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SAFFRON WALDEN & DISTRICT RIDING CLUB

COVID-19 – SWDRC are following guidance from British Riding Clubs to cease all riding club activities of any nature up to 30th June 2020.

BRC COVID-19

2020 Membership Form now online
(click link: 2020-Membership-Form-rev2) or enter at www.clubentries.com/saffronrc

Please note that all CLINICS and TEAMS are for SWDRC members only and details are emailed out directly to members once membership is received.

CLINIC dates can be found on the TRAINING page, if you are interested in these and have not received an email, please enquire at info@swdrc.co.uk.

TEAM dates can be found below and on the EVENTS page, if you are interested in these and have not received an email, please enquire at info@swdrc.co.uk.

PROVISIONAL AREA 8 QUALIFIER DATES 2020
(UPDATED 06/03/2020)

CANCELLED - Area Eventer Trial – Poplar Park
CANCELLED - Area Show Jumping – Weeley
CANCELLED - Area Horse Trials – Stratford Hills
5 July – Area Dressage – Ashfields
19 July- Area Dressage To Music – Wix
11 October – Area Winter Novice Dressage & Combined Training (2021) – Brook Farm
31/01 Oct/Nov – Area Arena Eventing (2021)
14 November – Area Winter Intermediate Dressage (2021) – Wix
15 November – Area Winter Show Jumping (2021) – Wix

BRC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DATES 2020
(UPDATED 12/11/19)

CANCELLED - HorseQuest Arena Eventing Champs
CANCELLED - SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Champs
CANCELLED - Horsehage & Mollichaff Intermediate Winter Champs
CANCELLED - Fibre-Beet Eventer Trial / Combined Training Champs
CANCELLED - NAF Five Star Horse Trials Champs
05-06 September – Lincoln – NAF Five Star Summer National Champs
02-04 October – Addington EC – Dressage to Music Champs & Quadrille Selection
TBC – Quadrille Champs


CLUB CLOTHING – SWDRC now have a new supplier for club clothing. You can now order what you want, when you want and GGGEAR will deliver it to your door at no extra cost! http://www.gggear.co.uk/saffron-walden–district-rc-158-c.asp

CLINICS/TRAINING – Details of clinics are emailed out to members only. We can only accept members at our clinics

TEAM EVENTS – Team information is emailed out to members only. Team members must be members of SWDRC at least 4 weeks before any event.

MEMBERSHIP – Membership runs from 1 Dec to 30 Nov, and can be taken out at any time during the year. Forms can be found on this web site. Payment must be made on-line at www.clubentries.com/saffronrc.
2019 Annual Membership Fees:
Adults – £37.50
Junior – £27.50 (Juniors must be under 18 on the 1 Jan 2020)
Foot – £17.50

WHAT DO YOU GET FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP?

SUBSIDISED CLINICS AND TRAINING – All our trainers are experienced in teaching levels from beginners to professionals. Just let us know your level and ability of riding and that of your horse and our trainers will teach accordingly. Clinics are organised on an ad hoc basis, as a member information will be emailed out to you as soon as a clinic has been planned.

TEAMS – SWDRC place teams into every BRC qualifier event – dressage, combined training, show jumping, eventer trial and horse trials.  To put yourself forward, simply reply to the emails that are sent out to all members to register your interest (your horse/pony MUST have a valid flu certificate – FEI 6 month rule). Our team managers are very knowledgeable and can help you decide what level you should compete at and whether you and/or your horse/pony are eligible for each class.

CLUB COMPETITIONS – We organise an annual show, arena eventing, show jumping and dressage events throughout the year, members enjoy reduced entry fees, priority entry if classes become full pre-event and 3rd party insurance from BRC at all our events.

BRC Grassroots Training
The aim of these training days is to encourage our grassroots rider and to give them the confidence to move up the levels and eventually compete at our qualifiers and hopefully championships!
For more info: http://www.bhs.org.uk/enjoy-riding/british-riding-clubs/brc-assessments-and-training

BRC BE League
British Riding Clubs and British Eventing have once again teamed up to offer exciting opportunities to BRC members competing at Novice and Intermediate levels with BE.
http://www.bhs.org.uk/enjoy-riding/british-riding-clubs/brc-championships/brc-be-novice-league

BRC Volunteers League
If you currently volunteer at BRC events or would like to volunteer more, there is a BRC Voluneer League at Club, Area and Committee/Offifical level.
How to Take Part:
Participants do not need to be members of a BRC Club to enter the leagues, but for non-members, volunteers must have signed up to the BRC Volunteers’ Club prior to gaining points, which is free to join, email jennie.pallett@bhs.org.uk for further information.

The SWDRC is an affiliated riding club which was established in 1980. 

British Riding Clubs (BRC) exists to provide support and encouragement to amateur riders of all levels- from the dedicated competitor to the happy hacker.

Our club gives BRC members the chance to train and compete at local, area and national competitions.

Welfare
For further information on the BRC commitment and policy
click here.

Committee 2020
To contact any committee member please email us at info@swdrc.co.uk

Julian Midwinter – Chairman
Claire Engelmann – Vice Chairman & Treasurer
Jo Wardle – Club Secretary
Suzannah Engelmann – SJ & HT Team Mgr / Liaison Rep / SJ Events
Lindsey Rusack – Dressage Team Mgr
Cara Goddard – Membership Secretary
Carrie-Anne Adams
Danni Malins
Emily Duff
Laura Byford
Salley Yates
Sarah Hamlett
Sophie Haylock

 

 

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