Category Archives: Area12 News

XC Training offered

WSRC Grassroots XC Training with Jane Holderness-Roddam

Saturday 30th March 2019

Stockland Lovell

Cost per person: £45.50 – subsidised by Area 12

Heights 60/70/80 cm

Maximum 5 in group

Booking Form attached JHR Clinic Booking Form

Limited spaces – 1st come 1st served open to all Area 12 members

***FOTH Eventers Challenge New Date ***

As a committee we have made the decision to postponed Sunday’s FOTH Eventers Challenge at Pontispool due to current circumstances.
The event will now take place on Sat 23rd March @ Yeovil Showground, Somerset, BA22 9TA.
Entries will stand, those unable to attend will be issued refunds. (Please see rule book G2.1.2 postponed qualifiers page 13)
Please click to download the latest rulebook
This competition will be on grass inline with the National Championship.


***Urgent – Area 12 Statement – Showjumping

As an Area we have taken the decision to postpone Sunday’s Area Showjumping Qualifers.

This is precautionary measure against the spread of Equine Flu to ensure the health and safety of all those involved.

We have been advised of a confirm case in Somerset and the decision made today was not made lightly but in the best interest of our Members

As soon as we have more information a further statement will be published

A decision regard the FOTH competition on 16th/17th has not yet been made – again further details to be release as soon as available.

** Stars ** Champion of Champions

Please find  information about a new Showing Championships taking place at Addington Manor in Nov 2019, for Riding Club members, organised by Nigel Hollings, which will cover the South of England.

This follows on from a very successful Northern Championships for Riding Club members, that was launched last year at Aintree. See video attached –

Affiliation for this show is now open, so Riding Clubs can register and will be limited to the first 60 Riding Clubs that join – any Riding Club south of Birmingham will be classed as Southern and eligible

 Affiliation is completely free – the only criteria is that;

*The Club must hold at least 3 shows

*The Club must have Members

*The Club must be able to send a representative for at least 8 classes – competitors can compete in multiple classes.

To register please contact Nigel Hollings – Show Director:

Stars Championship Show Team

Or click this link:



BRC Five Star Train Together Tour 2019

** New for 2019!**
BRC are proud to present the BRC Five Star Train Together Tour. This is a fabulous opportunity for BRC grassroots riders who have aims at competing at our championships. With talks from NAF and The Society of Master Saddlers, as well a Show Jumping lesson from world class BHS coaches this is a great way to learn from the experts. See the link below for full details, and to download the booking form.

We have a South West date which is being held at Taunton and Bridgwater College in Cannington. Very nice venue and easy to get to