FITE Obstacle 9 – Ridden Step Up

Ridden Step Up Data Sheet (.pdf) | Ridden Step Up Score Sheet (.pdf)

FEATURES

– Obstacle with a distinct edge, stable ground
– Take off and landing without any hazard
– Height : 1.10 m for seniors, 0.90 m for young riders
– Front width: 2 to 3 m

EQUIPMENT

– 1 red flag
– 1 white flag
– 1 number

OBJECTIVES

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

EFFECTIVENESS FAULTS

– Running out
– Stepping back
– Refusal
– Circling

STYLE FAULTS

– Irregular forward motion
– Incorrect position of the rider, lack of verticality over his stirrups and lightness
– Loss of balance of the horse or the rider
– Incorrect rider aids
– Horse moving sideways

PENALTIES

– Brutality
– Fall of horse or rider
– Dangerous riding