TREC GB Championships - SCOTLAND - 17 & 18 August 2019
Two members of West Cork TREC, Elaine Dolan Crowley and Frances Whooley, travelled all the way with their horses from Cork to Peebles in the Scottish Borders. They competed for TREC Ireland in the Level 2A Pairs class at the TREC GB Championships 2019. A third Irish competitor, Mairéad Ni Mhuimhneachain of Kerry Trec, joined them in Scotland competing on a hired horse in the Level 3 Individuals class. Elaine and Frances finished 5th overall in their Pairs class, which was a great achievement for their first international outing.
TREC China International Championships - Datanzhen, Beijing, CHINA - 26 & 27 October 2019
The end of October brought yet another chance for West Cork TREC member Elaine Dolan Crowley don her green apparel and compete at an international competition. Elaine was accompanied again by Mairéad Ni Mhuimhneachain of Kerry TREC, and together they flew out from Cork to Beijing China, where they both competed as individuals in the TREC China International Championships class on hired mounts. Both Irish riders did exceptionally well in the cold temperatures and ended up on the podium for the overall competition. Overall placings: 1st (FRA) Amanti Muller; 2nd (IRE) Elaine Dolan Crowley and joint 3rd (IRE) Mairead Ni Mhuimhneachain and (GB) Kate Gilliam.