BRC Area 1 Dressage to Music Qualifier

Sunday 1st May 2022 at BEIRC – Barstobrick, Ringford, Castle Douglas.

Hosted by Galloway Horse Club.


BRC Area 1 AGM

Draft minutes:   Area 1 AGM Minutes 6th February 2022 DRAFT

If anyone knows who “Carolyn’s XR” is, please let me know (they attended the AGM but there was no video).  Thank you.

Requests for payment of Area Liaison Fees will be sent out in the next couple of weeks.

If your Club has had any changes to Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and/or Area Teams manager please send their name, club and e-mail address to Jane ( to allow contact details to be updated.

Thank you.


BRC Area 1 Summer Qualifiers

Winter Show Jumping – Sunday 30th October at SNEC organised by Lothians Riding Club.

  • Any Club wishing to assist with the event to learn how to organise a qualifier should contact Julia Robinson-Dow.


Novice Winter Dressage – Saturday 5th November at Morris EC.

Intermediate Winter Dressage – Sunday 6th November at Morris EC.



Area Horse Trials – Sunday 5th June at Auchlishie, Kirrimuir – organised by Area 22.  Area 22 is offering 70 cm and non-qualifying classes alongside the qualifiers.


Summer Dressage and Show Jumping – 9th and 10th July at Morris EC.

BRC Area 1 Liaison Fees

AREA LIAISON FEES   (due to be paid by 12th March 2022).

Club contacts (as advised on Area Liaison Fees Forms 2021) have been sent an e-mail advising them of the amount due to be paid for 2022.

The rate will be 50p per 2021 member until 12th March 2022 – from 13th March 2022 this rate will increase to £1 per 2021 member.

All affiliated Riding Clubs are asked for three payments per annum:

  1. Area Liaison Fees – Payable to BRC Area 1 (south of Scotland – goes towards running of Area Qualifiers within Area 1 and training).  Payment is online via Club Entries:  Click here for link to Area 1 Club Entries page.  Members of Clubs that have not paid are unable to take part in Area qualifiers until the Area Liaison fee has been paid.
  2. British Riding Clubs – Cost of Club affiliation insurance – BRC National office at Stoneleigh issues an invoice – this is due to be paid by 31st January.
  3. British Riding Clubs – Membership affiliation fees, per head – BRC National office at Stoneleigh issues an invoice (both Club Affiliation Insurance and Membership Affiliation fees invoices are usually sent at the same time).  This invoice is due to be paid by 31st May.

BRC National Championships

  • SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Championships – 26-27 March 2022
  • Arena UK, Allington Lane, Allington, Grantham, NG32 2EF
  • HorseHage & Mollichaff Intermediate Winter Championships – 22-24 April 2022
  • Bury Farm Equestrian Village, New Bury Farm, Mill Road, Slapton, Bucks, LU7 9BT
  • NAF Five Star Combined Championships – 21-22 May 2022
  • Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls, Daventry, Northamptonshire. NN11 6RT
  • NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships – 5 – 7 August 2022
  • Swalcliffe Park, Grange Farm, Swalcliffe, Banbury, OX15 5EX
  • NAF Five Star National Championships – 3 – 4 September 2022
  • Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2SX (Gate 4)
  • TopSpec Dressage to Music and British Riding Clubs Quadrille – 1st – 3rd October 2021
  • Venue – Bury Farm Equestrian Club, Mill Road, Slapton, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9BT


Information for Equestrians during Covid-19 Pandemic

Click here for link to latest Covid-19 information from the British Horse Society.

Click here for link to latest Covid-19 information from HorseScotland.

Personal Information

BRC Area 1 will securely hold the contact information provided for the purpose of sending out details about BRC Area 1 events plus information provided by British Riding Clubs and equestrian related items.

This information will not be used for any other purpose or shared with any other body or person, unless with your permission.  Your details will be removed from the database at your request – at which time BRC Area 1 will not be able to provide you with membership benefits or accept entries for events.

Should you no longer wish to receive information from BRC Area 1 please advise by e-mail to:

Unless you advise otherwise, your details will remain on BRC Area 1’s database.


  • 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.
  • The BRC insurance policy will only cover you if these guidelines are followed.
  • If you are hiring a venue and XC course, please make sure it is clearly agreed who will be responsible for ensuring the course is prepared in accordance with these guidelines.