USDF tests for purchase?

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USDF tests for purchase?

Postby PaulaO » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:10 pm

I know the tests are changing in the fall, but is there any downloadable source for Training levels tests? I don’t want to spend $20 on Whinny Widgets, and they are sold out anyway.

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby PaulaO » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:56 pm

I found the USEF tests. Are they the same as the USDF?

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby acheyarcher » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:08 pm

Paula the only tests which are/ belong to USDF are the freestyles and intro, everything else is USEF ;Training level thru fourth

They are standard at all shows

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby Ryeissa » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:42 pm

Does anyone know the launch date for the new tests?

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby acheyarcher » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:52 pm

I have not heard a hard date for release, they go into effect December 1.

If I remember, in the past they were usually in October

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby Ryeissa » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:53 pm

acheyarcher wrote:I have not heard a hard date for release, they go into effect December 1.

If I remember, in the past they were usually in October


Thanks! that is what I remember too...! always exciting

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby PaulaO » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:48 pm

acheyarcher wrote:Paula the only tests which are/ belong to USDF are the freestyles and intro, everything else is USEF ;Training level thru fourth

They are standard at all shows


Thank you.

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby acheyarcher » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:29 pm

Ryeissa wrote:
acheyarcher wrote:I have not heard a hard date for release, they go into effect December 1.

If I remember, in the past they were usually in October


Thanks! that is what I remember too...! always exciting



It will be interesting to see them. So many people complain about 4-3 but I think it reminds me of the old 1984 PSG which contained the "Niggli Squiggly" which rode so beautifully when done well

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby lorilu » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:21 am

I have heard from reliable sources that they will be available in October.......

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby HafDressage » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:28 am

Oh I can't wait to see them either!!!! I'm really hoping they come out soon!

That 4-3 test is bananas currently. Honestly if you can get through that you might as well show PSG. So, I hope that they change that one for the better so that it provides a better stepping stone to PSG.

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby Ryeissa » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:09 pm

WHERE ARE THEY? I AM SOOOOO IMPATIENT!
I think 4 yrs ago it was November before we saw them....grrrr....And why does this matter? My first show won't be till like ...june?

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby Tsavo » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:23 pm

Can I just ask a question? Why do people pay for the tests when they are available free on line? i realize I am clueless here.

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby StraightForward » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:34 pm

I think people buy the books that have the tests in them with the diagrams (forget what they're called)? IDK, I just download the PDFs. I bought a cheap laminator and laminate the tests so I can keep them at the barn (and other exercises I print out)
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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby MysticOak » Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:30 pm

Tsavo wrote:Can I just ask a question? Why do people pay for the tests when they are available free on line? i realize I am clueless here.


Some want a pocket sized book that is laminated (like Whinny Widgets), some want the test with diagrams showing each movement, etc.

I am also anxious to see the new tests - we have shows here in January, would be nice to get a look at them a couple of months before riding them :D

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Re: USDF tests for purchase?

Postby Ryeissa » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:02 pm

I like having all the tests in a spiral bound book. I have a laminator and do larger versions of the tests I show as a backup. I have friends showing various levels so I am guaranteed to have everyone's test if I have to read them


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