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Provisional Summer Series League 2023

Provisional Summer Series League 2023

As the Summer Series has drawn to a close for 2023, we would like to thank all Clubs, Organisers, Traceurs, TDs, Judges & Volunteers for another successful year of Summer Series competitions across the country. Competitors have taken in the views from tops of mountains, deep in the forests, across open parklands and even some more touristy areas.

All TREC GB members who have succesfully completed qualifying events will have been added to the Cavallo Hoofboots Summer Series League 2023 and the provisional results are now available to view on the website ⬇⬇⬇

As a reminder:

To be eligible for points in the league you must have completed in a minimum of 2 competitions at that level.

All classes at the TREC GB National Championships will be eligible for points in the summer league.

Any queries regarding the Provisional Results of the Summer League must be sent to admin@trecgb.com by Wednesday 22nd November 2023.

Traceur Training Date Announced

Traceur Training Date Announced

TREC GB are pleased to announce Traceur Training has been arranged for Saturday 23rd March 2024 and is open to all interested in planning POR routes.

The training will be classroom based and will include outside exercises in local woodland and a small section of open land.

Cost £25.00  per person

Time 9am – 5pm

Please contact admin@trecgb.com for further information.

New Young Rider & Junior Duo Chef d’Equipe announced

New Young Rider & Junior Duo Chef d’Equipe announced

On behalf of TREC GB, the International Riders Working Group are pleased to confirm that Kathryn Rollinson has been appointed as JD/YR Chef d’Equipe for the 2024 and 2025 International FITE Championships.

Kathryn brings a wealth of experience to the role as both a YR and Senior team member as well as her extensive TREC coaching and training experience. Kathryn formally takes up the post from Wednesday the 1st November.

Administration Support Vacancy

Administration Support Vacancy

‘TREC GB’, the Governing Body of TREC in the United Kingdom, would like to invite applications for a contract to provide administration support services. The contract would initially be the equivalent of 1 day (8 hours) of services per week. Hours worked can be flexible, as long as, where possible, they are compatible with the needs of our existing administration services provider, such that at times of illness, absence etc., essential administration services are maintained.

The value of the contract is based on 8 hours at £12.00 per hour, invoiced monthly with details of work carried out.

This provider must have:

  1. A good understanding of the sport of British TREC.
  2. Good organisational and communication skills and abilities.
  3. A good understanding and experience of Information Systems including familiarity with the use of data storage systems.
  4. Excellent computer skills. 
  5. Good internet access.

If you would like to tender for the contract please apply by email, detailing your experience and qualifications within the administration sector and the sport of TREC along with your reasons for tendering for this particular contract.

Further details of the required services are available on request.

Applications should be received no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th November 2023.

Please send requests for further details and completed applications for the contract to vacancies@trecgb.com

TREC Represented in the Horse & Hound Equestrian Awards 2023

TREC Represented in the Horse & Hound Equestrian Awards 2023

TREC is hitting mainstream equestrian media with a bang this month, being represented twice in the annual Horse & Hound Equestrian Awards

Our very own Chairperson, Christine Paine, has been nominated for Volunteer of the Year and TREC newbie Amy George is a finalist in the Amateur Rider of the Year Award.

TREC really is the most wonderful, friendly and supportive of all the equestrian disciplines and this is our chance to showcase our sport to a wider audience. The awards are all decided on a public vote so please click on the link below and cast a vote for Chris and Amy

Once you have voted, please consider sharing the posts we will be publishing over the coming week and encourage all of your friends and family to get behind our sport! 

A win for either Chris or Amy will be invaluable when trying to attract new sponsors and support for TREC, and we are just so excited to be supporting them both in their campaign for votes!

https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/awards

National Championships 2023 Results

National Championships 2023 Results

Congratulations to all who competed in the TREC GB National Championships 2023, kindly sponsored by Leucillin Animal Skincare & Smart Saddles.

The overall results are available to view below. The phase results will be available within the next few days.

The National Champions 2023 are:

Leucllin Level 1 Newcomer IndividualLise Taylor (Chica)
Leucillin Level 1 Newcomer PairsGayle Marr (Hire Horse) & Sarah Witherspoon (Turn & Burn Superstar)
Leucillin Level 1 Open IndividualCatherine Greening (Welland Crystal)
Leucillin Level 1 Open PairsSarah-Jayne Bowers (Fingal of Achnacarry) & Diane Roberts (Skuggi)
Leucillin Level 1 Veteran HorseSian Griffiths (Barbara)
Smart Saddles Level 2 IndividualMartina Kasar (Caletto)
Smart Saddles Level 2 PairsDonna Taylor (Glantrasna Carrig) & Amanda Aldridge (Mr Pi)
Smart Saddles Level 2A IndividualHilary Barnard (Mallards Wood Aquila)
Smart Saddles Level 2A PairsLiane Robinson (Jaye) & Alex Robinson (Carive Moon and the Stars)
Smart Saddles Level 3 IndividualEleanor Prescott (Raiden)
Smart Saddles Level 3 PairsMary Weston (Cape Clear Casey) & Anna Lea (Nutkin)
Smart Saddles Level 4Amy George (A Touch Optimistik)
TeamCentral Conquerors (Mary Weston, Anna Lea & Chrissie Upchurch)
Nations CupEngland
The Lucky Jim (Highest PTV)Hilary Barnard & Caroline Brammer (score 137)
Jane Goldbart Trophy for Best ConditionThe Artful Dodger (Tania Guinness)
Highest Placed VeteranCaletto (Martina Kasar)
Daniel Nolan Highest POR Level 2Gizzy Miller
Daniel Nolan Highest POR Level 2aLiane & Alex Robinson
Daniel Nolan Highest POR Level 3Anna Lea & Mary Weston
Daniel Nolan Highest POR Level 4Amy George
Sharon Davies Trophy (Highest Placed Hired or Loaned Horse)Believe in Blue (Vicky Cresswell)

National Championships 2023-Overall ResultsDownload

National Championships 2023 Competitor Information

National Championships 2023 Competitor Information

We’re looking forward to welcoming all competitors and volunteers to the National Championships 2023 on Thursday and Friday.

The Competitor Information and Start Times for the coming weekend are now available to view & download from the following link. A copy has also been emailed to all competitors.

A riding out route has also been sent to all competitors for you to print if you wish to ride out on Thursday or Friday. A copy will also be on display in the secretary’s tent.

*NEW FOR 2023*

We’re excited to welcome Equireel to the National Championships this year. Equireel will be filming every competitor at every obstacle on the PTV course. To view a sample of their work, please click this link: https://vimeo.com/740530235?share=copy

You will be able to order your own video from their shop after the Championships: https://shop.equireel.co.uk/

Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen, raincoat & human water, water for horses will be available in the corralling field.

Have a safe journey and we will see you there!

New Winter Series 2023-2024 Sponsor Announced

New Winter Series 2023-2024 Sponsor Announced

TREC GB are pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Winter Series has kindly been sponsored by Quality Rosettes.

Quality Rosettes makes and supplies superb quality rosettes and sashes to enhance your event, using either their designs or your own. Please take a look at their website and see if they can assist you.

https://www.qualityrosettes.co.uk/

Thank you Jenny Snowdon (a fellow TRECcie), owner of Quality Rosettes, for sponoring the Winter Series this year.

National Championships Update

National Championships Update

TREC GB has issued an update statement regarding the TREC GB National Championships 2023, which includes changes to the format of the Championships and how the remaining places will be filled.

You can read the full statement here:

TREC GB apologises that some members may be disappointed; however the safety and enjoyment of all people at the event – including competitors, volunteers and organisers is paramount. We hope you will understand the difficult decisions we have had to make.