Want to join in with TREC but have no transport? Work weekends? Can’t get childcare? Now you can! Build one (or more!) of the courses below at home, get someone to film you riding it, and upload your video anywhere it can be shared eg facebook, dropbox, youtube. Send me the link to firstname.lastname@example.org or facebook messenger, and I’ll reply with payment details when I’ve checked that I can see the video. I will send your score & feedback within 7 days of payment. Submitting your video is confirming you agree with the rules.
No poles? No problem! Try this TRE-ssage test: TRE-ssage test £5
This is a schooling pattern that incorporates transitions and movements that you would need to demonstrate around obstacles on a PTV course.
Four pole challenge – taster class £5
Watch the demonstration here
1. Corridor A (walk, trot or canter), 2. Rein back in B, 3. Corridor C (walk, trot or canter), 4. Ridden immobility in A (10 seconds), 5. Neck reining one handed (walk), 6. S-bend (walk).
Mini-courses £7 per class
Course 1 – rope gate, figure eight (w/t/c), ‘u’ bend, corridor (w/t/c), immobility, mount from block. Demonstration video, arena setup diagram
Course 2 – bending (w/t/c), rein back, s bend (walk), neck reining (walk), led immobility, led corridor (walk/trot). Demonstration video, arena setup diagram
Course 3 – supersize s-bend (w/t/c), ridden immobility, shamrock (w/t/c), corridor (w/t/c), neck reining (walk), side pass. Demonstration video, arena setup diagram
Course 4 – corridor (w/t/c), immobility, corridor (w/t/c), rein back, jump (height of your choice), figure eight(w/t/c). Demonstration video, arena setup diagram
Course 5 – mount from block, awkward rein back, side pass, ‘low branches’ (w/t/c), neck reining, water/footbridge. Demonstration video, arena setup diagram
All courses will remain open for submissions permanently.
All entries submitted between 1 Dec 2018 & 31 Mar 2019 will go into a league, with the three best mini course scores for each combination being added together to find an overall winter winner, as well as prizes being awarded for the best scores on each test (subject to entries). Rosettes & prizes will be posted out to the top combinations. Submitting your video is confirming you agree with the rules.