Driven TREC – Twin U Shaped Alley


Twin U Shape composed of raised bars.


Drive through theU shape maintaining chosen gait / not disturbing bars.


  • Sides of the first U: 12m x 9m x 7m
  • Sides of the second U: 7m x 10m x 12m
  • Width of Corridor: entrance 4m / 2nd turn 5m / exit 5 meters
  • Distance between the end of the U and the central bar: 5 meters
  • Height: 0.30 meters approx.

Effectiveness Faults:

  • Break in forward motion, change of gait
  • Running out
  • Stepping back
  • Refusal 
  • Circling before the obstacle

Choice of Gait:

Maximum possible scores* Canter 10 / Trot 7 / Walk 5

In the event of a change in gait the score is given based on the slowest gait. Returning to the originally chosen gait does not impact the score.

*International Scoring / Levels not yet defined for Driven TREC.


  • Knocking down any of the bars -10
  • No whip in the hand – 10
  • Brutality -10
  • Dangerous driving – 10
  • Driver or groom stepping down from the carriage -30
  • Tipped carriage – 50
  • Uncorrected course error – Elimination

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