Read to Succeed 1 – Introductory A
Posted by Admin in on Feb 28, 2012
Introduction – dressage is just a list of movements and paces joined together by transitions. Any horse and any rider can do it. Introductory tests are an ideal way for a novice rider or horse to get started. Why not give it a go?
Learn Your Test – it’s a skill and one that will improve your confidence and your marks. Even if you plan to have it called make sure you try these top tips.
On the Day – knowing how to warm up, what to do while you’re waiting for the bell and what to do if things go wrong will all help to settle your nerves.
Ring Craft – what can you do to make your test stand out? Find out here.
What to Look for in Introductory A -
20m circles at E and B
Trot/walk/trot transitions between markers
½ 10m circles EX, XB
Change of rein in free walk on a long rein
Your final centre line