POR Training Days
February 16th & 22nd March: a two part series of POR training
The first date of this training will be on foot, allowing for competitors to learn/refresh their compass work, strides and map skills from the ground. The second date will be with your horse, and you will be able to put your skills to test out and about. These sessions are geared towards Level 2A/3 riders, or those wishing to move up to these levels, and will take place in Punchestown, Co. Kildare. €15 members €22 non members
April 5th Level 1 Map room training and putting into practice with your horse afterwards.
February 23rd: PTV Coaching
Training on this day will be divided into novice and advanced. In the morning we will have coaching for our higher level riders (intermediates and opens) in a derby arena on a variety of obstacles. The afternoon will be dedicated to our Level 1 riders and newcomers. This will take place in Ballyteague Stables, Allenwood Co. Kildare. €15 for members €22 non-members
March 1st we will be running 3 events on this day
Horse & Rider Fitness & Nutrition Workshop:
Starting at 10;00 am with Emer Lennon from Endurance Ireland who has kindly agreed to speak to our group about horse and rider fitness and nutrition for the coming season. She will also include some tips on vet checks, checking vital signs and transporting over long distances. Price €10:00
Judges' Training 2:00 pm
This will be for anyone interested in judging, scoring, course designing for Speed TREC and Top Score / Accumulator competitions. Standard PTV judging will not be covered. No fee for this training.
Organisers Training: 3:30 pm
This session is for anyone interested in becoming involved in helping with TREC events (we always need people so please sign up if anyway interested!). This is also useful as a reminder for anyone a little more experienced with organising but would like to ask questions or clarify anything. There will be no fee for this training. All these events will take place in Co. Kildare.
More detail will be issued over the coming weeks on these and other events but for the moment, here's what else we have planned (please note, these are PROVISIONAL dates):
Spring PTV League: March 8th, March 29th and April 19th
POR League: April 26th, June 21st and October 4th
Summer PTV League: June/July
Leinster TREC Medley 26th July
Social Hack: 3rd August
DTREC League: 11th and 25th October
In anticipation of the TREC Ireland Championship events this year, we will also be running PTV/MA training and/or practice on the 10th May and 6th September.
Leinster TREC membership runs from January to December each year and costs €10. You can submit your membership on www.itsplainsailing.com/club/lentrec.
Benefits of membership include eligibility for overall league prizes and free entry to the social hack, and of course support of your club!
Please note: membership must be submitted and paid for BEFORE the second leg of a league.
We are thrilled to let you know that we will be taking orders for Leinster TREC club gear over the next two months! There will be some items available for showing/fitting at the first few events, and you can then place your order online. Please note: there is a minimum order of 8 items on some apparel so we will wait until all requests are submitted online before ordering. More information to follow.