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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 31,000 members in more than 480 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 Beth Harding on 02476 840 592 or . 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.


There are many different training opportunities available when you become a BRC member. Please see the training page for more information.   


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.


BRC members have public liability insurance cover while taking part in affiliated BRC-organised activities. For further information, contact South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) on 01708 850000 or email

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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