Area 1 Summer Qualifiers – UPDATE

The results of the vote concerning the running of the Summer Dressage, Riding Test, DTM, Show Jumping, Style Jumping and Horse Trials Qualifiers 2017 have now been counted.
23 Clubs responded by the voting deadline as follows:
  • Option 1 = 5
  • Option 2 = 3
  • Option 3 = 14
  • Abstentions = 1
Therefore the Summer Qualifiers scheduled to take place at Morris Equestrian on the 8th and 9th July will take place as planned.
Area 1 will accept the invitation from Area 22 to attend their BRC Horse Trials Qualifier at Scotsburn on 3rd June.
Jennifer Rentoul, Area 1 Rep

BRC Area 1 Intermediate Winter Dressage Qualifier – 25th March at Rockrose EC

South East Scotland Dressage Group is looking forward to hosting the Dressage qualifier on Saturday at Rockrose Equestrian Sports Centre.

Please see the Important Information for competitors below.

Intermediate Winter Dressage Times 25th March 2017

🎀 In loving memory of Catherine and in support of Maggie’s Centres we ask that you wear something lilac or pink and we will provide a ribbon to pin onto your jackets

🚨 Passports and Vaccination Certificates must be presented before each rider competes
🚨 Team Managers must present declarations before riders compete
🎩 Hat tagging available onsite from 8.00am
🏇 Tack checks carried out in warm up before rider competes
📸 Official Photographer on the day is Dave Cameron Photography only

Catering onsite from 8.30am at the Stable Diet & Pizza Geeks onsite for lunch from 1pm

Times are available by clicking here 👇

Stabling can be booked directly with Rockrose Equestrian Sports Centre

Spectators welcome!

🍀 Good luck to all and we hope you have a fantastic day for Catherine.


A situation has arisen affecting the 2017 Area Summer Qualifiers which could not have been foreseen when the dates were originally set in 2016. There is now a clash between the dates of the Area 1 Show Jumping and Style Jumping Qualifiers and the invitation from Area 2 to join their Area Horse Trials Qualifier.  Options for dates and venues have been circulated to club officials and contacts. Please speak to your club officials if you wish more information.

Clubs have one vote and this is to be submitted by Friday 17th March.

BHS Grassroots Training: 12th April at West Kype; 22nd April at Netherton EC and 20th May at Terally EC.

West Kype Farm, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, ML10 6PR, Show Jumping, 12 April with Andrew Wilson Level 3 BE coach – £25

Netherton Equestrian, Netherton Farm, Aberargie, Perthshire, PH2 9NE, Show Jumping, 22 April with Patrick Print OBE – FBHS – £25.00

Terally Equestrian Centre, Terally Farm, Port Logan, Stranraer, DG9 9NR, Show Jumping 20 May with Nadine Warwick Level 3 BS coach – £25

Flyer and booking form below.

BRC Grassroots XC SJ Flyer 2017

BRC Grassroots Training 2017 Booking Form




  • Tuesday 21st February – Stobs Farm – Show Jumping Training with David Harland
  • Sunday 26th February – Muirmill – Pre Event XC Exercises with Trish Harvey
  • Tuesday 7th March – Stobs Farm – Show Jumping Training with David Harland
  • Sunday 19th March – Muirmill – Pre Event XC Exercises with Trish Harvey
  • Tuesday 28th March – Stobs Farm – Show Jumping Training with David Harland
  • Saturday 1st April – Muirmill – Pre Event XC Exercises with Trish Harvey
  • Saturday 15th April – Primrosehill XC, Duns – XC Training with Trish Harvey.
  • Saturday 29th April – Houston, Renfrewshire – Cross Country Training with David Gatherer

First Aid Training

If you or members of your club are interested – please let us know whether you are looking for the Refresher (including renewal due date) or full First Aid at Work course.

Online Bookings for Area 1 Training (except David Harland training – see foot of page):     CLICK HERE for link to Online Training Booking

Booking forms: 

BRC Area 1 XC Exercises Trish Harvey at Muirmill 2017

BRC Area 1 XC training at KKRC 2017

Kilmacolm and Kilallan Riding Club Disclaimer

BRC Area 1 XC training at Primrosehill 2017


David Harland Training at Stobs EC

Showjumping Training with David Harland at Stobs Farm, Gorebridge, Midlothian, EH23 4NJ.  2 – 8 pm.

  • Tuesday 21st February
  • Tuesday 7th March
  • Tuesday 28th March

David Harland training:  Click here for online booking. 

Booking form:  David Harland training booking form 2017

BRC Area 1 AGM – Sunday 29th January 2017

Minutes and accounts have now been circulated to club contacts.

3rd February 2017.



BRC Area 1 Winter Showjumping Qualifier

A huge thank you to Lothians Riding Club for a very efficiently run competition, also very exciting with a jump off in both classes.


KBIS Novice Qualifier

1st Ettrick Forest, 2nd South Lammermuir, 3rd Lothians, 4th Plonoon Panthers, 5th Glenbrae Gazelles, 6th Polnoon Pumas

Equitheme Intermediate Qualifier

1st Glenbrae Sparkles, 2nd Ettrick Forest

 The Individual Intermediate Qualifier is Alana Quinn from Lanark Riding Club.


The body protector standard will NOT CHANGE until 2018.

****The body protector standard will NOT CHANGE until 2018…previous information stated 2017*******

Update from BRC November 2016.

BRC Area 1 Summer Qualifiers 2017

Dressage and Showjumping – 8th & 9th July at Morris EC.

Horse Trials – 9th July at  Alnwick Ford EC, Longframlington, Northumberland, courtesy of BRC Area 2.

2017 BRC Championship Dates

BRC KBIS Novice Winter Championships – 1 & 2 April – The College Equestrian Centre, Church Road, Keysoe, Bedford MK44 2JP

BRC Equi-Thème Intermediate Winter Championships – 28 – 30 April – Bury Farm Equestrian Village, New Bury Farm, Mill Road, Slapton, Bucks LU7 9BT

BRC Horslyx Festival of the Horse Championships – 20 & 21 May – Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 6RT

BRC NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships – 4 – 6 Aug – Swalcliffe Park Equestrian, Grange Farm, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxon OX15 5EX 

BRC NAF Five Star National Championships – 2 & 3 Sept – Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 2NA

BRC Dressage to Music Championships & Quadrille Selection Trial – 29 Sept – 1 Oct – Bury Farm Equestrian Village, New Bury Farm, Mill Road, Slapton, Bucks LU7 9BT

BRC Quadrille Final – TBC