Riding Club

Here you will find all of the latest news from Solihull Riding Club, including regular updates from our team to keep you in the loop. Be sure to check back regularly to see what we are up to, or to read about the latest goings on at our venue. There is always plenty going on at the riding club, as you will see for yourself by browsing through our posts.

We want to make sure that all of our visitors, both members and non-members, are kept well-informed, so if you have any questions or would like to make an enquiry, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly team will be more than happy to help.

Members Field – Bank Holiday Monday

Due to the Packington Dog Agility Show taking place on Monday 27th May, the Members Field will be closed on the afternoon of Sunday 26th and all day Monday 27th May.

The Boundary Ride will be open all weekend, please pop to the office for the gate code.

Bank Holiday Monday Office opening hours: 10:00 – 16:00

Ireland 110cm SJ Team Fundraiser

Saturday 18th May 2019 – Clear Round Show Jumping and Clear Round XC to raise funds to send the 110cm SJ Team winners from 2018 to represent British Riding Clubs at the AIRC Festival in Mullingar, Ireland, come along and show your support! Entries on the day and there’s raffle with some great prizes to be won too.

The Nose Bag Cafe – New Opening Hours

From the 14th May during the summer months, the café will be open upstairs from Thursday to Sunday 10:00 – 15:00 (or longer if a competition is running – please check that day’s start times) and on a Tuesday evening during the competition, but will no longer be open on Monday, Tuesday daytime or Wednesday unless we have a booking or competition running.

Equine Flu – BEF Guidelines

In line with today’s current BEF guidelines, can all riders please bring their horses passports to the office to be checked prior to unloading whether you are coming to the centre for a competition or to hire the facilities. Your understanding at this time is appreciated, let’s keep everyone safe.

Clear Round SJ Cancelled Tuesday 12th September & Car Park Locked

Regrettably, due to the imminent threat of travellers in the local area (bought to our attention by West Midlands Police) tonight’s clear round showjumping (Tuesday 12th September) is cancelled.

Also the main car park will be locked at 18:00 each night until further notice. Cars which are onsite at this time will remain secure until 07:00 the following morning.

We are grateful for your understanding at this time and apologise for the inconvenience.

Members Field Closed

Due to the annual Scouts Association Jamboree, (2000 scouts camping on the left hand side of the driveway) the Members / XC Training Field will be closed from Wednesday 13th to Tuesday 19th September as they will be using it for their activities.

The Boundary Ride will remain open throughout and the second indoor arena is still available free of charge for members.

 

Weekend closures

Just a reminder that the Boundary Ride will be closed from Saturday 9th to Monday 11th September to enable us to run the Unaffiliated One Day Event sponsored by Skilts Farm Stables on Sunday.

The Members Field will also be closed on Sunday due to using it as an overflow car park if necessary.

Can we ask all dog walkers to ensure that ALL DOGS are kept on leads on the grounds on Sunday during the event.

Boundary Ride Closed

Please note that the Boundary Ride will be closed from Thursday 17th to Monday 21st August, reopening on Tuesday 22nd after the British Eventing Horse Trials that we are holding this weekend.

The Member’s / XC Training Field will also be closed on Saturday & Sunday this week as we use it for additional car parking.

Phone lines down

We are having trouble with the phone lines this morning. Please email any queries to office@solihullridingclub.co.uk

Times for Tuesday evening dressage will be online from 14:00 today.