BRITISH RIDING CLUBS An Introduction to BRC
Affiliated to the British Horse Society Started in 1951 with approx. 20 clubs Now 440 Clubs from Orkneys to Channel Islands Organised into 23 Areas Over 38,000 members Opportunities for grass roots riders to internationals BRC - What are they?
Each BRC Area is represented on National Riding Club Committee BRC - represented on: BHS Board of Trustees British Equestrian Federation Third party insurance – at all affiliated Riding Club run events Provides framework of training and competitions BRC – How does it work?
Friendly activities for you and your horse Subsidised training plus easy access to lots of support and advice Access to club competitions and events open only to Riding Club members Third party insurance – at all affiliated Riding Club run events Rider® Magazine delivered to your door quarterly BRC - What are the benefits for you?
National competition structure Comprehensive examination system Reduced admission at some major shows National club network Discounts at various equestrian outlets Horse welfare advisers on hand to help BRC - What are the benefits for you?
TRAINING Equitation - improving your riding and jumping Horse Welfare - how to look after your horse Training grants Judges training Horse Welfare Advisors Officials training Examinations and prizes BRC - What are the opportunities?
NATIONAL COMPETITIONS Dressage Riding Test Show Jumping Equitation Jumping Horse Trials Hunter Trials Showing Quadrille European CIC** Team Championship BRC - What are the opportunities?
SOCIAL Championship parties Club twinning Club social evenings – every type you can think of – from Summer Balls, Christmas parties, quiz nights, trips to major events like Badminton.Lots of social opportunities with like-minded people for both the horse and non-horse owner! BRC - What are the opportunities?