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British Riding Clubs (BRC) aims to help riders across the UK develop their skills and enjoy riding.

  • Last reviewed: 18th July 2022
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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, which are listed below.

BRC has 31,000 members in more than 480 clubs and centres. 

If you are interested in becoming an Affiliated Riding Club, take a look at our guide.

Member benefits


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 is 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 SEIB Insurance Brokers on 01708 850000 or email 

Rider magazine

Rider is a quarterly publication containing news, information and articles exclusively for BRC members.

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