White Horse TREC Group

Newsletter inc Bulcote times & Ellerker Schedule

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Please help!
All members were emailed on 9 May asking for dates on which they will be able to volunteer to help the club. Thank you to everyone who has replied so far, but please can the remaining few identify the competitions that they will be able to volunteer for – all members are required to provide help for one full day or two half days (which can be organised around competing by judging another level’s PTV). If you can’t personally help then bringing a willing volunteer also counts! You can see the dates available below.
We provide refreshments for all judges, and anyone making a special journey just to judge will be given some cash towards their mileage. Email caroline@white-horse-trec.co.uk with details.

Competitions

Bulcote TREC L2/3/4 on 4/5 June Start Times and competitor info and directions (please read before setting off).
Prestwold TREC L1/2/3/4 on 25/26 June is expected to fill up quickly – if you are intending to enter then please do so now – online entry is easy with Equo, and the schedule is here. Withdrawals before the closing date will be refunded.
Ellerker TREC L1 on 7 August is now open for entries – unaffiliated class is available alongside a qualifier for the championships which will be near Worcester on 27/28 August. Schedule here, enter easily online with Equo. Withdrawals before the closing date will be refunded.
Tadcaster PTV/MA on 4 September – save the date
Ilkley L1/2 on 18 September – save the date

Training
19 June NON-WHTG event, Ivesley Equestrian Centre, Nr Durham Kathryn Rollinson PTV clinic book here
31 July
newcomers map reading training on foot with Evie at Brodsworth (just off junction 38 of A1).
Chance to get to grips with a 1:25000 map, and walk round a level 1 style route on foot within a group. Will take approximately 3 hours at a very steady pace as there is lots of stopping to discuss the map, which will be provided. Ideal preparation for Ellerker & Ilkley level 1 TRECs. Minimum of 10 participants required for this training to go ahead, bring a friend and your compass! £10 for WHTG members, £15 for non-members, email evie@white-horse-trec.co.uk to book.
Tracey Dillon arena XC will continue from July, once Jane has got Prestwold out of the way – dates to follow.

  

6 August NON-WHTG event, Evie O’Keeffe PTV training at CHAPS nr Collingham, Newark, with both mobile & fixed TREC obstacles, booking form available soon. See more photos from the previous training which was attended by several WHTG members, on Evie’s facebook page.
TBC in August: PTV training incorporating natural & XC obstacles at Thornton Lodge nr York and Hopton Horse Centre West Yorkshire.
If you would like to organise your own training, contact:
Evie O’Keeffe http://www.trec-training.uk (Yorkshire & Midlands)
Kathryn Rollinson (North Yorkshire) highlaithes@icloud.com

Survey
Redwings Strangles Survey open until 8 June
https://www.redwings.org.uk/news-and-views/strangles-survey

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