The weather was perfect on 23rd June for the Trec in West Wood, Sparsholt. The flies, unfortunately and as always, seemed to have advanced notice of a horse gathering. Twelve turnouts arrived and set off at roughly five minute intervals to navigate through the wood following a series of arrows. Rumour has it that at … Continue reading Sparsholt Trec Report
Trec is a low pressure, fun competition for novice and experienced drivers alike and ideal for novice animals as each phase is done separately rather than within a group. Normally the competition begins with a safety and information briefing by the organiser. Depending on the number of entries, start times maybe allocated before the day … Continue reading What is driven Trec all about?
An absolutely glorious day and lots of fun had by all. With a nice flowing cones and obstacle world cup course set we saw some lovely rounds, but those 12 sets of cones proved pesky as nearly every competitor had balls down and we think everyone knocked down number 8 at least once! And number … Continue reading World Cup Report
A SPECTATOR’S VIEW What was the atmosphere like? It was very relaxed, it felt like a fun day out for everyone involved rather than a stressful competition. It was very friendly and everyone had the time to talk to each other, sharing tips and stories about their ponies. What did you enjoy the most? It … Continue reading Driving Skills Show Report
Written by Julia Crockford Jane & I arrived at a very cold Keysoe Equestrian Centre on the Thursday afternoon to support TEAM WESSEX members whilst also helping to steward the event. In the Open Horse class Jenny Moon kicked off the whole competition by being the first competitor into Arena 1 at 8.30am on the … Continue reading Indoor Championships Report 2019
A great day today at Grayswood Carriage Driving Centre for our cones training day (with many thanks to Sue and Roger Page). Starting in the farm kitchen we got to know each other and shared our personal difficulties with cones driving. From remembering the route and understanding the rules to mastering the right driving lines … Continue reading Cones Training Report