Trentvalley Riding Club Rules


  • All Competitors must ensure that they have read and signed the disclaimer form before entering any classes
  • Hard Hats (PAS 015) and correct footwear must be worn at all times when riding including fancy dress classes
  • Members must keep within boundaries, no cantering or galloping around the field
  • No dropping of litter
  • Dogs to be kept on leads at all times
  • No horse or pony aged less than 4 years to compete in ridden classes.
  • Excessive use of whips will not be tolerated, persons, in committees view, found to be ill treating any animal will be banned from future shows
  • The judges decision will be final
  • Any member wishing to make a complaint may do so in writing accompanied by £10, within 30 minutes of the incident
  • The organisers reserve the right to change the schedule at any time
  • Entry fees will not be refunded
  • All ponies/horses that may kick must wear a red ribbon, green ribbons are recommended for young horses
  • Horses and ponies must not be left unattended
  • If a member competes on more than one mount, it is the competitor's responsibility to space classes accordingly
  • The committee will not be held responsible for competitors missing classes, whatever reason
  • Spurs may be worn
  • All ages as at 1st of January in the current year