Dressage scoring  No. 17. How do scores on the technical side on the freestyle score sheet relate to scores on the artistic side?”

Dressage scoring  No. 17. Question from a follower of my Webpage: “How do scores on the technical side on the freestyle score sheet relate to scores on the artistic side?”

Dressage scoring No. 16.  What  principles judges will be following?  Are there any Guidelines?

What are the principles that judges will be follow when judging Young Horses Classes? Besides the FEI Guidelines, the USEF and 5* Dressage Judge have developed very important and clear

Dressage scoring No. 15.  Fundamental and minor problems for FEI 6 years olds.

For FEI 6 years old Young Horses classes what are fundamental training problems and what are minor training problems? Fundamental training problems that will lead to lower marks, are for

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 14.  Young Horses  fundamental and minor training problems. What are the judges looking for?

In young horses’ classes what are, in general, fundamental training problems and what are minor training problems. What are the judges looking for? Fundamental training problems that will lead to

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 13.  How much inaccurate riding in Half Passes can affect my score?

How much inaccurate riding in Half Passes can affect my score? In this weekend IDOC seminar with Gary Rockwell he pointed out that half passes cannot end before the mark

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 12.   After an extended canter on the diagonal, where do I have to do the flying change? How this may impact my mark?

After an extended canter on the diagonal, where do I have to do the flying change? In the diagonal or in the corner? Could this have an impact on my

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 11. The scoring of Piaffe in Int. A and B:

Question: May I be penalized if my piaffe is in place instead of advancing, as allowed in these tests?  As a reminder, the Piaffe is a diagonal movement, with a

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 10. Irregularities in Piaffe.

QUESTIONS: How serious are rhythm faults in piaffe? If my horse does not show clear diagonals, or goes long short or shows double beat or is all the time unleveled,

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 9. Issues during Pirouettes.

If in the Prix St Georges, the horse changes before the corner marker the fault should be considered in the mark for the counter canter or in the mark for

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 8. QUESTIONS ABOUT RHYTHM IN PIROUETTES:

Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 8. QUESTIONS FOR PIROUETTES: What mark may I get when my horse changes behind? Rhythm is always Paramount. When the horse changes behind