TREC Southwest is closely following the latest guidance on restarting activities during the Covid-19 crisis. We are guided by our Governing body TREC GB.
At the moment we are able to offer the Winter Series of Arena TREC and training.  See Schedule page for info.

TREC Southwest covers Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, where we are fortunate to have some of the most wonderful British countryside in our area including the Quantocks Hills, Dartmoor National Park and Exmoor.

TREC South West members receive regular newsletters, reduced entry fees at club events, and entries to members awards at the AGM. Membership is due for renewal on 1st October each year.

If you live in the West Country and would like to meet some like minded people who enjoy the sport of Trec please get in touch…

Details of our committee is available if you scroll down on our Contact page

Trec Southwest Events

Why not enter in one of our TREC Southwest events.

Latest Results

View the results of our TREC South West events.

The Grange, 11 October 2020

Wellbeck 13 September 2020

Winter League Results 2020/2021

Winter League Results 2019 – 2020

Points have been awarded in order of placing i.e 1st=10, 2nd=9 etc… All competitors (members and non members) have been included for transparency of results.

Bicton 8 March 2020

Conquest 24 November 2019

Knighton House 3 November 2019

A beginners guide to TREC

Read about the three phrases of TREC, what to expect and what you need for a TREC event.

ORIENTEERING (POR)

Orienteering (POR)

Riders follow a route they copy onto a map and then ride the route at speeds predetermined by the organisers. Designed to test the riders orienteering skills as well as the horses fitness.

CONTROL OF PACES (MA)

Control of paces (MA)

This is a ridden test measured in a corridor up to 150m in length and 2m wide. The combination must canter down it as slowly as possible and return walking as quickly as possible.

OBSTACLES (PTV)

OBSTACLES (PTV)

This section of a Trec recreates natural obstacles riders may encounter whilst out hacking in the British Country side. The course comprises of 16 optional obstacles.

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