FINE CONTACT COMPETITIONS – DRESSAGE – Test Content

TEST CONTENT

Tests that are currently in use can be found at Equimind.

Tests start at Level One and then require progressively higher training through each level up to the most advanced levels.  Each level introduces progressively more advanced movements which are printed in bold.  There are a number of test patterns for each level with more test patterns added regularly.

The content of the test, i.e. the movements that may be included are listed below.

Level One (may be on a lead rein)
  • Halt
  • Walk
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
    • Circles in trot minimum size 20m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Trot to walk
Level Two
  • Halt
  • Rein-back between 2 and 6 steps
  • Walk
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
    • Circles in trot minimum size 20m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Trot to walk
Level Three
  • Halt
  • Rein back between 2 and 6 steps
  • Walk
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
  • Circle in trot minimum size 15m diameter
  • Circle in canter minimum size 20m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Trot to walk
    • Trot to canter
    • Canter to trot
Level Four
  • Halt
  • Rein back between 2 and 6 steps
  • Turn on the forehand 180 degrees to the right
  • Turn on the forehand 180 degrees to the left
  • Walk
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
    • Circles in trot minimum size 15m diameter
  • Canter
    • Circles in canter minimum size 20m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Halt to trot
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Trot to halt
    • Trot to walk
    • Trot to canter
    • Canter to trot
Level Five
  • Halt
  • Rein back between 2 and 6 steps
  • Turn on the forehand 180° to the right
  • Turn on the forehand 180° to the left
  • Walk
    • Leg yield in walk to the left
    • Leg yield in walk to the right
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
    • Lengthened strides in trot
    • Circle in trot minimum size 10m diameter
  • Canter
    • Circle in canter minimum size 15m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Halt to trot
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Walk to canter
    • Trot to halt
    • Trot to walk
    • Trot to lengthened trot
    • Lengthened trot to trot
    • Trot to canter
    • Canter to trot
    • Canter to Walk
Level Six
  • Halt
  • Rein back between 2 and 6 steps
  • Turn on the forehand 180° to the right
  • Turn on the forehand 180° to the left
  • Walk
    • Leg yield in walk to the left
    • Leg yield in walk to the right
    • Circles in walk minimum size 10m diameter
  • Trot
    • Leg yield in trot to left
    • Leg yield in trot to right
    • Lengthened strides in trot
    • Circles in trot minimum size 10m diameter
  • Canter
    • Lengthened strides in canter
    • Circles in canter minimum size 15m diameter
  • Transitions:
    • Halt to walk
    • Halt to trot
    • Walk to halt
    • Walk to trot
    • Walk to canter
    • Trot to halt
    • Trot to walk
    • Trot to lengthened trot
    • Lengthened trot to trot
    • Trot to canter
    • Canter to trot
    • Canter to walk
    • Canter to lengthened canter left
    • Lengthened canter to canter left
    • Canter to lengthened canter right
    • Lengthened canter to canter right
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