We pride ourselves in being one of the best British Riding Club affliated groups in South Wales as we cater for Juniors and Seniors riders of all ages and abilities.
We intend to keep opening on Wednesday evenings 5 - 6:30 and Saturdays 11 - 12:30 as well as some lessons on a Monday 5 - 6pm and occasional Saturdays as advertised 10 - 11am, as the weather and darkness allows. Keep an eye on the page for updates.
Due to the Covid 19 local lockdown restrictions no points will be occurred it will just be the opportunity to practice. We are sorry for those outside of Torfaen who we can not allow to attend but we hope that a relax in rules will come soon and we will see you back with us.
Our AGM will also still continue on Sunday 25th October at 10:30am at club field. (Bring your own drink and chair). Please attend if you are from Torfaen. If you are not able / allowed to attend and would like to nominate yourself or Someone else for committee or raise an issue please email Torfaenridingclub@gmail.com by midnight on Thursday 22nd and we will inform you of the outcome after the AGM. If you have any queries about what it’s like in committee please message any of us for a chat. Thanks
LESSONS..... Lessons will commence on monday 21st with Gaye Nicholas at the club field for now, Please contact Kate for more information on availability and costs,
The commitee have been working hard the last few weeks to get the grass cut on the field, the strimming done, tidying up, and generally making the field safe for all our members to return.
Kate has been organising times and groups so that we can safely do this with in the current guide lines that the club must abide by. The first of three groups organised is planned to go ahead on wednesday 26th August (weather depending). If you would like to attend and havent yet seen the facebook post please contact Kate or Emma as soon as possible to see if there is a slot available.
There are a few important changes and rules that members must abide by. You can NOT just turn up, you must book a slot in advance and make payment in advance by BASC. Also a copy of your horses passport/vacc record must be email to us before hand.
Please read the rules below and contact the committee if you have any questions, queries or worries.
There were only a few British Riding Club Qualifiers in 2020, but we had two teams Show jumping teams qualifying for the SEIB Insurance Brokers Novice Winter Championships at Arena Uk, luckily the Championship dates have been postponed to March 2021. So fingers crossed we will have two full teams flying the flag for Torfaen.
We are looking for new sponsors for 2020/21
The club is moving from strength to strength in the last two years we have qualified and competed at most of the British Riding Club National and Regional Championships and with new goals we need new support.
If you think you can help us in anyway this season or next then please email Emma with your suggestions. Wether you can offer us a service, sponsor a team, or sponsor a class (from £25) at any of our shows or help us out with your time we would be very grateful.
In return we could either advertise here on our website, on our social media pages or include you in our show schedules, Or if you were to sponsor a team (ie with kit with your logo ) we compete and travel all over the country and every little bit of support does help and encourages our members to aim this high.
Email - EmmaFifield@hotmail.co.uk