TREC Level 1 - Byranston 9th Aug - Anyone fancy doing pairs?

Shazzababs

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Does anyone fancy having a go at the TREC level 1 pairs at Byranston nr Blandford with me? Its on Sunday 9th August.

I've had a go at one before, but my horse hated doing the orienteering part on his own.

I just want to enter for fun and I'm not going to get stressy if we don't come anywhere (although it would be nice to!).

I can do all of the map reading stuff, so don't worry about not knowing how to do that.

Does anyone fancy it?
 

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possibly?! dont know anything about trec though or whats involved! if no good for freddie i could mayb bring old man to play. and pm me ur address missus i need to return ur studs!
 

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would have loved to bring the pain in the backside pony but have a friend coming down that weekend and also wouldn't be able to guarantee I would manage rising trot by that point though I bloody hope so. There is only so much sitting a girl can do on a bouncy pony.
 

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Yea!

The schedule is here BTW: http://www.bryanston.co.uk/podium/default.aspx?t=112767

temsik: Trec is a 3 phase event
Part 1: Control of paces - you get points for how slow you can canter and how fast you can walk in a marked out straight line.
Part 2: PTV - A course of obstacles, max 2ft fences for level 1, but also handy pony type stuff bending, scary roadworks, rein back, offside mount etc.
Part 3: POV - Orienteering on horseback, generally about 12kms for Level 1 (2-3 hrs). You need to able to use a map and compass, but for level one just basic map reading skills will be enough. There is more info on the BHS website.

furryears: I am keen if you are.

If we can get another person we could do 2 pairs and enter the 'teams of 4' competition too.
 

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Yep, I am pretty experienced. I have done DofE, and teach Girl Guides how to do map reading, had a go at orienteering on foot once too (far to much running involved for me though!). We won't get lost!

I had no trouble with that part when I tried before, it was just that the horse really didn't take to a 3 hour hack on his own in a strange place. He was utterly miserable and dragged his heals like a moody teenager.
 
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