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Joining a Riding Club

Want access to the training, competitions, qualifications and support that British Riding Clubs (BRC) offers? Why not join our 34,000 members in more than 500 Clubs and Centres?

We aim to help riders across the UK develop their skills and enjoy riding. Our members have access to a broad range of opportunities for riders of all levels to compete, train and socialise. We also offer a host of additional benefits to our members. Check out our list of member benefits below.

To find out more or to join BRC contact Megan Gibbs on 02476 840 591 or megan.gibbs@bhs.org.uk. If you are interested in becoming an Affiliated Riding Club, take a look at our guide to affiliating your club for information on how to apply.

Training

There are many different training opportunities available when you become a BRC member. We have two unique disciplines, riding test and style jumping, which we offer training to current panel members and new judges. Please see the training page for more information.   

Competitions

As a member of BRC, you have access to our local and national competitions including Area Qualifiers and Championships. Our affiliated Riding Clubs also offer opportunities to ride in area points and inter-club competitions.

Horse Welfare Scheme

We want to ensure all horses in Britain are safe and well cared for. The BHS Welfare team are on hand to support you if you have any concerns over a horse or pony's welfare. See Reporting Horses In Distress for details.

Insurance

BRC members have third party insurance cover while taking part in affiliated BRC-organised activities. For further information, contact South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) on 01708 850000 or email megan.gibbs@bhs.org.uk.

Rider Magazine

A quarterly instalment of news, information and articles exclusively for BRC members. Rider also has the latest benefits for all our members.

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