This test is designed to judge the skill of the rider,and thus the collective marks reflect this.
This test is designed to judge the skill of the horse,and thus the collective marks reflect this.
Please note that as the Novice Dressage test movements are the same for both the Horse and Rider tests, (although their collective marks differ) the diagram given is the same for both.
PURPOSE: To test and encourage the correct training of the novice Working Equitation rider. To be ridden in a snaffle, bosal, Pelham, or curb and using two hands on the reins. Rider may carry a whip. Spurs are allowed. Transitions into and out of the halt may be made through the walk. The horse should be in acceptance of the connection from the leg to the elastic hand showing the start of a round outline. The walk, trot, and canter should be energetic and ground covering with the strides tracking up or over striding in the walk and trot.