CORNWALL TREC GROUP

THE KELLY MARKS “PERFECT PARTNERS”

BHS TREC WINTER SERIES 2008 INDOOR TREC COMPETITION

SUNDAY DECEMBER 7TH 2008

Start Time approx 10am

AT PENDAVEY EQUESTRIAN, NR WADEBRIDGE.

 

 

BHS TREC is for everyone, so enjoy a fun day competing or spectating (with no map reading!)

 

 

BHS TREC Winter Series, sponsored by Kelly Marks

The Winter Series is an exciting new competition, focusing on the Control of Paces and PTV obstacle phases of BHS TREC (formerly known as Le Trec). An ideal introduction for anyone who would enjoy a taste of this friendly sport, and a good training ground for young or inexperienced horses and ponies, this will give you something new to try before springtime!

 

For more details please feel free to phone or email(lucyhurtstock@hotmail.com 01208 821388)

 

The competition consists of two phases:

 

Control of Paces or Gaits (CG)

This will take place around the outside track of the school over 50m to 150m.

 
PTV Obstacles

A simple course of TEN obstacles, simulated to represent those you might meet out hacking, to test riding skills, and the training and handiness of your horse or pony will be laid out in such a way to enable you to move on to from the Control of Paces.

 

Formal riding clothes are not required (no jackets or plaiting up) as long as your gear is safe and comfortable and your mount wears its usual tack. BHS TREC rules apply.

 

CLASSES:

 

1.           OPEN - Open to any rider, any age, on any suitable horse/pony.

 

2.                      NEWCOMERS - Restricted to riders that have NOT taken part in more than ONE full BHS TREC

              competition (i.e. all 3 phases), and must not to have won a winter series Open or Newcomers class before

               1st Oct 08. Rider any age, on any suitable horse/pony.

 
Individual start times will be given out on Friday before between 7.00pm and 9.00pm by phoning Lucy on Tel no: 01208 821388 or they will be published on the Cornwall Trec website on  Friday www.cornwalltrecgroup.co.uk
 
ENTRY FEES: CTG members £9.00   BHS/Cornish RC Members  £11    Non-members £13.00

 

WINTER SERIES- EXTRA PRIZES: A rankings table of best percentage scores (as per dressage) will be maintained and published on BHS website for a). Newcomers and b) Open competitors. At the end of series, the overall winner in each section will receive a trophy from the BHS, and the Top 10 placed riders will receive prizes. NB. A competitor will only be listed once (per horse/pony) on the rankings table, as per their highest percentage result.

 

EXTRA  ENTRIES / SUBSCRIPTIONS CAN BE SENT TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS ON A PLAIN PIECE OF PAPER, PROVIDED ALL THE CONTACT INFORMATION AS REQUIRED ABOVE IS INCLUDED.

The winner of each class will receive a signed copy of Kelly Marks' new book "Perfect Partners"

Rosettes to 6th place in each class, + special awards for the highest unplaced senior & junior CTG members in each class.

The placings are decided with the rider gaining the highest combined score from the PTV and Control of Paces phases taking the first prize. In the event of equality the highest score from PTV will take precedence. Individual score sheets will be given out approximately 1 hour after the end of each class. .

 

 

 

RULES:

Rules as per the current BHS TREC Rulebook (Third edition-2005), and general rules detailed below and elsewhere in this schedule.

BHS TREC Rulebook is available at £5.00 incl. P&P from the Competitions Office, The British Horse Society, Stoneleigh Deer Park, Kenilworth CV8 2XZ. Cheques payable to B.H.S.

1. Competition is open to all horses and ponies providing that they are a minimum of 4yrs old in 2008 (i.e. horse born in 2004 may compete in 2008)

2. Riders any age, juniors may ride horses and seniors may ride ponies.

3. No rider will be permitted to start any phase of the event unless wearing a hard hat, which meets current standard recommended by the BHS (PAS 015, EN 1384 or ASTMF 1163 and bearing kite mark or SEI).

4. Riders may choose to wear a body protector during any phase of the competition. If worn, Beta 3 standard is strongly recommended.

5.Riders must wear suitable riding footwear.

6. Standing Martingales and other fixed reins are forbidden. If a running martingale is used, horse must be led from headcollar and leadrope for led PTV obstacles.

7. Whips must not exceed 75cms. Spurs, if worn, must be rounded, not exceeding 3.5cms in length and pointed downwards.

8. The judges and officials decision is final and must be complied with at all times. Elimination may result for any of the following reasons: Excessive use of whip, Abusive language, Dangerous riding, Uncorrected error on PTV course

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

The event manager/organiser has taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the officials and stewards on the day.

Trained First Aiders will be present at the event and should be summoned through an official in the event of an accident. The event manager/organiser will have contact telephone numbers for emergency veterinary and farriery service.

Please take care to safeguard valuable tack and possessions. Young children must be supervised at all times. Neither the event manager/organiser nor the land/course owners can accept responsibility for loss or injury to persons or animals howsoever caused.

HOW TO ENTER: Complete and cut off the entry form below and return it with your cheque, made payable to ‘Cornwall Trec’ by the Tuesday before the event

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ENTRY FORM – CORNWALL TREC GROUP INDOOR BHS TREC DECEMBER 7th  2008

 

Class. (£9 CTG Members, £11 BHS/Cornish RC members & £13 non-members)..………………...........................

 

Rider's Name..........................................................…… D.O. B.Juniors Only ..........................................................

Address.........................................................……………………….............................................................................

………………………………………………………………………….....................................Postcode: ..........…...........

Email: ………………………………………………………………............................................Please write clearly.

Tel: ………………………………………………..

Horse name....................………………....................................... Horse/Pony height…………………….Age ………

Non-members welcome. Please state Membership no. and club.............................................................................

To subscribe to the Cornwall Trec Group (an affiliated riding club) please enclose an extra £15 per person.

NB. A horse or pony can only take part in each class once.

I have read, understood and agree to abide by the rules for the competition. (For competitors under the age of 16 parent/guardian must sign)

RIDER....................................................………............................Please send entry form together with cheque (payable to Cornwall Trec Group) to Miss. L Booth, Hurtstock Lodge, Cardynham, Bodmin Cornwall,PL30 4EL, byTuesday Before the event.  Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of organiser and surcharged

 

 

     
     
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