Explanation of Scoring System
10 = Absolute perfection with obstacle elements performed correctly and barely visible cues from the rider. Exhibited smoothness and brilliance.
9 = Correct execution of all obstacle elements, without any mistakes, but lacks brilliance. Rider cues are clearly visible.
8 = Obstacle elements are completed, without mistakes, but without finesse and smoothness.
7 = Good but lacks the quality to make it an “above average” performance. A solid performance, but with minor flaws
6 = Average. Obstacle completed with mistakes that were corrected.
5 = Low end of average. Obstacle was completed, but was just okay. Some mistakes were not corrected
4= Main elements of the obstacle were not completed. Most mistakes were not corrected.
3 = A small amount of obstacle was accomplished or had quality.
2 = Almost none of the obstacle elements were completed or with very low quality.
1 = Rider made it past start, but did not complete any elements of the obstacle.
Zeros (will always be both rider & horse)
Zeros will be given:
If the rider does not even attempt the obstacle
If the rider cannot get past the start point
If the horse and/or rider fall at the obstacle