FITE Obstacle 24 – Ridden Path Crossing

Ridden Path Crossing Data Sheet (.pdf)  | Ridden Path Crossing Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

A combination of two obstacles to be jumped, built on stable and level ground.
– Height: 1st part of 0.90 m, 2nd part of 1.10 m for seniors
1st part of 0.70 m, 2nd part of 0.90 m for young riders
– Front width: 3 m
– Distance between the two elements: see table below.

EQUIPMENT

– 2 red flags
– 2 white flags
– 1 number
– 2 letters: A and B

OBJECTIVES

Highlighting the forwardness of the horse as well as the correct approach and attitude of the rider allowing good control.  A change of gait and jumping from a standstill is authorized.

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

– 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
– Incorrect rider aids
– Horse moving sideways

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous riding