HVRC Open Show Jumping – Sunday 14th April

There is a showjumping competition on Sun 14th April (schedule can be found here or on the events page).  We will be setting up the showjumping course on Saturday 13th at 4pm.  Do please come and help even if only for an hour – lots of helpers means it won’t take long.  Plus it is a good opportunity to learn the course for the next day.   We hope to see lots of you at our first event of the season!

BRC Festival of the Horse Results

HVRC did really well at the recent Festival Of The Horse event, with 3 members placed! Well done to everyone involved.
Senior 100cm   1st   Amy Smith on  Sherry Trifle
Junior 90cm    3rd   Lydia Balls on  Cwmynwal Arian
Senior 80cm   5th   Leia Christian on Joes Lady

HVRC Open Show – Sunday 28th April

Don’t forget our first HVRC Open Show on Sunday 28th April (we have a work party to help to set up for this on Saturday 27th April – so please come along to help if you have an hour or two to spare). Looking forwards to seeing you all there !

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HVRC  Junior Camp 12th – 14th July at Derby College

HVRC Junior Camp will run from Friday 12th to Snday 14th July 2019 at Derby College Equestrian Centre. It is open to all abilities, including lead rein with parental participation. There are 15 places available. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills with accredited instructors and have lots of fun and surprises along the way. The cost will be £180. For more information see the event for details.

HVRC Senior Camp 8th – 13th September Somerford Park Farm

Bookings are now open for the very popular Somerford Senior Camp and booking forms and full camp details are attached.  Somerford Park farm is a wonderful venue with outstanding facilities – numerous arenas for flatwork and showjumping, an excellent cross country course and the ever-popular farm ride  ( visit https://www.somerfordpark.co.uk to view the facilities).  Remember that you need to be a fully paid-up HVRC member for 2019 before a place can be reserved.  The Senior Camp forms can be found on the events page. Please return your completed forms to new camp organiser Josie Bennett.

HVRC Dressage Tests for 2019

The dressage tests for 2019 are as follows:
Intro A (2008),   Intro B (2009).  Prelim.  13. (2006),  Prelim 14 (2006), Novice 30 (2006),  Novice 24 (2010) and Elementary 49 (2009). The tests will be the same throughout the 2019 season, so you only need to learn them once for the year!

2019 Show Dates

Work Party: Sat 13th April (Show Jumping), Sat 27th April (Open Show)
Open Shows: Sun 28th April, Sun 26th May, Sun 16th June and Sun 1st September
Show Jumping: Sun 14th April, Sun 5th May, Sun 2nd June, Sun 7th July, Sat 24th August
Dressage: Sat 18th May, Sun 23rd June, Sat 20th July, Sun 29th September
Showcross: Sun 6th October, Sun 20th October
Junior Camp: 13th – 14th July at Derby College
Senior Camp: 8th- 13th September at Somerford Park Farm

BRC Qualifier Dates 2019

If you would like to compete at any of the BRC qualifiers below, please contact Liz Morton  on  01433 631565   or Email her on   jr_ea_morton@tiscali.co.uk

BRC Training is also available at venues across the UK.  More information can be found here, and a booking form here.


There are showjumping and dressage clinics running throughout February and full details can be found on the Events page of the HVRC website

Rupert Cox Flatwork and Showjumping Clinics

Rupert runs individual/group clinics every Monday. Lessons can be either jumping or flatwork.  To book your place, please contact Rupert direct on  07970 935615.

Michelle Fox showjumping Clinics

Group lessons are £19 per person, private 45 minute lessons are £27. To book your place, please ring or text Michelle Fox directly on her mobile 07721 998488.

Chris White Dressage Clinics

These run every Thursday afternoon/evening and are organised by Kim Burke.  To book a place, please contact her on 07788 660106 or  leave a voicemail message on her home phone number, which is 01433 659629.