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TREC GB International Team News




Application / Registration forms: 2019

Senior Riders: TREC GB International Senior Riders Application Form 2019

Young Riders: 

Selection Criteria 2019

Senior Riders: FITE European TREC Championships Senior Rider Selection Criteria

Young Riders: 

International Judges Training. 

Dear TREC GB Qualified Judges, we are holding an International Judges training day on Saturday 6th April. The Institute, Caerwys, Mold, Flintshire, North Wales CH7 5AG

TRAINERS:  Cath Cromarty & Polly Lloyd Owen

The training will take place both indoors and weather permitting, outdoors. 


In order to qualify as a FITE International TREC Judge you must fulfil the following criteria:

1              Qualified as a National Judge for a minimum of 3 years

2              Attended a National Judges refresher course within the last 2 years

3              Judged at three or more National TREC competitions (L2, 3 & 4) within the last 2 years

NB The awarding of the FITE International TREC Judges qualification is at the discretion of the FITE qualified trainers running this course and FITE themselves (who make the final decision based on the information submitted by your trainers).  

Please note that course attendance does not guarantee qualification.

The day will cost £25 per person via paypal in the shop. For further details and booking forms, please email

Cath Cromarty on:


Chef d'equipe vacancies for Senior and Junior Riders

On behalf of TREC GB, the International Riders’ Working Group (IRWG) has appointed Dave Rogerson as the Senior Rider Chef d'equipe for the World Championships in 2020 and Jess Wain as the Young Rider Chef d'equipe for the European Championships in 2019. Congratulations to both on their successful applications.

International Riders Working Group Vacancy

The International Riders’ Working Group is looking for an additional member to join the group for the 2019 season and beyond.

The group supports all aspects of the work required to allow all Senior and Young Rider TREC GB Teams to compete in FITE Championships.

This document details the work undertaken by the Working Group.

Anyone wishing to express an interest in joining the group should contact the Chair-Dave Rogerson  by 10th January 2019 with their name and contact details.

If you require any further information please feel free to contact Dave directly by email or mobile 07747097399.

All expressions of interest will be considered by the IRWG at their meeting in January.

TREC GB Goes to China

TREC GB were invited to send 2 riders and their Chair to the Weifang Binhai International Equestrian Festival held in October 2018. Click here to read Dot Still's report on her experience.

International Riding

Opportunities as a TREC GB member


Opportunities exist for any TREC GB member to compete internationally in TREC competitions organised by countries across Europe.

Members can compete as an individual, as a member of a Nations Cup Team at European Cup events or through qualification as a member of a TREC GB team at either the World or European Championships. We aspire to send Senior and Young Rider Teams to all FITE championships. 

Information website sources-

FITE  (World Equestrian body responsible for TREC)



TREC GB International Riders websites and facebook page.


Qualifying for GB TREC Team

The Senior World Championships occur in Olympic years (2020, 2024), with the Senior European Championships in between (2018, 2022, 2026).

Young Riders have a FITE Championship organised every year to encourage and develop, new talent.

World Championships will take place in 2020 and 2024 and European Championships in 2018 (Pratoni del Vivaro near Rome Italy)


Interested Riders please contact:

Senior Riders: Dave Rogerson

Young Riders: Cheryl Wilson


Application / Registration forms:

Senior Riders: TREC GB International Senior Riders Application Form

Young Riders: TREC GB International Young Riders Application Form Italy 2018


Selection Criteria Italy 2018:

Senior Riders: FITE European TREC Championships Senior Rider Selection Criteria

Young Riders: FITE Championship Selection Criteria Young Riders 2019


Training opportunities

Bissell Wood 28th-29th October 2017


Riding Abroad

What you need to know.


Euro Cup Competitions Abroad

FITE co-ordinates a programme of European Cup competitions each year. Dates for these competitions are submitted by individual countries at the General Assembly meeting (Sept) following each major championship.

TREC GB organised and ran its first Euro Cup competition at Chilham Castle in August 2017.

2017 competition venue websites can be found at

Nations Cup Team selection

Any TREC GB Rider can enter these competitions. Interested riders need to complete a EURO Cup form and submit it to the Chair of TREC GB in the first instance. If four or more TREC GB riders enter a competition, they become eligible for selection for the TREC GB Nations Cup Team. Team selection will be based on current and recent form of riders.

Euro- Cup Form:     

Then click on Registration Form European Cup of TREC.

Rules when Riding Abroad

FITE Rules for International Competitions 2018


Team and Individual Rider Insurance when competing abroad

TREC GB Red Tier membership insures riders when competing abroad through SEIB.

Please click on the link below to be directed to the International riders website:-

International Riders Supporters Clothing

The International Riders have added a couple of supporter clothing items to the kit following requests from competitors at competition. Sales of the clothing will help to support the International Riders fundraising. All orders for Supporter clothing must be received by 10th July 2018. Please use the order form below to order clothing.

Order Form (Word)

Order Form (PDF)

International Riders Teams announced for Italy 2018

TREC GB announces names of Young Riders selected for the FITE World TREC Championships and the Senior Riders selected for the FITE European Championships, in Italy later this year. International Rider profiles.

The International Riders would like thank Steve at Performance Equestrian for sponsoring the bridles due to be worn at the Championships.Click here for more information

Thank Haven Systems for their kind sponsorship of our Senior International Riders who are competing in the FITE European TREC Championships in September.


Team GB Bag a Bronze at European Championships 2017!

European Championship of TREC Young Riders 2017


World Championships - Sept 2016 - Final placings for Seniors:

13th Dot Still and Wahiki
18th Daniel Nolan and Tornado
22nd Hilary Barnard and Nidorina (Hired horse)
43rd Lynn Davies and Eldrick Redoubt
55th Jackie Bennett and Bradley
59th Lynne Mabbitt and Jigsaw

Huge well done to everybody and thank you very much to Spain for having us!


9th Dec 2015 - Caitlin Crossley writes a peice about TREC for a new teenage rider magazine. First edition coming soon! TREC a sport for all Horses and Riders

18th Oct 2015 - Well done to Hilary Barnard. She has been awarded 5th place in European cup League, excellent news as 2 competitions were on hired horses.

29th Sept 2015. Thank you to all involved in the European Cup TREC competition in Spain last weekend. GB riders Jackie Bennett, Sue Lee, Lynne Mabbitt and Hilary Barnard all enjoyed the warm weather and hospitality of our extended TREC family. Pleased to report we all completed a very tricky competition and well done to highest placed Brit Hilary Barnard. All great preparation for the World Championships in Spain 2016!

 August 2015  

FITE Euro Young Riders Championships 2015 - Read all about Catlin and Flash's adventure in Holland.



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