NAWD Western Dressage Freestyle Tests


Western Dressage FreestyleWe begin with a list of prescribed elements of Western Dressage tests, then ask you to show us something that lets your horse shine!

NAWD All-Around Freestyle Tests -- The all-around segment of the freestyle upholds the NAWD mission that: Classical Principles can help any horse become a better partner and improve his performance for any discipline.

All-Around (any discipline)" points will be awarded when riders demonstrate versatility by including movements or elements that are not included inWestern Dressage Freestyle Dressage or Western Dressage Tests.

Some examples may be: gaming patterns, reining moves, trail obstacles, cutting, cattle working, mounted shooting, carrying a flag, roping, garrocha, working equitation obstacles, etc. These are just a few examples.

Rider must submit written description of all-around elements for the judge to have on hand when scoring.

A maximum of 10 points may be awarded based on how well the horse and rider demonstrate rhythm/relaxation, connection, impulsion, straightness, and collection in their non-dressage performance.

A maximum of 10 points may be awarded based on creativity.

NAWD All Around Freestyle Rules 

NAWD All Around freestyle tests

NAWD Six Feet on the Ground Freestyle -eligible for BOTH Freestyle and Six Feet on the Ground