Young Riders are in Belgium!!!!!!
The Irish Young Rider TREC team is travelling to the European Championships, being held in Mont le Soie, Vielsalm in Belgium from the 5th to 8th of September 2013. It is the first time that a Young Rider team is representing Ireland at the sport of TREC.
Representing Ireland are Katie Smyth (Whitethorn Jack) and Rohan Madhavan (Annie’s Prince), both from County Kildare, as well as Donegal rider Lisa Moore (Jo Dazzler) and Annie O’Neill (Templebready Poppy) from West Cork. Chef d’Equipe Gwen Bastian and Karen Murphy, Secretary of TREC Ireland, will be on hand for the Championships, as well as a huge contingent of family and friends travelling to Belgium to support the team.
Riders will be arriving in Belgium on Monday 2nd of September with horses arriving on Tuesday 3rd, to allow all to settle in and get familiar with the terrain, and of course, the maps. The competition begins on Friday 6th with the vetting and equipment check, with the Orienteering taking place on Saturday 7th, and the Control of Paces and Obstacles on Sunday 8th.
Updates from Belgium will be posted on the website, www.trecireland.com and on the Facebook page.