Membership 2020

Membership runs from 1st March 2020 to 28th February 2021.

Membership forms can be found at all our shows or collected from Cross Lane Equestrian.

Cost of Membership

Adult - £12.50

Junior (aged 18 and under) - £10

Membership of Blidworth and District Riding Club (BDRC) allows you to access lessons, clinics, competitions and other activities organised by the Club at a reduced rate. Membership also allows members to collect points towards our annual presentation held at the end of the season to be crowned Showjumping or Dressage champion per class.

Under 16’s must be accompanied by a competent adult at all events.

Please return your membership form along with membership fees to Cross Lane Equestrian, Cross Lane, Blidworth, Notts NG21 0LZ. A separate membership booking form must be completed by each person wishing to be a member of the club.

Please remember and respect that Cross Lane Equestrian is a livery yard. There will be times when horses do come through the school.

Spectators are very welcome in the area near the entrance to the school.

Under 16’s must be accompanied by a competent adult at all events.

Please return your membership form along with membership fees to Cross Lane Equestrian, Cross Lane, Blidworth, Notts NG21 0LZ. A separate membership booking form must be completed by each person wishing to be a member of the club.


Membership Rules and Regulations

By becoming a member of Blidworth and District Riding Club you are agreeing to abide by the following Rules and Regulation:

It is recommend that hard hats to standards :PAS015(1998 2011 with BSI Kitemark VG101.040(2014-12) with BSI kitemark ASTM F1163 (2004a or 4a onwards) with SEI mark SNELL E2001 or E2016 AS/NZS 3838(2006 onwards) with SAI global mark are worn. Skull caps must be worn with a silk.

Some events must be booked for and paid for in advance your booking will not be confirmed until payment is received. Monies will not be refunded /carried forward except in exceptional circumstances. Please check Facebook/website for rules on individual events.

It is the responsibility of the club member to check our Facebook page to see if events are taking place.

If you have any issues /complaints /problems please speak to a member of the Riding Club committee.

Members should always behave appropriately and not use unsuitable language or behave in a manner which others may find offensive this also applies to all forms of social media.

Please do not interrupt instructors whilst lessons/clinics are taking place or swapping over. If you have a concern, please either talk to the instructor at the end of the session or talk to a member of the committee.

All children and young people aged 16 and under MUST be accompanied and supervised by a non-riding adult .

Anyone leading a child on a pony/horse must be at least 16 years of age

Horses/ponies must be at least 4 years of age to compete in ridden classes.

Horses/ponies must not be left tied up unattended.

No excessive use of whips will be tolerated. Whips no greater than 75cm and no less than 45cm to be used when jumping. No whips or spurs allowed in games.

Disclaimer of Liability

Riders participating in any Blidworth and District Riding Club activities do so at their own risk. The club and persons acting on behalf of the club do not accept any liability for any accident, loss, damage, illness or injury to ponies, horses, riders or spectators.

Members of Blidworth and District Riding Club must have their own public liability insurance.

I confirm that my horse/pony is fully inoculated.

A hard hat and correct footwear must be worn at all times when riding and a hard hat/gloves are required if leading. Body protectors (BETA 2009/2018) are strongly advised whilst jumping and are encouraged at all times when participating in horse riding activities.

Reflective /fluorescent clothing worn by horse and rider when hacking/leading to the venue is strongly advised.

I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to abide by the rules and regulations of Blidworth and District Riding Club, the information in the Membership Application Form and the Disclaimer of Liability detailed above.