Rein Back (Ridden)


Goal: back up (rein back) between 2 the poles (8m long, width 1m (L1&2) to 0.8m (L4) Judging will commence when the horse’s front feet are over the start line (the judge will advise the rider) and finish when both the horse’s front feet are behind the finish line. The rider may rein back without stirrups.




Faults: Touching the poles before and after the reining back zone is not counted. Only the rein back is evaluated., Running out or circling before entering the obstacle, Refusal including stepping back, touching poles, Break in horse’s motion,

Style is judged on Calmness and obedience of the horse, Regular backward motion and impulsion, Good rider position & Discreet rider aids


hedge (ridden only), jump, path crossing (ridden only), tree trunk, Goal: negotiate an obstacle in the path of horse/rider, the correct approach, demonstrating the horse is willing, aids of the rider used to negotiate the obstacle. Changes of gait and jumping from a standstill are allowed. faults: Running out or circling before entering the obstacle, Refusal (including stepping back), Knocking down a pole(s) A path crossing consists of 2 related jumping elements. They are judged as one obstacle. The rider should maintain Regular forward motion, Good position (ridden) / leading on a loose rein (led), maintain balance at all times, Discreet rider aids Led obstacles only: Horse’s muzzle not ahead of the rider’s shoulder line Top tips Remember that you can opt out of the jump (any obstacle) if toy don't want to do it. Just stop by the judge and term then you are missing out the obstacle. For arena TREC show jumping wings and poles tend to be used. Body protectors must be worn if the course includes fixed obstacles Always refer to the trec gb rule book for the latest rules and hat/body protector standards

Neck rein (ridden) Goal: negotiate a figure of 8, with 2 barrels or cones as markers, with the reins in one hand and without touching the markers.


Faults: Touching a marker, Change of gait, Putting both hands onto the reins or swapping hands will lead to a score of 0 You also need to maintain even forward motion, Good rider position, maintain balance, round matching circles, discreet rider aids.