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Area 1 Winter Show Jumping Qualifier

BRC Area 1 Winter Novice & Intermediate Show Jumping Results on 31st October 2021 at SNEC organised by Lothians Riding Club

 

70cms Team

  • 1st South Lammermuir Red
  • 2nd Polnoon Pink
  • 3rd Lothians Lanterns
  • 4th Peebles

70cms Individuals

  • 1st Helena Stewart Polnoon
  • 2nd Jade Mcara Tannoch
  • 3rd Maggie McDougal Polnoon
  • 4th Sarah Allan South Lammermuir
  • 5th Maggie Carson Lothians
  • 6th Alexander Henley-Martin South Lammermuir

80 cm Teams  (Revised 4/11/21)

  • 1st Lothians Legends
  • 2nd South Lammermuir Purple
  • 3rd Glenbrae Girls
  • 4th South Lammermuir Blue
  • 5th Ettrick Forest
  • 6th Peebles and District Riding Club

80 cm Individuals   (Revised 4/11/21)

  • 1st Stephanie Lynch Lothians
  • 2nd Emily MacGregor South East Scotland Dressage Group
  • 3rd Rebecca McNab Ayr
  • 4th Duncan Owen Lothians
  • 5th Fiona Ritchie South Lammermuir
  • 6th Rebecca Seath Lothians

90 cms Teams

  • 1st South East Scotland Doubles
  • 2nd Glenbrae Gallopers
  • 3rd Edinburgh Intermediate
  • 4th Ettrick Forest

90cms Individuals

  • 1st Emma Fletcher Edinburgh and District
  • 2nd Kim Stewart Glenbrae
  • 3rd Gail Walkinshaw South East Scotland
  • 4th Krystan Blackie Glenbrae
  • 5th Emily Macgregor South East Scotland
  • 6th Catriona Umpleby Edinburgh and District

100cms Teams

  • 1st Ettrick Forest

100cms Individuals

  • 1st Sarah Rose Ettrick Forest
  • 2nd Amy Brown Ettrick Forrest
  • 3rd Alexa Ekin South East Scotland
  • 4th Jo Arres Ettrick Forrest

 

Annual General Meeting

British Riding Clubs Area 1

Annual General Meeting 

Online on Sunday 6th February 2022 at 4 pm  (change of date)

AGENDA 

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the previous AGM (14th January 2021)
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairman’s Report
  5. Treasurer’s Report and Adoption of Accounts
  6. Area Representative’s Report
  7. Election of Office Bearers and Committee
  8. Proposals for Area Liaison Fees, Training Grant, etc
  9. Area 1 Qualifiers
  10. A O C B

If you would like to join the AGM please send an e-mail by Thursday 3rd February to:  brcarea1@btinternet.com

Link to Zoom online meeting will be sent via e-mail on Friday 4th February.

BRC National Championships

NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships – 6 – 8 August 2021
Swalcliffe Park, Grange Farm, Swalcliffe, Banbury, OX15 5EX

NAF Five Star National Championships – 4 – 5 September 2021
Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2SX

TopSpec Dressage to Music and British Riding Clubs Quadrille – 1st – 3rd October 2021
Bury Farm Equestrian Club, Mill Road, Slapton, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9BT

Area 1 Novice and Intermediate Winter Dressage – April 2021

BRC is organising a virtual SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter and Horsehage & Mollichaff Intermediate Winter Championships (incorporating the rescheduled 2020 SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Championships and 2020 Horsehage & Mollichaff Intermediate Winter Championships)*.

BRC has recently confirmed that Area 1 is able to put forward one team and one individual entry for each of the classes listed below (Winter 2020/21 qualifier – new competition) .

Clubs which have confirmed their Area 1 Liaison affiliation (details at foot of page) may submit entries (no fee payable at this stage) for the ballot using the Entry Form which must be submitted to brcarea1@btinternet.com no later than 26th February.

Nov and Int Winter Qualifier Entry Sheet – February 2021

Please check the BRC web page for more information:  http://www.bhs.org.uk/enjoy-riding/british-riding-clubs/brc-championships/brc-online-championships

Where there is more than one team / individual entry for a class the Area 1 Committee is required to conduct a ballot on behalf of BRC HQ.

Selected teams and individuals will be notified week commencing 1st March – entries to BRC will be made online and entry fees are payable.

1x Senior Novice Team (one each of the following tests)

  • 1x Senior BRC Prelim D1 (2020) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC Prelim D4 (2021) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC HT100Q (2020) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC Novice D10 (2020) Individual

1x Junior Novice Team (one each of the following tests)

  • 1x Junior BRC Prelim D1 (2020) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC Prelim D4 (2021) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC HT100Q (2020) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC Novice D10 (2020) Individual

1x Senior Intermediate Team (one each of the following tests)

  • 1x Senior BRC Prelim D3 (2020) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC HT100+Q (2020) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC Novice D11 (2021) Individual
  • 1x Senior BRC Elementary D20 (2021) Individual

1x Junior Intermediate Team (one each of the following tests)

  • 1x Junior BRC Prelim D3 (2020) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC HT90Q (2020) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC Novice D11 (2021) Individual
  • 1x Junior BRC HT100+Q (2020) Individual

 

  • 1x Junior Elementary Individual (BRC Elementary D20 (2021))
  • 1x BRC Medium D25 (2021) Individual
  • 1x BRC Advanced Medium D30 (2021) Individual

 

Eligible Area 1 Riding Clubs  (at 12/2/21)

  • Arran Riding Club
  • Ayr Riding Club
  • Dunedin Combined Training Group
  • Ettrick Forest Riders Association
  • Girvan & District
  • Lanark Riding Club
  • Lothians Riding Club
  • Machars Riding Club
  • North Ayrshire Riding Club
  • Peebles & District Riding Club
  • Renfrewshire Riding Club
  • Scottish Dressage Group
  • South East Scotland Dressage Group
  • South Lammermuir Riding Club
  • Stranraer & District Riding Club
  • Tannoch Stables Riding Club

 

If your Club is not listed above the office bearers have not submitted the requested Area Liaison information and an e-mail should be sent to:  brcarea1@btinternet.com

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* This is a new competition for 2020/21 Winter Championships – this does not affect teams and individuals that qualified at the 2019/20 qualifiers and already have their confirmation from BRC HQ.

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.

BRC Area 1 – Liaison Fees

AREA LIAISON FEES   (due to be paid by 29th February 2020).

Club contacts (as advised on Area Liaison Fees Forms 2019) have been sent an e-mail advising them of the amount due to be paid for 2020.

The rate will be £1 per 2019 member until 29th February 2020 – from 1st March 2020 this rate will revert to £2 per 2019 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 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.

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:  brcarea1@btinternet.com

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

BRC Area 1 AGM – UPDATE

The minutes of the Area 1 AGM held on 19th January 2020 have been circulated to Club contacts (as advised in 2019 Area Liaison Fees form).

  • Dates of Area Qualifiers (available on Area 1 website and FB page)
  • Area Horse Trials Qualifier – Area 1 Rep Maggie Bunnett is pursuing option of running alongside an existing One Day Event.  Once more information is available this will be shared.
  • Area Liaison Fees will be reduced by 50% in 2020.  Club contacts will be sent notification of payment due in February.
  • Area Qualifiers – Team Entry Fees at Qualifiers run by Area 1 will be reduced for 2020.
  • Area Training Grant – will remain at £200 for 2020.  Form available on website – Reference page.
  • Clubs to share open Training Dates to Area 1 to allow them to be shared to all Area 1 Clubs.

Equine ‘Flu Vaccination Checker

Equine ‘Flu Vaccination Checker:
Download the 2020 ‘Flu Vacc Checker from the British Riding Clubs website (under “General Downloads”) to check if your horse/pony’s vaccinations meet the requirements.

EXTRA this year – you can put in date of competition and checker will confirm valid date for last injection – very useful.

2020 BRC Championships

HorseQuest Arena Eventing Championships – 14-15 March – Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls, Northants NN11 6RT

SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Championships – 28-29 March – Arena UK, Grantham NG32 2EF

HorseHage & Mollichaff Intermediate Winter Championships – 24-26 April – Bury Farm Equestrian Village, Dlapton, Bucks LU7 9BT

Fibre-Beet Festival of the Horse Championships – 30-31 May – Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls, Northants NN11 6RT

NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships – 7-9 August – Swalcliffe Park Equestrian, Swalcliffe, Oxon OX15 5EX

NAF Five Star National Championships – 5-6 Sept – Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln LN2 2NA

TopSpec Dressage to Music and Saddles Direct Quadrille Selection Trial – TBC

Saddles Direct Quadrille of the Year Final – TBC