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  • TREC

    I have been told about this wonderful sport, and want to know what it takes to do. I found the TREC rules online, but it's 81 pages, and I can't print it out. Anyone have a rule book they could send me?
    Does anyone do this here? Tell me all about it!
    to err is human, to whinny, Equine.
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  • #2
    are you seeking info on "Technique De Randonnee Equestre De Competition "?? which seems to be cross between Orienteering and NATRC

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      #3
      Yes, that's the one.
      to err is human, to whinny, Equine.
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      • #4
        see if this page helps...it should come up translated from French into English....disregard the "page can not be displayed" message as it should jump to the translated page
        http://72.14.203.104/translate_c?hl=...%3Den%26sa%3DG

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        • Original Poster

          #5
          Thanks, Clanter, that was helpful. There was talk, and there may already be a TREC association or club starting somewhere near me. I want to know more about it before I get too excited. It looks like a lot of fun, and something I can do.
          to err is human, to whinny, Equine.
          Ebay-aholic! Carolina clique, BITS AND BARTER BOARD BUDDY
          EYEGLASSES MISSIONS FOR ARMENIA-send me your old glasses!

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          • #6
            Trec is amazing! I used to compete in TREC pretty regularly before I moved. Any questions you have about it can be PMed to me.
            madly in love with a little TB mare ...

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            • Original Poster

              #7
              I figured it would be fun. I am going to ask if that local club ever got started... I think I would like it..... I am sure I'd like it.
              to err is human, to whinny, Equine.
              Ebay-aholic! Carolina clique, BITS AND BARTER BOARD BUDDY
              EYEGLASSES MISSIONS FOR ARMENIA-send me your old glasses!

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              • #8
                I never heard of it. What does it entail?
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                • #9
                  Trec has three phases:

                  The first is an orienteering course on horseback. You follow a map, find your way through trails etc.

                  The second is a "control of paces" phase. You may have to canter very slowly through a pair of rails or walk extremely quickly.

                  The third phase is an obstacle course. It can have jumps, gates, dismounting, moving under low branches etc.
                  madly in love with a little TB mare ...

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                  • #10
                    Wow, that sounds like a lot of fun. How would you find one in your area? Is there an organization that sets these up?
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                    • Original Poster

                      #11
                      Thanks, Little Barn Baby!! I think you just summed up the 81 pages nicely!!
                      to err is human, to whinny, Equine.
                      Ebay-aholic! Carolina clique, BITS AND BARTER BOARD BUDDY
                      EYEGLASSES MISSIONS FOR ARMENIA-send me your old glasses!

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by littlebarnbaby View Post
                        Trec has three phases:

                        The first is an orienteering course on horseback. You follow a map, find your way through trails etc.

                        The second is a "control of paces" phase. You may have to canter very slowly through a pair of rails or walk extremely quickly.

                        The third phase is an obstacle course. It can have jumps, gates, dismounting, moving under low branches etc.
                        I believe you have to copy the map first as it is not supplied, I think you have 20 minutes to make a copy then you are out the door on your way

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                        • #13
                          I think whether or not you have to supply a map depends on where the event is held. When I've gone, the maps were supplied, but I was also competing as a junior. They probably didn't want a bunch of kids and teens getting lost in the wilderness.
                          madly in love with a little TB mare ...

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                          • #14
                            did they give you a whistle so they could find you when you got lost?

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