BRC Area 1 Winter Qualifiers

Saturday 4th November – Winter Showjumping Qualifier at SNEC organised by Lothians Riding Club.

 Sunday 26th November – Winter Dressage Qualifier at SNEC.


BRC Area 1 Summer Qualifiers 2017

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

Area 1 Equestrian Festival July 2017 Schedule




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.

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.

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

Area 1 Winter Dressage Qualifier at SNEC – 9th October

1st………Ettrick Forest Riders
2nd…….S.E.S.D. Group Diamonds
3rd…….Edinburgh and District
4th…….Almond Nuts and Bolts
5th…….S.E.S.D. Group Bling
6th……Glenbrae S/Prancing
The highest placed  Prelim individual  was Louise Taylor from South Lammermuir
The highest placed Novice Individual was Caroline Pennycook from Edinburgh and District
The highest placed Junior was Sorrel Feather from Lothians.
The day ran smoothly, many thanks to North Lammermuir, and to all helpers….some not BRC members!


  • Please remember that ALL portable XC fences MUST be secured in accordance with British Eventing’s Guidelines (attached). This includes for all training, schooling and competition use.
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