TREC USA

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Hot off the press Pole work webinar with Sam Taylor Leighton on Your Horse is Your Mirror youtube channel
Looking for any TREC events near or in Maine!
Pond swim! Sunday August 12, Aberdeen NC. 10:00 AM.Bring your horse, bathing suit and a picnic lunch and join us for trail riding and swimming your horse in the pond. Great way to beat the summer heat and get your horse used to water. See website at www.trec-usa.org for details
Spring WarmUp Clinic...details available at trec-usa,org Sunday April 8, 2018 9:30 AM Paradox Farm 1433 Foster Rd Yanceyville NC 27379 Warm up for spring with a fun day of learning or refreshing TREC skills. We will offer all phases of a TREC event, and include an unmounted Q&A. At the end of the day, riders will have practiced TREC Obstacles and Control of Paces, and have had the opportunity for a mapped trail ride to round it all off. This clinic is suitable for absolute beginners interested in trying TREC for the first time, up to and including experienced riders on green horses. Register in advance for discounted rate! Directions: Yanceyville is north of Burlington, NC and south of Danville, VA. From Yanceyville, take NC Hwy 158 West, turn right onto Foster Rd. Paradox Farm is 1.4 miles on the left. Member fee: $50 before 3/31/2018, $65 after 4/1/2018 Non-member fee: $65 before 3/31/2018, $75 after 4/1/2018 Event Contact: Paula Nelson
This did not air last night but will tonight. Some ladies in Hoffman do this now and I think it sounds like a safe competition for those of us that are older ladies :)
I am trying to get hold of Kim Stoddard. I sent her an email and Facebook message on TREC but haven't heard back from her.
Save the date...Trec-or-Treat...Sunday October 29, 2017, Paradox Farm, Yanceyville NC. Details on website
Any more events planned for this year?
Looks like fun - when are you coming back to New England, for those of us who missed the Hubbardston clinic?

Welcome to TREC! Adventure Sport For Trail Riding Enthusiasts

Home to the official United States charter for the international, equestrian sport - TREC.

TREC is an international equestrian sport that tests the skills, confidence, and abilities of horse and rider or driving team over various terrain and obstacles. The 3 phases of a TREC competition include Trail Orienteering, Control of Paces, and a Cross-Country Obstacle Course. TREC, or Le TREC was originally started in France to test the skills of trekking guides working in the equestrian tourism industry.Today the sport of TREC is popular throughout Europe, and is gaining participants in the United States and Canada.

Mission: To promote and encourage safe forms of equestrian tourism and leisure equestrian activities in the US through the international sport, TREC.

[03/05/20]   2020 TREC-USA Members
Join Us for Our Quarterly Open Board Meeting Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Please see website for agenda and log-in details.

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/2020-board-meetings-2020-03-05/

TREC USA's cover photo

Ridden and Driven TREC Orienteering Clinic & Fun Competition

11/03/2016

11/03/2016

2019 China TREC

Photos By Deborah Wang / China Institute of Horse Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Kim Harrison, Mary Harcourt.
TREC-USA Participant Reports available at:
http://trec-usa.org/2019-china-participant-reports/

Photos By Deborah Wang / China Institute of Horse Culture, Sports, and Tourism, Kim Harrison, Mary Harcourt.
TREC-USA Participant Reports available at:
http://trec-usa.org/2019-china-participant-reports/

TREC USA's cover photo

TREC USA's cover photo

TREC Trail Obstacle Challenge 11/17/19

Thank you to all participants and volunteers for making a fun day! And special thanks to Sport of Horses Park, and to Nicole Basile for the lovely photos! We had a cold and windy morning but ended up with great afternoon weather. Started the day with a course walk and open schooling, followed by Control of Paces and 3 Courses of 10 obstacles each. Results to follow!

Thank you to all participants and volunteers for making a fun day! And special thanks to Sport of Horses Park, and to Nicole Basile for the lovely photos! We had a cold and windy morning but ended up with great afternoon weather. Started the day with a course walk and open schooling, followed by Control of Paces and 3 Courses of 10 obstacles each. Results to follow!

[10/08/19]   10/08/19 Member Discussion - postponed until further notice.

TREC Obstacles & COP Schooling Competition

Thank you to all riders and volunteers who participated in the first TREC NE schooling competition!

Thank you to all riders and volunteers who participated in the first TREC NE schooling competition!

[09/20/19]   TREC CHINA has once again graciously invited the FITE NETOs to participate in the TREC China International Championships and has further offered to cover the costs for one rider per country including Transportation, Accommodation, Catering and Rental Horse after he / she landed in China.

TREC-USA Members interested in participating in this opportunity must send your interest to: [email protected] BEFORE Friday 09/27. This opportunity to be shared among riders approved by the board.

Please see website for DETAILS: http://trec-usa.org/news/trec-china-international-championship-2019/

[09/02/19]   Next TREC-USA Board Meeting: Tuesday September 10th at 7:00 pm

[08/22/19]   SE Event Planning Committee Meeting August 22 / 7:30 PM
http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/event-planning-committee-meetings-2019-08-22/

[08/02/19]   Pond Swim Postponed. NEW DATE Saturday August 17.

[07/24/19]   Event Planning Committee Meetings

NE Region: July 31 - 7:00 PM
SE Region: August 1 - 7:00 PM

TREC-USA Event Organizers, Participants, Volunteers:

Join us to help plan the event calendar for the rest of the year!

Please see website for details:

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/event-organizer-committee-meetings-2019-07-31/

TREC Mapped Trail Ride & Poker Ride 06/15/19

Pomfret Connecticut
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This ride was so fun! Everyone made it back, some in the wrong direction, but what a great learning experience for all of us.
Can't wait to do it again. Penny F.

Pomfret Connecticut
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This ride was so fun! Everyone made it back, some in the wrong direction, but what a great learning experience for all of us.
Can't wait to do it again. Penny F.

[07/07/19]   TREC-USA Board Meeting will be held 7/11 at 7:00 pm. Members - Please see website for details.

Intro To TREC Clinic & Fun Competition 06/23/19

Thank you to everyone who helped make another fun day - and to Nicole for taking these photos! Special thanks to Sport of Horse Park for their on-going support of TREC, to our instructors; Angela Moore, Cameron Vann, and Tim Thomas, and to our volunteers; Nicole Basile, Linda Kaltenbach, Todd Erickson, Heather Ratcliffe, and Jeremia who mowed his gr-ass off!

Thank you to everyone who helped make another fun day - and to Nicole for taking these photos! Special thanks to Sport of Horse Park for their on-going support of TREC, to our instructors; Angela Moore, Cameron Vann, and Tim Thomas, and to our volunteers; Nicole Basile, Linda Kaltenbach, Todd Erickson, Heather Ratcliffe, and Jeremia who mowed his gr-ass off!

Free Webinar: What the Heck is TREC?
Sunday 6/9/19 at 1:00 PM EST.

Interested in learning more about TREC? This is a great intro to the sport / and will provide pertinent information for those attending the upcoming TREC clinic 06/23. Open to all.

Please use url below to join the online meeting:

https://join.freeconferencecall.com/info83111

Dial-in number (US): (605) 475-4927

Access code: 658732#

International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/info83111

Online meeting ID: info83111

[03/07/19]   Driven TREC Committee Meeting
March 25 7:30 PM

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/driven-trec-committee-meeting-2019-03-25/

[02/26/19]   SE Event Planning Committee
Wednesday February 27, 2019 7:30 PM

TREC-USA Members, Event Organizers, and Volunteers: Join us online to discuss upcoming events, including the proposed training with FITE Technical Delegate Thierry Maurouard scheduled for April 12-14.

We look forward to your input and commitments to help make this a fun and exciting year!

http://trec-usa.org/news-events/event-listings/

[02/26/19]   Driven TREC Committee Meeting
February 26 at 7:30 PM

Join Driven TREC Committee Chairperson Linda Sewall for an online brainstorming session to discuss possible driving event venues; the need for training instructors, TDs, judges and participants; whether there is enough interest in hosting a clinic with an international TREC expert; and how to promote TREC within the driving community.

What other ideas do you have for our first meeting?

http://trec-usa.org/news-events/event-listings/

TREC USA

[02/20/19]   SE Event Planning Committee Meeting
Wednesday February 27, 2019 7:30 PM

SE TREC-USA Members, Event Organizers, and Volunteers – Join us online to discuss upcoming events, including the proposed training with FITE Technical Delegate Thierry Maurouard scheduled for April 12-14.

We look forward to your input and commitments to help make this a fun and exciting year!

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/se-event-planning-committee-meeting-2019-02-27/

[02/20/19]   Driven TREC Committee Meeting
Tuesday February 26, 2019 7:30 PM

TREC-USA Members - Join Driven TREC Committee Chairperson Linda Sewall for an online brainstorming session to discuss possible driving event venues; the need for training instructors, TDs, judges and participants; whether there is enough interest in hosting a clinic with an international TREC expert; and how to promote TREC within the driving community.
What other ideas do you have for our first meeting?

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/driven-trec-committee-meeting-2019-02-26/

[01/30/19]   Online Judges Training: Ridden TREC Obstacles 1-18
January 30 7:30 PM - TREC USA
Open to all TREC-USA Members.
Please see website for details!

[01/23/19]   Join us tomorrow evening for the online TREC Talk: Planning a TREC Event January 23 at 7:30 PM.

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/trec-talk-planning-a-trec-event-2019-01-23/

Le Centaure 2019

Check out Le Centaur 2019 - A 100km Mounted Orienting Competition - navigated at mostly at night during the coldest darkest weekend of the year!

You can also download details here: https://fite-net.org/Nos-documents/Programmes/2019_regulation-centaure

Le Centaure revient à Llagostera en Février 2019. Et pour la première fois, l'édition d'été du Centaure, les 10 et 11 août

[01/19/19]   Online Judges Training for TREC-USA Members now posted on the TREC website.

Judges Training is the First Requirement in becoming a National Judge or Recognized TREC Instructor. Attendance at certain webinars as noted on the posts, as well as successfully completing a live practical training session, is required every two years to stay current.

Have you ever wondered what the judges are looking for even if you have no interest in becoming a judge? Here’s your chance….

http://trec-usa.org/news-events/event-listings/

[01/18/19]   Online TREC Talk: Planning a TREC Event
Wednesday January 23, 2019 7:30 PM

All Event Organizers are encouraged to participate!

We will go over rules and discuss how to host a successful TREC event, what the differences are between Member organized Events and TREC-USA Events, the need for insurance coverage, forms required, and volunteers needed. We will review the online application process, and after-event reporting.

We will follow up with discussion about the 2019 Calendar, and tips on getting started sourcing a map.

For log-in details please visit the website:

http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/trec-talk-planning-a-trec-event-2019-01-23/

[01/18/19]   Next month we will be merging our pages. This page will remain the same.

People who follow TREC NE and TREC SE pages will be automatically transferred to this page (TREC-USA) and should be notified of the change.

Download Your Photos Now!
Please Note: All photos and posts on the TREC NE and TREC SE pages will NOT transfer. If there are photos or albums you wish to download from those pages please do so before February 15, 2019.

The NE and SE Member Group pages will remain. Now, and in the future this is where members can post photos of events.

If we have a volunteer to archive these images please let us know by sending an email to [email protected] subject: Facebook Photos

[12/31/18]   It's time to join now for 2019!
Take advantage of the training offered to members, and get member rates at TREC Events.
http://trec-usa.org/member-resources/join-renew/
Volunteer now to help our organization thrive. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to help plan and coordinate events and to improve our offerings in 2019.
To volunteer please send an email to [email protected]

[12/30/18]   It's time to join now for 2019!
Take advantage of the training offered to members, and get member rates at TREC Events.
http://trec-usa.org/member-resources/join-renew/

Volunteer now to help our organization thrive. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to help plan and coordinate events and to improve our offerings in 2019.

To volunteer please send an email to [email protected]

2018 Annual General Meeting
Sunday December 9, 2018 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
DUE TO WINTER STORM WATCH AFFECTING THE AREA THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE ONLY.

Open to TREC-USA Members (2018 / 2019)

Please see website for details:
http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/2018-annual-general-meeting-2018-12-09/

This meeting will be monitored and recorded.

[11/14/18]   TREC-USA NE Region Member Discussion
November 14
7:30 PM

TREC USA SE Region Member Discussion
November 15
7:30 PM

Members - please visit: http://trec-usa.org/news-events/event-listings/ for details.

November 18 TREC Trail Challenge / Orienteering Competition Levels I-III
Hunter’s Camp / Sandhills Game Lands Campground B map

CANCELLED DUE TO ROAD CONDITIONS IN THE GAMELANDS.
The excessive rain has made the sand access road potentially hazardous to travel with a truck and trailer. We plan to reschedule for early 2019.

Come test your map skills at this fun fall TREC Orienteering Competition.
Level 1: Easy to navigate using landmarks. Moderate distance.
Level 2: More challenging route – slightly longer distance.
Level 3: Most challenging course.
New to TREC? No worries!
Let us know ahead of time and we can pair you up with other riders.
Levels 1-2 riders may ride in groups of up to 4.
SCHEDULE
8:30 Regstration
9:00 – 10:30 Riders Out
L3 out by 9:30
L2 out by 10:00
L1 out by 10:30
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Awards
WHAT TO BRING:
Watch, Compass, Trail Kit.
Water for your horse.
BYO Lunch. Maps, snacks and water (for riders) will be provided.
Proof of Negative Coggins required. Helmet must be worn when mounted.
ENTRY FEES: TREC-USA Member $40 / Non-Member $50

EVENT CONTACT:

Mary Harcourt
[email protected]
910-944-5797
DIRECTIONS:
From Route 1
South on School Drive (Across highway from Tilley Street)
Immediate right onto Seaboard St
Left at Fork onto Butler Drive
1.6 m Continue onto Hoffman Rd (Dirt)

[09/25/18]   The Event "TREC Trail Challenge" at Rolling Hills Farm has been cancelled by the organizers. It will be rescheduled for later in the fall. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

trec-usa.org

The latest FITE Newsletter is now posted on the TREC-USA website.

http://trec-usa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Newsletter-6.pdf

trec-usa.org

[09/18/18]   The China Institute of Horse Culture, Sports and Tourism has graciously invited TREC-USA to participate in the Weifang Equestrian Festival Competitions, October 1-3 2018, at the Huanlehai Beach Resort, Weifang Binhai District, Shandong Province.

The event will include:

2018 TREC China Championship International (Level1)

Horseback Archery China Championship International (Level1)

This invitation is extended to 2 riders from each (FITE) country to participate in the competition and includes the cost of horse rental, accommodations, and catering.

Please visit the TREC-USA website for details:

http://trec-usa.org/invitation-to-weifang-equestrian-festival-competitions/

RSVP Required by 9/20

Photos and results @ euromandialtrec

TREC Trail Challenge
Sunday September 30
Rolling Hills Farm
1286 Crawford Dairy Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Join us at this beautiful private farm for a fun day of TREC! This event will include a scored Mapped Trail Ride (L1-L2) and the opportunity to practice TREC Obstacles and COP. This will be a great warm up for the October TREC or TREAT Competition in October!

8:30 Registration Opens

9:00 Orientation / Map Talk

9:30 - 11:00 Riders Out

9:00 - 1:30 Open Schooling
Obstacles and COP will be set up and available to those who wish to practice.
Riders will be asked to pair up and help re-set obstacles for each other.

1:30 Riders In

2:00 Scores Posted / Awards
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Member fee: PRE 40 / DAY OF 50
Non-member fee: PRE 50 / DAY OF 60

SPACE LIMITED
Please RSVP or Pre-Register to save your space!
To Pre-Register please visit:
http://trec-usa.org/rsvpmaker/trec-mapped-trail-challenge-pittsboro-nc-2018-09-30/

Contact: Kim Stoddard
[email protected]
919-370-3581
917-821-9126
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Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1ki59zudnjq

The Farm is on the North Side of Crawford Dairy Road between White Cross Road and Chicken Bridge Road. Signs Will Be Posted.

More details:
Lunch will be BYO. Snacks and Water provided.
Please bring water / bucket for your horse. (Hose available at barn).
Hoofboots or shoes recommended on the trails (depending on your horse).
Helmets must be worn when mounted.
Proof of negative Coggins required.

Fall Working Calendar Posted
We have many events in the works for the fall for Riders and Drivers. Please Save the Dates!
http://trec-usa.org/news/upcoming-trec-events/

About Us

USNETO / TREC-USA is recognized by FITE as the governing body for the international sport of TREC in the United States.

TREC is an international equestrian sport that tests the skills, confidence, and abilities of horse and rider or driving team over various terrain and obstacles.

The 3 phases of a Ridden TREC competition include Mounted Orienteering, Control of Paces, and a Cross-Country Trail Obstacle Course. The two phases of a Driven TREC Competition include Driven Orienteering and a Cross-Country Trail Obstacle Course.

To Learn More about the Sport of TREC please visit our website. www.trec-usa.org

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USNETO / TREC-USA PO Box 16623
Chapel Hill, NC
27516

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"TREC - See the world from the back of a horse."
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