FITE Obstacle 3 – Ridden One-Handed Figure 8

Ridden 1-Hand Figure 8 Data Sheet (.pdf) | Ridden 1-Hand Figure 8 Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

– 2 barrels, 15 m apart,
– “Entry” gate, 10 m from line of barrels
– “Exit” gate 4 m of front width.
– The direction in which the barrels are crossed is left to the course designer’s discretion

EQUIPMENT

– 2 red flags
– 2 white flags
– 1 number
– 2 barrels
– Letters A and B + 2 flags, 1 red 1 white

OBJECTIVES

Perform the one-handed ride through the figure of eight, without touching the barrels and according to the route and pace decided.

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

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

CHOICE OF PACE

– Canter
– Trot
– Step

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous method
– Knocking down one or several barrels.