Amazing Dressage Test

The Amazing New Dressage Test
For Horses Unsuitable to Become Anything

By Joanna MacDonald et al  (1974)   History of Test

The Test

1 A Enter at ordinary serpentine.
X Sprawl. Salute.
2 C Stop dead. Stare in horror at judge and shy to left.
Continue at ordinary working gallop.
3 E Stagger left 20 or 15 or 22 meters in diameter circle or pear shape or five pointed star. Avoid excessive crossing of legs.
4 K

Begin to halt

Z Keep trying
F You can do it.
B Pulley rein. Give up. Continue at out of hand gallop.
5 H Regain right stirrup. Continue at ordinary trot, bouncing.
6 MKT Change rein. Free walk loose reins. Remove horse from judge's lucheon table.Ask judge for leg up. Jump back into ring.
7 Z Turn down centre line. Halt. Grin. Scratch. Burst into tears. Leave area at free walk on long reins, loose language.