Hope Valley Riding Club falls within Area 16 for British Riding Club activities. Within this page you will find information about BRC events and training opportunities. If you want to get take part and represent HVRC at any of the BRC events – contact Liz Morton at jr_ea_morton@tiscali.co.uk. You will be asked to supply the following information – rider name, address, horses name and passport name and number, age, sex, and breed. Anyone who wants to compete, you can find more information on BRC and their events here, and you can find the BRC rule book here. For BRC events, we are required (as a club) to send helpers. It would be greatly appreciated if anyone wanting to participate in these events could bring a helper for the club (for a morning or afternoon).

BD Combined Training – 2016/2017
Members may be interested in the new series of combined training events being organised by British Dressage as British Riding Club members are now eligible to enter them. The competitions start from 27th October 2016 and run through to April 2017, with the National final in May 2017. Tests are Prelim or Novice with jump heights from 70cm to 1m. Full details are attached here.
*NEW* BRC Points Leagues – Starting in 2017
BRC are starting two new points leagues in 2017 and riders can collect points from dressage, showjumping and cross country competitions held by affiliated clubs, such as HVRC. Details and a link to the BRC website page covering the new points leagues are below.
British Eventing Fence Judge Training Day – 18th February 2017
All BRC members are being offered the opportunity to attend a free BE fence judge training day at Oxton Village Hall, Nottinghamshire on 18th Feb 2017. The session is run by Stuart Buntine and will be of interest to those volunteers wishing to get started with fence judging or just to refresh existing knowledge. Lunch, tea and coffee is provided. If you are interested in attending please follow the link below:
BRC Area 16 Qualifier & BRC Championship Dates / Venues – 2017
Sunday 12th February – BRC Winter Show Jumping Qualifier
Held at Brooksby EC, near Melton Mowbray
Sunday 26th February – BRC Winter Dressage Qualifier
Junior, senior and team classes at Prelim, Novice and Elementary level
Held at Hill House, Market Rasen
Sunday 11th – 12th March – BRC Show Jumping Training at Arena UK
See event for details
Sunday 19th March – BRC Horse Trials at Osberton
See event for details
Sunday 26th March – BRC Combined Training Qualifier at Arena UK
See event for details
Saturday 15th April – BRC Grassroots Cross Country and Show Jumping Training
See event for details
Sunday 16th April – BRC Festival of the Horse
See event for details
Sunday 7th May – BRC Grassroots Cross Country and Show Jumping Training
See event for details
Sunday 9th July – BRC Show Jumping and Style Jumping Qualifier
See event for details
Sunday 5th Nov – BRC Novice and Intermediate Show Jumping Qualifiers
See event for details

To participate in any of the BRC events, contact Liz Morton on 01433 631565 or 07887 760745 or Email her on : jr_ea_morton@tiscali.co.uk