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Prix Caprilli Tests?

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  • Prix Caprilli Tests?

    Does anyone have any Prix Caprilli tests which they would share? We used to do those quite a bit and they are really fun, so I was trying to locate some actual test sheets to offer for my students.
    "Where knowledge ends violence begins." B. Ljundquist

  • #2

    We do them at a little dressage show here, and they are on our website
    www.idahodressageandeventing.org. They are so fun in the middle of a dressage show!


    • #3
      try this link



      • #4
        Here is a link to Lendons Youth Dressage Festival, she includes them as a fun thing to do at the festival.

        Also I know that ieodressage.org has started doing a prix caprilli at their shows as well they may be able to help.

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        • Original Poster

          Thanks everyone.
          There was one I rode through years ago which included cavaletti, an oxer, a vertical and an in and out. Mike Matthews had organized the class at Bloomfield Hunt and it was really fun, but I didn't save a copy! It was also used by Laddy Andehazey at Lake Erie College. Those two gentlemen are no longer with us, so I can't ask them.
          "Where knowledge ends violence begins." B. Ljundquist


          • #6
            The only ones I ever see any more include two jumps, about two feet high. Not even worth it.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by deltawave View Post
              The only ones I ever see any more include two jumps, about two feet high. Not even worth it.
              Yeah, but the DQs quake at the thought of jumping even a foot...dressage is a tool unto itself vs. anything useable for other facets of riding. I love the Caprilli tests, amazing how Von Pregaljaster's Left Wingnut and his rider melt at the thought of a jump.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by deltawave View Post
                The only ones I ever see any more include two jumps, about two feet high. Not even worth it.
                Gee, this seems rather snobby and un-eventer like.


                • Original Poster

                  Umm, when I started showing in dressage all tests had a jump,at the end, outside the ring next to B or E. Two foot six to three feet. But then First Level was the first level then too.
                  (That was shortly after the invention of the wheel.)
                  "Where knowledge ends violence begins." B. Ljundquist


                  • #10
                    Gee, this seems rather snobby and un-eventer like.
                    Huh? I made no commentary on dressage or dressage riders and their jumping skills. (that was someone else)

                    I just don't feel like it's worth making a whole extra test/class to include two itty bitty jumps. Also, the tests offered around here are routinely cancelled for no entries so the comment is also colored by that fact--nobody really seems to bother with them.

                    I've never entered one--don't want to be in a class with maybe one other person, learn another test, just for the excitement of trotting a 2 foot vertical.
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