Joining ODRC

ODRC welcomes new members, becoming a member has many advantages some of which are listed here.

Membership Application Form – You can fill in your membership application form and pay online here.

Monthly Newsletter – You’ll find out everything that’s going on in the ODRC area and more.

Competitions – Enter all the club shows at the members rate. BRC also offers a wide range of Area Qualifiers and Championships. Affiliated Riding Clubs also offer further competitions, training and Area points/inter club competitions, which you can enter at affiliated club members rate.

Riding Club Camp – You have the opportunity to spend 4 days at Somerford Park for you and your horse Camp

BRC Membership Card – Simply quote your membership number, or produce your card, to get discounts for BRC members

Insurance – BRC members have Third Party Insurance cover while competing at affiliated BRC events. For further information contact South Essex Insurance Brokers on 0845 4500634. If you require 24 hour insurance cover this is included in BHS membership for just £53 to BRC members as the £5 joining fee is waived for BRC members.

Rider Magazine – Our quarterly magazine keeps all BRC members up to date with news, information and articles.

Get involved – Our club is only as strong as its membership, we would appreciate your help with the activities carried out within the club.

The following handbooks are available from British Riding Clubs office:

BRC Official Rule Book – This contains rules for all the disciplines of BRC Qualifiers and Championships. Your club receives two complimentary copies each year. You can also buy it from the BHS Book Shop.

Guidelines for Organisers of Official Competitions – This is a comprehensive guide to running competitions, including health and safety. Your club will receive two complementary copies each year. Also available from the BHS Book Shop.

Examinations and Examiners Handbook – Syllabi for BRC exams and a contact list of examiners. Your club will receive two complimentary copies each year. This is also available from the BHS Book Shop.

To join Oldham & District Riding Club, please download and print our application form, enter your details and then send it to the Membership Secretary with a cheque made payable to ODRC.

Junior Membership
Junior Membership is for those aged 15-17, while those aged 18 and over will need to take out Senior Membership (age as of 1 January). However, all our shows (except the Members Only Novice show) are open to non-members and have junior classes.

Saddleworth Pony Club
Members of Saddleworth Pony Club can enter Shows at the Members’ Rates, although not all classes may have separate Junior and Senior classifications. They are of course not eligible to enter the Members Only Novice Show.