FITE Obstacle 10 – Ridden Dip

Ridden Dip Data Sheet (.pdf) | Ridden Dip Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

– Level ground
– Slope: 30° to 40°
– Length: 5 to 6 m for each of the slopes
– Front width: 2 to 4 m

EQUIPMENT

– 3 red flags
– 3 white flags
– 1 number
– Marking for the obstacle route

OBJECTIVES

Highlighting the calm and balance of the horse and the correct attitude of the rider whilst keeping to the initially chosen gait.

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

– Break in forward motion, change of gait
– Running out
– Stepping back
– Refusal
– Circling

STYLE FAULTS

– Irregular forward motion
– Incorrect rider position
– Not over the stirrups and light
– Loss of balance of the horse or rider
– Horse moving sideways
– Horse maintained on the line of the slope

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous riding
– Foot outside the obstacle route