FITE Obstacle 25 – In-Hand Footbridge

In-Hand Bridge Data Sheet (.pdf) | In-Hand Bridge Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

Footbridge with one or two handrails:
– Width: around 1 m
– Length: around 5 m
– Height above the ground 0.50 to 1.20 m

EQUIPMENT

– 2 red flags
– 2 white flags
– 1 number

OBJECTIVES

Showing the calm and balance of the horse and the correct attitude of the rider.
Must be negotiated at a walk.

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

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

STYLE FAULTS

– Irregular forward motion
– Loss of balance of the horse or rider
– Incorrect rider aids
– Horse moving sideways

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous method
– Foot placed outside the obstacle