FITE Obstacle 8 – In-Hand Step Up

In-Hand Step Up Data Sheet (.pdf) | In-Hand Step Up Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

– Obstacle with a distinct edge. Stable ground
– Take off and landing without any hazard
– Height : 0.90 m for seniors and young riders
– Front width: 2 to 3 m
– Route for the rider provided on the side as appropriate, this must not be taken by the horse.

EQUIPMENT

– 1 red flag
– 1 white flag
– 1 number

OBJECTIVES

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

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

– Running out
– Stepping back
– Refusal
– Circling

STYLE FAULTS

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

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous method