Club Rules

 

DUE TO THE CHILD PROTECTION ACT WE ARE REQUIRED TO STRICTLY ENFORCE THE FOLLOWING RULE:

EVERY CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OLD MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT/GUARDIAN OVER THE AGE OF 18 AT ALL TIMES WHEN

ON CLUB PROPERTY WHETHER COMPETING OR SPECTATING.

RUDE, ABUSIVE OR THREATENING BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AT ANY SHOW, RALLY OR EVENT.

ANYONE BEHAVING IN AN UNACCEPTABLE MANNER WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.


GENERAL

1. CHILDREN'S AGES ARE TAKEN FROM 1ST JANUARY OF THE CURRENT YEAR.  AGE ON 1ST JANUARY MUST BE SHOWN ON  MEMBERSHIP FORM.  JUNIORS 17 YEARS & UNDER ON 1ST JANUARY.

2. MEMBERS MUST PAY THEIR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION BEFORE COMPETING IN ANY CLUB EVENTS.

3. NO HORSE/PONY UNDER 4 YEARS OLD WILL BE ALLOWED TO TAKE PART IN ANY OF OUR RIDDEN EVENTS

4. AT OPEN EVENTS, HORSE CLASSES ARE FOR HORSES OVER 148CM.

5, YOU MUST NOT LEAVE YOUR HORSE/PONY UNATTENDED TIED UP OUTSIDE EITHER A HORSEBOX OR TRAILER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

6. YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO OBTAIN THIRD PARTY INSURANCE.

7. AT ALL EVENTS PONIES/HORSES MUST BE RIDDEN QUIETLY WITH CONSIDERATION TO OTHER COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS.

8. LUNGING ONLY IN SAFE AREAS.

9. PLEASE NOTE AT EDRC EVENTS DRAW-REINS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE COLLECTING RING.

10. WHEN RIDING ON PUBLIC ROADS, MEMBERS ARE REMINDED TO RIDE CAREFULLY AND TO SHOW COURTESY & RESPECT TO OTHER ROAD USERS.  PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE COURTEOUS DRIVERS WHEN SAFE TO DO SO.

11. EDRC COMPLIES WITH SAFEGUARDING POLICIES.  FOR THIS REASON UNLESS PRIOR PERMISSION HAS BEEN GAINED,. ONLY INVITED & OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS MAY BE ALLOWED TO TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE COMPETITORS & GENERAL PUBLIC AT EVENTS.

Dress Code

 CORRECT DRESS CODE FOR EDRC CLUB EVENTS– please read understand & follow

 Plain jodhpurs with either long riding boots (not country boots or wellingtons), jodhpur boots or jodhpur boots with matching half gaitors.

 A Smart sensible top.

 A hat which conforms to current European Safety Standards.

 In the interests of safety, long hair should be fastened in a hairnet & no jewellery should be worn.

 Back protectors are highly recommended.

 In any lead rein event the leader must be wearing a hard hat, gloves & sensible shoes.


SATURDAY DRESSAGE

 Plain, beige, cream or white jodhpurs with either long riding boots (not country boots or wellingtons), jodhpur boots or jodhpur boots with matching half gaitors.

 A show jacket with a plain shirt worn with either a tie or stock.

 Gloves are compulsory.

 A hat which conforms to current European Safety Standards.


CROSS COUNTRY RALLIES & OPEN DAYS

 Plain jodhpurs with either long riding boots (not country boots or wellingtons), jodhpur boots or jodhpur boots with matching half gaitors.

 Sensible Long sleeved top.

NO HOODIES.

 A hat which conforms to current European Safety Standards IT MUST NOT HAVE FIXED PEAK.

Cancellation Policy

Clinic Cancellation

If  you  need  to  cancel  your  place  on  a  clinic  you  have  entered  after  the  closing  date  for  entries,  refunds  will  only  be  given  if  your   place  can  be  filled .

competition entry cancellation

If  you  need  to  cancel  your  entry  for  a  competition ,  your  entry  fee  will  be  forfeited.