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).

BRC Points Leagues
BRC started two new points leagues in 2017. 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.

There are a number of upcoming BRC qualifiers and the club is looking for both junior and senior members to ride at these events. If you are interested in any of the following qualifiers, please contact Liz Morton on 01433 631565 or Email her at jr_ea_morton@tiscali.co.uk . Check out each event for more information and schedules.

Sun 18th March: Festival Of The Horse qualifer at Osberton
Our HVRC team came third in the BRC Qualifier at Epworth on the 18th March 2018. The team consisted of Mark Braithwaite, Michele Fox, Emma Fox and Danielle Jones (not pictured, send us a pic if you have one Danielle x). Mark came 2nd overall as an individual and Michele came 4th. This means Mark will qualify for the FOH National Championships to be held on May 19th. Huge congratulations to all our riders and horses! What a great result!

Easter Monday 2nd April: Horse Trials qualifier at Speetley
Sat 7th April: BRC Combined Training Qualifier at Hill House
Sun 15th April: BRC Quadrille Competition at Brooksby EC
Sun 10th June: Show and style jumping qualifier at Arena UK
Sun 17th June: Dressage, riding test and dressage to music qualifier at Arena UK
Sat 6th October: BRC Novice Winter Dressage qualifier at Arena UK
Sat 6th October: BRC Intermediate Winter Dressage qualifier Arena UK
Sun 21st October: BRC Arena Eventing qualifier at Speetley Equestrian Centre