At the weekend, Ireland will for the first time, field a team in the TREC European Championships. The competition will be held in Mont le Soie, Vielsalm in Belgium from the 5 to 8 of September 2013.
The team comprises Donegal rider, Lisa Moore (Jo Dazzler), Katie Smyth (Whitethorn Jack) and Rohan Madhavan (Annie’s Prince), both from County Kildare as well as 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 6 with the vetting and equipment check, with the Orienteering taking place on Saturday 7, and the Control of Paces and PTV (Obstacles) on Sunday 8.
Updates from Belgium will be posted on the website, http://www.trecireland.com and on the Facebook page.