B&F Transition to walk (1 horse length)
    Proceed in working trot


    4: E Half circle right 10 metres diameter to X
    X Half circle left 10 metres diameter to B


    5: bet. B&M Transition to walk (1 horse length)
    Proceed in working trot


    6: E Circle left 20 metres diameter


    7: bet. K&A Transition to medium walk


    8: FXH Change the rein at free walk on a long rein
    (Double score)


    9: H Medium walk
    C Circle right 20 metres diameter
    Bet. X&C Transition to working trot


    10: MXK Change rein in working trot


    11: A Down the centre line
    X Medium walk


    12: G Halt immobility salute
    Leave the arena in walk on a long rein where appropriate
     
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  6. denisextilly

    denisextilly New Member

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    Thankyou all for the help :D
    especially you sophie 33 must have took you ages to type all that:eek:or is it just me that's slow:rolleyes::D
     
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  7. sophie33

    sophie33 Well-Known Member

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    No worries! I had it on computer so just cut and paste it ;)
     
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