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.

Being one of the oldest TREC clubs in the country, we have nearly fifty years experience between our current committee who are all are qualified or part trained Trec GB judges and hold a current first aid certificate.

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…

Trec Southwest Events

Why not enter in one of our TREC Southwest events.

Apr 02

Winter’s End – Pontispool

April 2
Norton Fitzwarren
Apr 04

TREC Southwest Trec Camp

April 4 - April 7
Apr 29

PTV Training – Kingfisher Equestrian Farm – 29 April

April 29
Kingfisher Equestrian Farm
May 12

PTV Training – Kingfisher Equestrian Farm – 12 May

May 12
Kingfisher Equestrian Farm

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)

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)

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.



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.