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Forthcoming Events:-

Please note all R&DRC competitions are now held at their new venue Croft Top Equestrian Centre, Stone Fold Village, Rising Bridge, Accrington.  BB5 2DP. Click here for location map.

Thanks and well done to all our members who have represented the Club over the last few weeks at the many Area Qualifiers.  We had lots of team and individual placings with many members qualifiying for the BRC Championships.  Good luck to our members who will be competing at the Championships later on this year. Thanks also to the Team Managers for their organisation and support of the teams.

A big thank you to everyone who has supported the Shows and Dressage at our new venue Croft Top.  It is lovely to see everyone and well done to all our prize winners and congratulations to the Supreme Champion of Show, Ella Smith and Reserve Supreme Champion, Megan McDade at the July Trophy Show.  We hope you will be able join us at our next events as below:-

Saturday 19th August - Dressage - Classes include Junior/Senior, Prelim, Novice and Elementary.  Click here to view schedule.  Postal and online entires are to be received by 5pm the Tuesday before.  Click the banner above to enter online.
Judges:- Brenda Pamplin, Janet Zaldats and Ellen Earnough

Sunday 20th August - Open Point Show - All usual classes from 9.00am including In Hand, Ridden Showing, Working Hunter, Show Jumping and Novelties. Clear round from 8.30am to 9.45am.  Click here to view schedule.  This show is a qualifier for Equifest 2018 & the NW Showing & Working Hunter with many ring championships. Postal and online entries are to be received by midday the Friday before and ENTRIES ARE TAKEN ON THE DAY.  Click the banner above to enter online.
Judges:- Ridden - Sabrina Ross, Equitation & In Hand - Deborah Henthorn, Working Hunter - Ian Dickinson

The 2017 Membership Form is available by clicking here.

Click here to view the full 2017 Calendar of Events and here to view Schedules.

R&DRC have received a fantastic award presented by Martin Clunes at The Saddlers Hall in London. The award is for the British Riding Club's Riding Club of the Year and we would like to thank all our members especially the team members for all your dedication and continued support enabling us to accept this award on the members behalf.  Well done to you all and thanks to everyone for all their congratulations which have been posted on Facebook.

Woman on Horse in showing jumping competition

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The Rochdale & District Riding Club's website.

Welcome to Rochdale & District Riding Club's website. The Riding Club was founded in 1962 to provide its membership with regular competitions and excellent facilities, enabling them to compete and enjoy an equestrian lifestyle. Read the Riding Club History.

The Club is based at Roch Valley Way in Rochdale, Lancashire. Throughout the season we hold a variety of events including shows, dressage, one day events and cross country practice days. We also offer a wide variety of training to our members.

As an affiliated British Riding Club and a member of the Northern Liaison Group Area 3 our members are given the opportunity to enter Team Competitions, in various disciplines, and to qualify for the British Riding Club National Championships. The Club also affiliates to and holds many show qualifies throughout the season.