In the Freestyle, the Athlete has forty five (45) seconds to signal to start the music and must enter the arena within thirty (30) seconds of the music starting.
If the Freestyle test is longer or shorter than stipulated on the test sheet, zero point five percentage points (0.5%) will be deducted from the total artistic score.
The rider must enter the arena within thirty (30) seconds of the music starting. At the beginning and end of a Freestyle Test a halt for the salute is compulsory. The test time will start after the Athlete moves forward after the halt and stop with the final salute.