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NEW! All-Around Free Style

AllAroundFreestyle

 

Combine Western Dressage with your favorite discipline with these new tests from NAWD!  

The all-around segment of the freestyle upholds the NAWD mission that: Classical Principles can help any horse become a better partner and improve his performance for any discipline. 

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2012/13 NAWD Tests

Level 1 "FOUNDATION"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 1, test #1 

Elements:

  • FREE WALK, 
  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • WORKING JOG-TROT, 20m. (66’) CIRCLE, 
  • HALT THROUGH MEDIUM WALK 

pdf-download-buttonLevel 1, test #2   

Elements:

  • FREE WALK, 
  • MEDIUM WALK,
  • WORKING JOG-TROT, 20m. (66’) CIRCLE, 
  • HALT THROUGH MEDIUM WALK

 pdf-download-buttonLevel 1, Bridle Horse Test 1-C: to be ridden after completion of Level 4 with a score of 65% or higher in the snaffle.  Bridle horse tests, if offered, should be a separate class.

Level 2 "COMMUNICATION"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 2, test #1 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • WORKING JOG-TROT,
  • FREE WALK, HALT, 20m. (66’) CIRCLE, 
  • WORKING LOPE, STRETCHING CIRCLE AT JOG-TROT

pdf-download-buttonLevel 2, test #2 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • WORKING JOG-TROT, 
  • FREE WALK, HALT, 20m. (66’) CIRCLE,
  • WORKING LOPE, 
  • STRETCHING CIRCLE AT JOG-TROT

pdf-download-buttonLevel 2, Bridle Horse Test: 2-C to be ridden after completion of Level 4 with a score of 65% or higher in the snaffle.  Bridle horse tests, if offered, should be a separate class.

Level 3 "PARTNERSHIP"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 3, test #1 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • WORKING JOG-TROT, 
  • FREE WALK, HALT, 20m. (66’) CIRCLE, 
  • WORKING LOPE, 
  • STRETCHING CIRCLE AT JOG-TROT, 
  • 10m. 1⁄2 CIRCLES AT JOG-TROT, 
  • LENGTHEN STRIDE AT JOG- TROT AND LOPE, 
  • 15m. CIRCLES AT LOPE

pdf-download-buttonLevel 3, test #2 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • WORKING JOG-TROT, 
  • FREE WALK, HALT, 20m. (66’)
  • CIRCLE, WORKING LOPE,
  •  STRETCHING CIRCLE AT JOG-TROT, 
  • 10m. 1⁄2 CIRCLES AT JOG-TROT, 
  • LENGTHEN STRIDE AT JOG- TROT AND LOPE, 
  • 15m. CIRCLES AT LOPE
  • LEG-YIELD
  • COUNTER-FLEXION
  • POSTING

pdf-download-buttonLevel 3, Bridle Horse Test 3-C to be ridden after completion of Level 4 with a score of 65% or higher in the snaffle.  Bridle horse tests, if offered, should be a separate class.

Level 4 "INFLUENCE"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 4, test #1 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • SHORTEN STRIDE IN WALK, 
  • FREE WALK, 
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • MEDIUM JOG- TROT, 
  • COLLECTED LOPE,
  • MEDIUM LOPE, 
  • 10m. CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT AND LOPE, 
  • SHOULDER-IN, 
  • COUNTER-LOPE, 
  • GIVE OF THE INSIDE REIN ON A CIRCLE, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • SIMPLE CHANGE OF LEAD

pdf-download-buttonLevel 4, test #2 

Elements:

  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • SHORTEN STRIDE IN WALK, 
  • FREE WALK, 
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • MEDIUM JOG- TROT, 
  • COLLECTED LOPE, 
  • MEDIUM LOPE, 10m. 
  • CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT AND LOPE,
  • SHOULDER-IN, 
  • COUNTER-LOPE, 
  • GIVE OF THE INSIDE REIN ON A CIRCLE, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • SIMPLE CHANGE OF LEAD
  • HAUNCHES-OUT
  • HALF-PIROUETTE
  • SERPENTINE

pdf-download-buttonLevel 4, Bridle Horse Test 4-C to be ridden after completion of Level 4 with a score of 65% or higher in the snaffle.  Bridle horse tests, if offered, should be a separate class.

Level 5 "FINESSE"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 5, test #1 

Elements:

  • COLLECTED WALK, 
  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • EXTENDED WALK, 
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • MEDIUM JOG- TROT, 
  • EXTENDED JOG-TROT, 
  • COLLECTED LOPE,
  • MEDIUM LOPE,
  •  EXTENDED LOPE, 
  • 10m. CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT AND LOPE, 
  • GIVE OF THE INSIDE REIN ON A CIRCLE, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • SINGLE FLYING CHANGE OF LEAD, 
  • HALF-PASS IN JOG-TROT, 
  • WALK PIROUETTE
  • SHOULDER-IN
  • COUNTER-LOPE
  • 15m CIRCLE

pdf-download-buttonLevel 5, test #2 

Elements:

  • COLLECTED WALK, 
  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • EXTENDED WALK,
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • MEDIUM JOG- TROT, 
  • EXTENDED JOG-TROT,
  • COLLECTED LOPE,
  • MEDIUM LOPE,
  • EXTENDED LOPE, 
  • 10m. CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT AND LOPE, 
  • GIVE OF THE INSIDE REIN ON A CIRCLE, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • SINGLE FLYING CHANGE OF LEAD, 
  • HALF-PASS IN JOG-TROT, 
  • HALF-PASS IN LOPE, 
  • WALK PIROUETTE
  • SHOULDER-IN
  • 15M CIRCLE

Level 6 "HARMONY"

pdf-download-buttonLevel 6, test #1 

Elements:

  • COLLECTED WALK, 
  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • EXTENDED WALK, 
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT,
  • EXTENDED JOG- TROT, 
  • COLLECTED LOPE, 
  • EXTENDED LOPE, 
  • VERY COLLECTED LOPE,
  • 8m. CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • MULTIPLE CHANGES OF LEAD, 
  • HALF-PASS IN JOG-TROT,
  • HALF-PASS IN LOPE, 
  • WALK PIROUETTE, 
  • SERIES OF HALF-PASSES WITH CHANGE OF DIRECTION AT A JOG-TROT
  • SHOULDER-IN
  • 10M CIRCLE
  • 20M CIRCLE

pdf-download-buttonLevel 6, test #2

Elements:

  • COLLECTED WALK 
  • MEDIUM WALK, 
  • EXTENDED WALK, 
  • COLLECTED JOG-TROT, 
  • MEDIUM JOG- TROT, 
  • EXTENDED JOG-TROT, 
  • COLLECTED LOPE, 
  • MEDIUM LOPE, 
  • EXTENDED LOPE, 10m. 
  • CIRCLE IN COLLECTED JOG-TROT / LOPE, 
  • GIVE OF THE INSIDE REIN ON A CIRCLE, 
  • REIN BACK, 
  • SINGLE FLYING CHANGE OF LEAD, 
  • HALF-PASS IN JOG-TROT, HALF-PASS IN LOPE, 
  • WALK PIROUETTE