Hehe don't get freaked out by "dressage test" - think of it as a way to measure what you can or can't do. The basic walk/trot test will incorporate circles, changes of direction, and transitions into a 3-5 minute timeframe. Right now you may struggle with the movements, but in 6 months it may be a cake walk. It's just a nice way of measuring progress.
The movements will go something like: walk down center line, halt, continue at a walk, track left. Walk a 20-m circle at E. Pick up trot between K and A, trot 20-m circle, change direction across the diagonal, trot circle at C, walk between C and M, walk circle at B, walk down center line.
That's an oversimplified example, and not a real test haha. Just giving you an idea of how it may be a neat goal for you to have as it may help you "visualize" a goal and work towards control and gaits both directions.
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