Halesworth and District Riding Club

Hello everyone,

New For 2024 Memberships & renewals will be made using the British Riding Clubs portal Sport80.

If you were already a member of a British Riding Club for 2023 you should have been sent a link by sport80 to set up your account (please remember to reset your password on first login)
Membership for 2024 is £35.00 for the year. Full Membership includes the following benefits – As a member of BRC, you have the benefit of reduced training fees, access to local and national competitions including area qualifiers and championships. They also offer opportunities to ride in area points and inter-club competitions.  BRC members will have public liability insurance cover while taking part in affiliated BRC-organised activities. Rider is a quarterly publication containing news, information and articles exclusively for BRC members. Reduced Family Member rates continue to be available.

A fairly soggy summer at the moment but still lots of club events to look forward to.
Training continues throughout the year with regular sessions of ‘Coaching and Cake’ at Broads Equestrian Centre on Thursday mornings with Hayley Chilver, and Thursday or Friday fun evening show jumping sessions with Megan McClean
We are pleased to welcome back James Stoddart, His excellent evening ‘on the flat’ sessions will be at Broads Equestrian on Thursday evening and are open to everyone.

Ellie Towler Equestrian’s popular Sunday session training clinics are back. Polework, show jumping & cross country clinics at different venues.

Senior camps with event rider Emily Lochore are always super popular and Wendy Martin has arranged mid week events throughout the year.

The 2024 monthly unaffilated dressage league competitions began again at Broads 28 April.
The New British Dressage Tests will be used at our events  28 July onwards  Click Here 2024 Dressage League Schedule 

If you fancy having a go at representing the club in British Riding Club Competitions, please contact either Katie Brown (senior dressage) or Michele Hurst (juniors and other events) – there is something for everyone, from dressage both regular and to music, show jumping & eventing. The qualifying for the British Riding Clubs summer championships run from May, held on all weather and grass arenas across Norfolk & Suffolk.
The Winter qualifying events begin again in October.

Please keep an eye on both the website and our Facebook page for all events and training opportunities.

Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible at our various events both on horseback and on foot.

Kind regards

Nicky Virgo

need to contact us? please email Wendy Martin horse.pooh@ymail.com

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June 16 Unaffiliated Dressage – Broads Equestrian – Barnby

Competition will be held in the Indoor Arena at

Broads Equestrian, Church Farm, Barnby
Beccles NR34 7QN

Classes from Introduction to Medium for both Senior, Junior and Lead Rein Riders

Entries Secretary 07974 236678
Starts between 9 & 9.30am
Entry Closing Date 13/06/2024 or earlier if full entry capacity is reached

Everyone & All Levels Welcome Entry Fees –
Dressage Halesworth & District Members: £12 per class
Non Members  £14 per class

Lead rein in Introduction classes only (please advise at time of booking)
All Classes split between Senior & Junior Riders. Rosettes to 6th place

Score Sheets not collected on the day will be posted to all competitors on receipt of a Self Addressed Large Letter Envelope within 48 hours.
Results will be published on this website & on the clubs Facebook Page.

Click Here 2024 Dressage League Schedule

On Line Entry is preferred for this Event
however an entry form is included with the schedule

Thursday Morning Coaching & Cake Sessions with Hayley

At Broads Equestrian Centre, Church Farm,
Barnby, Beccles, NR34 7QN

Informative & fun plus energy restoring cake at the end of each session.
All riding levels welcome.
Great for working with others and to developing skills to aid both horse and rider.

Morning Sessions with BHS Coach Hayley Chilver
Flat, Pole, Grids, Show Jumping & Formation Riding Sessions
Please let Hayley know which you’d prefer at time of Booking

2024 Coaching & Cake Training Payment & Booking Options
1 Hour sessions starting between 8:00am & 12.00 noon
in small groups (max 4 per session) of similar ability, times will be allocated to each rider 48 hours before each session.
Members Only £20 per one hour session – Energy restoring cake provided but please bring your own after class drinks.

Entries/Further Info Please contact & book directly with Hayley Chilver via Facebook or email hayleycchilver@gmail.com
Payment for your space MUST be made at time of booking to secure your place.

Please note that once your chosen slot is booked it must be paid for in full.
Cancellations will only be refunded for valid or very good reasons.

BRC Area 14 Style & Show Jumping Qualifiers

Hosted by Beccles & Bungay Riding Club
Geldeston Hall, Geldeston, Beccles NR34 0LP
Contact Details Marie Owen – a.owen052@btinternet.com

Schedule available from late April to view on either
Beccles & Bungay or British Riding Clubs Area 14 Facebook pages

Show Jumping
For this Show Jumping competition, Riders may compete in Senior of Junior teams or as individuals representing the riding club.
Five height sections 70cm, 80cm, 90cm, 100cm & 110cm

Style Jumping
Style Jumping is similar to Show Jumping, but marks are based on the rider’s performance rather than the horse’s. Consisting of two sections, 75cm and 85cm, for both juniors and seniors at the Qualifiers and Championships.

This Qualifier is for the NAF Five Star National Championships 31 August – 1 September at The Lincolnshire Showground, Gate 4,  Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln,  LN1 2SX

(Halesworth Riding Club will pay championship entry fees for all their team members that qualify for either Championships. Stabling fees to be booked & paid for by competitors)

Club Members If you would like to Compete in either the Junior or Senior Teams please Contact Michele Hurst michelehurst@mac.com

Please be Aware that ALL Horses entered MUST hold valid passports and have up to date Equine Flu Vaccinations and vaccination history. Boosters withing 6 months of competition date.