Question by  bapadget (25)

What is involved in a dressage test?

I would like to start competing.


Answer by  surveyjeppson (90)

There are 18 different tests in dessage with 4 of these at the beginning level. The horse must halt, free walk, medium walk, loose rein walk, working trot, canter both leads, and perform 20 meter circles. The beginner tests are done in a 20 by 60 meter arena. The tests are done with a snaffle bit.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

It's a pattern of dressage moves that are preformed in front of judges. They post the patterns beforehand so you can memorize them.


Answer by  zori (63)

A dressage test is a predetermined pattern in an enclosed area that a horse and rider team must complete. Dressage tests inclede demonstrations of the rider's ability to correctly perform specific paces and movements.

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