Here are some helpful tips and abbreviations that you can memorize when you decide to scribe at a show.
If you are thinking about scribing at a show but are not sure how to go about it, just go to your local show and talk to the show office.
The management will be more than happy to have you help out, they need volunteers in many different duties.
I would suggest asking show managment if you can sit in and listen to the judge and watch the scribe. This way they can notify the judge ahead of time that you will be sitting in to observe and learn. When you start out you will need to familiarize yourself with the tests.
Start at Intro level and work your way up until your confident to go to the next level. As the tests go up, the movements come quicker and you need to be able to write faster.
It takes alot of time and money to put on a dressage show and volunteers are a big part of why shows can be successful.
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When you go for a lesson, give your instructor that time for you to learn what she/he is teaching.
Your instructor should give you time after the lesson to go over what you learned, so that you understand it, not just "doing it".