British Riding Clubs Area 9

British Riding Clubs Area 9

Vale of the White Horse

Riding Club

British Riding Clubs Area 9

Senior Winter Dressage Team Qualifier

Saturday, 12th November 2016

To be held at

Summerhouse Equestrian Centre,

Hardwicke, Gloucester, GL2 2RG

Directions see

Team and Individual entries

Team Entries – two team members ride Prelim & two ride Novice

Prelim 2 (2016) & Novice 27 (2007).

Or Individual entries for either test.

Entry Fee: £60 per team or £15 Individuals (Including first aid cover).

Cheques payable to ‘VWH Riding Club’ please.



All entries must be made on the official British Riding Clubs Entry Form for the Winter Dressage Area Qualifiers.

Please indicate on the Area entry form which combination is riding which dressage test.


The Roost, Minety, Malmesbury, Wilts, SN16 9RJ

Email: or 07767343835

On Site: Refreshments – First Aid

On Call: Vet (not on site)

CONTACT ON SHOW DAY ONLY: Sarah Briggs 07973 368512

Times will be available from Thursday 10th November on:

and BRC Area 9 Website


  1. All entries must be made on the official British Riding Clubs Entry Form for the Winter Dressage Area Qualifiers.Please indicate on the Area entry form which combination is riding which dressage test.
  2. The committee/landowner or anyone acting for them will not be held responsible for any loss/accident to persons, animal or property however caused.
  3. Owners and riders enter at their own risk.
  4. The judge’s decision and that of the official steward is final.
  5. Questions about the scoring must be made to the secretary. Objections and appeals to be made in writing, accompanied by a £10.00 deposit to the secretary within 10 minutes of the posting of the results of the class.
  6. This competition will run under British Riding Club Rules 2016.
  7. Dressage tests at Area Qualifiers may be commanded.
  8. Vaccination Certificates: As stated in the rules, all BRC qualifying teams must be prepared to show their horse's passports and complete vaccination records on the day of the competition. Chef D’Equipes should ensure these are correct. Any incorrect certificates will result in exclusion from the competition.
  9. Entries will not be accepted without the correct fee. Cheques should be payable to ‘VWHRiding Club’.
  10. In the event of withdrawals, the organisers regret that they cannot refund entry fees after the close of prelim entries.
  11. Competitors must follow the instructions of stewards at all times.
  12. All horses and or ponies must be 4yrs or over.
  13. Only persons and/or horses competing may use the warm up facilities. Competitors may only warmup in the designated area. Lunging is not permitted.
  14. Horses may not be left unattended tied to horseboxes or trailers.
  15. DO NOT skip lorries out into the car park and please pick up all of your horses dropping – equipment and skips are provided.
  16. Please leave your dogs at home.
  17. Competitors must wear the correct hats, dress and footwear:

Hard hats must be worn and chin strap fastened by all riders when mounted, conforming to PAS015 (1998 or 2011) or BSEN 1384 (1997) or EN1384 (1996) and must be BSI Kitemark. Plus ASTM F1163 (2004) and must be SEI Mark or Snell E2001 and must have Official SNELL label and number or AS/NZS 3838 (2003 or 2006) and must have SAI Global Mark. All competitors competing in Area 9 Qualifiying classes must have a BRC Official hat tag. Failure to do so will result in elimination.

  1. Health and Safety - The Organisers of this event have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the Organisers and Officials and Stewards.
  2. Legal Liability - Horse / pony sports can be dangerous, and animals are unpredictable. Neither the committee of The Vale of White Horse Riding Club nor any person acting on their behalf, or the landowners can accept any liability for the loss, damage, accident or injury to any person or property. It is a condition of entry that each entrant agrees to indemnify the above persons against any legal action arising from such an incident.

All persons attending the show will be deemed to have accepted these rules and conditions.