What the Judge is looking for.
The equine/handler relationship.
How they react to each other.
Is the communication mutual.
Who is more dominant.
The equine/handler partnership.
Do they look connected.
Are they working together.
Does the equine look distracted.
Have the obstacle requirements been met.
If not, was it handler error.
Did the equine not understand.
Rushing or hurrying.
Refusal to approach an obstacle.
No expression or interest.
Handler leading position.
How well was it maintained throughout the obstacle.
Was there any pulling from in front or behind.
Lack of presentation of the obstacle to the equine, by the handler.