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.
- To find out more or to join contact the Membership Team - BRCMembership@bhs.org.uk.
If you are interested in becoming an Affiliated Riding Club, take a look at our guide.
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.
Rider is a quarterly publication containing news, information and articles exclusively for BRC members.
BRC Equilibrium Intermediate Winter Championships
The Intermediate Winter Championship will feature both dressage and show jumping competitions for our junior and senior members.
BRC TopSpec Arena Eventing Championships
The Arena Eventing Championships will consist of a course of showjumps immediately followed by a course of cross-country fences.
BRC SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Championships
The dressage and showjumping competitions are open to both teams and individuals, with separate classes across the two disciplines for both our junior and senior members.
BRC NAF Five Star Combined Championships
The Combined challenge is an excellent test of the ability and timing of a horse and rider to negotiate a show jumping course followed by a cross-county course on grass, in an arena.
BRC Equine BIO Genie Dressage to Music and NAF Five Star Introductory Championships
The DTM Championships offers a range of classes for both senior and junior members allowing competitors to ride from prelim up to our unique ‘pick your own’ class, which caters for those wishing to compete at medium and advanced medium level.
BRC NAF Five Star National Championships
Riders are able to compete in a range of competitions at this championship, from dressage to style jumping both individually and as part of a team.