All posts by TREC-Editor

Discover TREC at the Green Mountain Horse Association

The GMHA will be hosting 2 Free (unmounted) Workshops in April and a 2 Day Mounted Clinic in July. Green Mountain Horse Association 5491 South Road, VT, United States Please see their website for details:

April 07/ 2018 Free Spring Workshop – TREC Orienteering

April 21 /2018 Free Spring Workshop – TREC Obstacles

July 6-8 / 2018 TREC Clinic – Trail Obstacles and Orienteering

Challenge Yourself to Something New! Riders and Auditors Welcome!

TREC is an international equestrian sport that tests the skills, confidence, and abilities of horses and riders or driving teams over various terrains and obstacles. The 3 phases of a Ridden TREC competition include Trail Orienteering, Control of Paces, and a Cross-Country Obstacle Course. The 2 Phases of a Driven TREC competition include Driven Orienteering and Driven Obstacles.


  • Kim Stoddard, TREC-USA President, 2016 TREC World Championships Chef D’Equipe & 2012 World Championships Competitor
  • Tim Thomas, TREC-USA Director, TREC Delegate and International Judge
  • Lee Ann Bunn, TREC-USA Northeast Representative and International Judge

All Ages/All Levels/All Disciplines/All Breeds. Helmets must be worn while mounted. Negative Coggins & Rabies required.


  • Friday: 6-8pm Pizza, Presentation and Evening Q&A
  • Saturday: 9am-3pm – Learn all about the Orienteering Phase and have fun finding your way on a course with a map and compass. Auditors will learn how to serve as a checkpoint official and time the start/finish. Lunch & snacks will be provided.
  • Sunday: 9am-3pm – Learn about the Control of Paces and Obstacle Phases and practice each with your horse. Auditors will learn how to judge these phases. Lunch & snacks will be provided.

Overnight stabling is available for your horse. Camping is not allowed on the grounds July 6-8, but local accommodations abound for riders/auditors, including our Ranch House.

Discover TREC at the USPC National Festival

Discover TREC at the United States Pony Club National Festival
The Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington KY July 22 – 24 2017
Stephanie Church, Kaye Handlon, Tim Thomas, and Kim Stoddard participated in the Educational Program at the USPC National Festival, sharing information about TREC and presenting an obstacle course-walk and ridden demonstrations. Thank you Happy and Stephanie for the live demos!
Photos of this Event