Western Horsemanship

Western Horsemanship - considered off pattern. Horse should...

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75% pattern work, 25% Rail work Basic Western Pattern (working from cone) 1) walk from cone 1 to cone 2 2) at cone 2 lope RL circle, closing at cone 2, break to a jog 3) jog from cone 2 to cone 3 4) stop and back 3-5 steps Basic Equitation Pattern 1) sitting trot from cone 1 to cone 2 2) posting trot circle to right, close circle 3) change diagonals, posting trot circle to left 4) from cone 2 to 3 Left lead canter When working from the cone, the horse should stand quietly and the rider be alert to the judge. The horses shoulder should be inline with the cone Rider must stay on side of cones as directed by the pattern, if they change sides, it’s
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Unformatted text preview: considered off pattern. Horse should achieve gait asked for smoothly by the time his shoulder hits the designated marker. CONSISTENCY Missed cues or incorrect leads are to be considered the riders fault, and scored accordingly Smooth equal sized, ROUND circles. Its all about straight lines and circles Rider position NRHA JUDGES SCORE CARD Judge ____________________________________ Event________________________ Date_________________ Class ___________________________ Pattern __________ MANEUVER SCORES: -1 1/2 Extremely Poor -1 Very Poor -1/2 Poor 0 Correct +1/2 Good +1 Very Good +1 1/2 Excellent MANEUVER DESCRIPTION PENALTY MANEUVER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 TOTA DRAW h EXH# PENALTY SCORE...
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course APSC 3724 taught by Professor Rksplan during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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