2022 Events

Upcoming Events

August 2022

Clear Round Jumping
Friday 12th August 2022
4.00pm – 8.00pm
£5 per round

4.00 – 5.00pm: 30/40cm
5.00 – 6.00pm: 50/60cm
6.00 – 7.00pm: 70/80cm
7.00 – 8.00pm: 90cm

£5 a round, rosettes available for all clear rounds. Open to all (not just TBs)
Outside on grass (weather permitting – will move indoor if necessary)
Please make your entries via email to lauren@thetrc.co.uk – entries open until Noon Thursday 11th August.

September 2022

BTRC Open Day
Saturday 17th September 2022
11.30am – 3.30pm
Suggested donation on entry: £5 per person

Please note this is a new date (moved from 13.08.2022) as we are aligning with National Racehorse Week.
Come along and visit BTRC – the yard will be open for you to meet all of our horses and find out more about our work. Take a tour of the facilities and chat to the team about the retraining and rehabilitation techniques we use.
There will be refreshments available and the BTRC second hand tack shop will be open for you to grab a bargain whilst supporting our work!

To assist with arrangements, if you can email Lauren on lauren@thetrc.co.uk or phone 01524 812649 to let us know you will be attending that would be great. Walk ins on the day are welcome.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Centre!

Past Events

April 2022

BTRC Coffee Morning
Saturday 9th April 11am – 1pm

We are delighted to announce our next informal coffee morning will take place 11am – 1pm on Saturday 9th April 2022. The Centre will be open for visitors to enjoy a stroll around the yard, meet the horses and watch the team at work rehabilitating and retraining our retired thoroughbreds, all whilst enjoying coffee and cake!

Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for under 16’s and will include tea/coffee and cake. Booking is essential due to limited spaces, please email lauren@thetrc.co.uk to book your place.

March 2022

Between the Lines – Lunging & Longlining Clinic & Demo
Saturday 12th March

We are delighted to be hosting this event alongside BHS North West The British Horse Society. A lot of our work rehabilitating and retraining thoroughbreds involves longlining and some lunging, they are both very effective training methods when used correctly. This event will cover lunging, long lining techniques and equipment. The session will look at…
– What it is used for and why
– Equipment and preparation
– How to lunge or longline effectively
– Lunging and longlining for rehab, maintenance or production

Presenters include Gillian Carlisle, BTRC CEO and experienced BHS Stage 4 Coach in Complete Horsemanship, who has previously managed equine operations for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, rehabilitating and retraining retired racehorse for many successful years. All presenting will be lead rehabilitation supervisor Charlotte Bewley. Charlotte has a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion through her long career working with horses, both riding and from the ground. Charlotte holds BHS Stage 1 and 2 qualifications along with a National Certificate in Horse Care and Management.
There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions during this informal session. All Tickets £25 – Individuals are welcome to participate in the lunging and long lining of the centres demo horses, should they want the opportunity to develop their skills in a hands on way which can serve as brilliant training for BHS lunge assessments. Please select the participation ticket at check out (you will need to bring your own hat, gloves to the session).Individuals also have the option to bring their own horse for demonstrating, you will need to bring your horses own equipment as it will not be possible to share equipment between horses for biosecurity reasons.For either of these options please purchase your participant ticket and contact lyndsay.dring@bhs.org.uk for confirmation and further instructions
Counts as 3 CPD points for BHS Accredited Professional Coaches
Tickets available here

February 2022

ARVS Casualty Management Seminar
Monday 7th Februay

This is the second Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons Casualty Management Seminar BTRC will have been involved in at Aintree Racecourse.

This is a private event for members of the ARVS

January 2022

Tack Sale
Sunday 30th January – 12 Noon