By Elizabeth Graves
Horse to be standing square with legs under the horse (not parked out). Cannon bones need to be perpendicular to the ground (straight up and down).
Horses head to be straight in line with the body, not turned and in natural position, not lifted up or reaching down.
Record both sides of the horse minimum of 1 minute each side standing still.
Straight in front of the horse, standing still.
Straight from behind of horse, standing still.
If possible above the back of horse.
Close up of all 4 hoofs setting on the ground. From front ,sides and back of hooves
Each hoof lifted, held and film bottom of hoof soles and frog.
Horse being Lead, filming from both sides, from behind walking away and from in front walking too.
General Handling and Riding
Horse being haltered from field or stall.
Horse being tied if ties.
Basic ground work exercises. Leading, longeing, backing, stopping, turning, round pen work etc.
Any ground work you normal would do with this horse.
Blanketing and saddling.
Mounting of rider and dismounting.
Ridden at any and all speeds of walks, trot/jog, and gaits if gaited and canter/lope if doing so.
Film from both sides of horse, toward camera and away from camera.
NOTE: Foals and horses under the age of 2 years cannot receive a full evaluation as to structure and gaitablity due to over all lengths and proportions being too far from complete to be accurate for evaluation.