Why not have fun, join with other members, and consider entering for a team event? We will help you with the Rules and also give training if required. Members will receive dates and details via email.

British Riding Clubs hold a number of UK wide competitions annually for teams and individuals from affiliated Riding Clubs.

The country is divided into Areas; Breakspear Riding Club belongs to Area 6.

Qualifying combinations from the Areas go to :
  • Winter Championships (Dressage and Showjumping)
  • Combined Training
  • Festival of the Hunter
  • National Riding Clubs Horse Trials Championships (and London & South East Championships)
  • National Riding Clubs Championships (Dressage, Riding Test, Show Jumping and Style Jumping)
  • Dressage to Music Championships and Quadrille

There is also an opportunity to qualify for the Riding Clubs competitions at the Royal Windsor Horse Show and the London International Horse Show : Olympia

There are various restrictions applying to the various levels of competitions. For full details contact Judy Ross or check British Riding Clubs website. Any one interested can also download an application form.

Most events are for teams and / or individuals. Teams are usually of 4 riders with 3 to count.

There are Preliminary Entry closing dates for the Area competitions and these are well in advance of the competition dates. All interested riders must have paid their subscriptions so their names are on the list held by British Riding Clubs Head Office.

Your horse requires a fully up to date vaccination certificate with a diagram of his markings (as per passport) and you are required to take this with you to Area competitions where they are checked

List of Area Qualifiers 2017/2018

Festival of the Horse Challenge
8 October 2017
Wheatlands Farm, White Horse Lane, Wokingham, Berks 
RG40 4LZ

Novice Dressage
29 October 2017
Wellington Riding, Heckfield, Hook Hants RG27 0LJ

Intermediate Dressage
10 December 2017
Wellington Riding, Heckfield, Hook Hants RG27 0LJ

Novice & Intermediate Winter Showjumping
4 February 2018
BCA, Hall Place, Burchetts Green,
nr Maidenhead Berks SL6 6QR

Combined Training
18 March 2018 (tbc)
Rosehill Equestrian, Rosehill Estate, Rose Lane, Henley on Thames RG9 3EB

Intermediate Showjumping
27 March 2017
Snowball Farm, Dorney Wood Road, Burnham Beeches, Bucks

Dressage To Music
16 June 2018
BCA, Hall Place, Burchetts Green,
nr Maidenhead Berks SL6 6QR

Horse Trials
Snowball Farm, (tbc)
Dorney Wood Road, Burnham Beeches, Bucks SL1 8EH

Summer Dressage/Riding Test Qualifiers
Hambleden/BCA (tbc)

Summer Showjumping & Style Qualifiers
Hambleden/BCA (tbc)
Championship Dates 2018  

Novice Winter Championships
14-15 April 2018
Arena UK, Allington Lane, 
Grantham, Lincs NG32 2EF

Liaison Trophy

Intermediate Winter Champs
27-29 April 2018
Bury Farm, Slapton, 
Bucks LU7 9BT

Festival of the Horse
19-20 May 2018
Washbrook Farm, Aston Le Walls
NN11 6RT

Horse Trials Championships
3-5 August 2018
Swalcliffe Park Equestrian, Banbury OX15 5EX

National Championships
1-2 September 2018
Lincoln Showground, Lincoln

Dressage to Music and Quadrille Selection
28-30 September 2018 (tbc)
Bury Farm, Slapton, 
Bucks LU7 9BT

Quadrille Final
29 September 2018 (tbc)
Bury Farm, Slapton, 
Bucks LU7 9BT