Happy February to you all

We would like to wish all of our members future, past and present a very Happy 2020.

The weather is fine and there are plenty of clinics you can book on to.  Our regular instructors Rupert Cox, Michelle Fox and Chris White are all running clinics in February- full details can be found on our events page.

HVRC Presentation Evening & AGM

The HVRC AGM will be held on Monday 10th February at Sickleholme Golf Club starting at 7pm.   There will be a brief annual general meeting at which we hope to hear from members about which events you would like us to organise for you this year.  There will then be the highlight of the evening – the presentation of annual awards and we have lots of fabulous rosettes and beautiful trophies to be awarded. There will also be a free buffet.  We hope to see lots of you there!

Trophies: Please can those of you who were awarded trophies at the 2019 AGM please now arrange to return them (cleaned, please) to Marilyn Wilcockson (tel: 01433 650749).or Kim Burke (tel: 01433 659629). Thank you.

JUNIOR CAMP Derby College 10th – 12th July

This year’s Junior Camp will be held at Derby College on Friday 10th to Sunday 12th July. It is open to all abilities, including lead rein with parental participation. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills with accredited instructors and have lots of fun and surprises along the way.

Please can parents of all junior members who are interested in attending junior camp please email Claire Huntington on  clairecracker@aol.com


All memberships fall due at the beginning of January. Just a reminder that all clinics are for members only and memberships need to be paid before riders can attend clinics or book the arena in 2020.  The online or downloadable membership form can be found here. Membership fees for 2020 will remain the same (despite a BRC fee increase) at £27 senior, £20 junior and £42 family (for 2 family members with additional family members an additional £15).

BRC FESTIVAL OF THE HORSE   Sun 8th March Osberton

Event details can be found here. There are classes for both juniors and seniors from 80cm to 1m and members can compete as individuals or as part of a team.    

If you would like to compete for HVRC at this event, please contact Liz Morton asap on  01433 631565   or Email her on   jr_ea_morton@tiscali.co.uk  or reply to this Email.


Please note that in 2020 BRC will require all competitors  to have a flu vaccination within 6 months of the BRC competition date. However, at our club events, the HVRC requirement will remain at 12 months.

Fancy becoming a BRC Junior Representative?

If you do, more details can be found here http://www.bhs.org.uk/enjoy-riding/british-riding-clubs/brc-officials-and-meetings/brc-junior-reps

February Events

  • Michelle Fox Show Jumping Clinic – Sat 1st Feb
  • Rupert Cox Flatwork / Show Jumping Lessons – Mon 3rd Feb
  • Chris White Dressage Clinic – Thurs 6th Feb
  • HVRC Presentation Evening & AGM – Mon 10th Feb
  • Rupert Cox Flatwork / Show Jumping Lessons – Mon 10th Feb
  • Chris White Dressage Clinic – Thurs 13th Feb
  • Rupert Cox Flatwork / Show Jumping Lessons – Mon 17th Feb
  • Chris White Dressage Clinic – Thurs 20th Feb
  • Michelle Fox Show Jumping clinic – Sat 22nd Feb
  • Rupert Cox Flatwork / Show Jumping Lessons – Mon 24th Feb
  • Chris White Dressage Clinic – Thurs 27th Feb

Lisa Morris Clinic dates to be arranged