Ribble Valley Riding Club - Celebrating our 70th Year

Presentation Night 28th October 2017

Come and join the fun!!!


Become a Member of Ribble Valley

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2017 Schedule

New exciting classes, Members Ring Championships, Members Prize Money and more for 2017.

Click Here for the 2017 Schedule (Full Version)

Click Here for the 2017 Schedule (short version with classes only)

Plan your Classes (Just a list of classes)

Click Here to enter online!

Click Here to Download an Entry Form!

Post Entry Forms to:

Clare Bimson, 40, Aster Chase, Darwen, BB3 0QX

Dressage Entries to:

Alison Curley, 17, Feilden Place, Feniscowles, Blackburn, BB2 5EX

Upcoming Events

Here you can find out about our upcoming events throughout the year.

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Come on all you dressage enthusiasts, lets make 2017 a year to remember, not only for Ribble Valleys 70th Birthday but lets make the Year of Dressage too.

See below for the tests this season.

Become a Member

It’s simple to become a member of Ribble Valley Riding Club – click the link.

Click Here to join online!

Don’t forget we’ve got £50 prize money to the ring champion (members only) in selected rings. You can become a member online now

Welcome to Ribble Valley Riding Club

Dear RVRC Member

Ribble Valley Riding Club would like thank you for your support during 2016. The 2016 season was a huge success and a highly competitive season. Well done to all who won prizes in 2016.

In December we held our AGM and I am pleased to say we have added the following people to our committee for 2017; Tracey Quinn, Pamela Griffiths, Gill Jackman, Howard Jackman, Kirsty Marrow, Nicola Sellers, Emma Leach, Marie Mills, Mick Sheldon and Tina Lewis. I would like to thank Anne Leaver for everything she has done for RVRC over many years, as she steps down from the committee. The rest of last year’s committee are continuing in 2017. We are always looking for helpers, who are more than welcome to come and help set up and clear away the show.

Now is the time that the committee are working hard preparing for next season. The full schedule will be available soon. We have removed the Foreign Breeds classes because of lack of entries. In their place we have added ‘Golden Oldies’ classes open to competitors over 45 years of age. In addition we have also added a Lead Rein Dressage Class as trial for April and May. We look forward to these classes being popular and well supported. All of our shows will be held at our ‘home’ showground on Witton Park. See dates below.

  • 02/04/2017 (RI & Equifest)
  • 07/05/2017 (Equifest)
  • 04/06/2017 (BSPS)
  • 02/07/2017 (70th Anniversary Show & TGCA)
  • 06/08/2017 (70th Anniversary Show)
  • 03/09/2017 (Trophy Show).

This season is the clubs 70th Anniversary and the committee are intent on making this season a special one. The August show will be a special commemorative show, so watch out for some added festivities!   There is still time to sponsor rings or advertise in the schedule, please contact any committee member or the club via our Facebook page.

Please find the enclosed membership form for 2017 and the class schedule. You can also join online using PayPal at our website www.ribblevalleyridingclub.co.uk

Lastly the Committee would like to wish all of our members a Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you next season.

Best Regards

David Fearnley

RVRC Chairman-07794667645

(on behalf of the RVRC committee)

Ribble Valley Riding Club

New Beginners Ring will continue for 2017

This ring is aimed at beginners and children. Hard hats and long sleeved clothing are to be worn by every competitor. Horses/ponies to be snaffle mouthed. Parental assistance is allowed and these classes will be judged in a manner that allows competitors to learn whilst competing. Please enter these classes in the spirit in which they are intended.

See 2017 Schedule.

Changes to the RVRC Rules for the 2016 Season

As in previous years, by entering at the show you agree to abide by these rules.

The Ribble Valley Riding Club rules supersede any additional rules, for instance where a class may state BSPS Rules apply.

Any non-adherence to these rules will invalidate your right to a variety of benefits including insurance.

Change in Hat Regulations

Following changes the EU commission has made to hat standards, from 2016, RVRC will be implementing changes to their hat rules to phase out the use of EN1384 or BSEN1384 at all shows.