A slalom course of 6 posts placed in the ground in a straight line within a flagged 4 meter wide corridor (marked on the ground). Dimensions are the same for all Levels.
– Post Height: Around 2 m
– Width of the obstacle route: 4 m
– Entry / Exit Gates: 2 m before the first post, and 2m after the last post
To pass through the slalom course without touching the posts and keeping to the initially chosen gait.
Scoring This Obstacle
See also: Ridden Obstacles / Scoring
Effectiveness Faults (E Score) -3 per incident
BEFORE the obstacle:
– Running Out
– Error of Course Corrected
– Stepping Back
IN the obstacle:
– Break of Gait
– Contacting a post
Choice of Gait (G Score)
LEVELS 1 & 2 / USA: Walk -2 / Trot 0 / Canter +3
LEVELS 3 & 4 / USA + FITE: Walk: X (No Score) / Trot -2 / Canter +3
For break of gait: the lowest gait is scored. Recovery of the original gait NA.
Penalties (P Score)
– Brutality (-5)
– Dangerous Riding (-5)
– Fall of Horse or Rider (Rider Excused)
– Leaving The Obstacle (-10)
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A. E Score: 7 / S Score: 3 / Total: 10
B. E Score: 7 / G Score: -2 (L1 walk score) / Total: 5
C. E Score: 7 / G Score: -2 (L3 trot score) / Total: 5*
D. E Score: 4 / G Score: 3 / Total: 7
*If horse breaks – score is given for the lower gait.