Benefits of Joining BRC

Joining HCTG gives you access to the following benefits from British Riding Clubs (BRC).

Become one of 34,000 members in more than 430 affiliated Riding Clubs and 50 Riding Centres as a member.

We aim to help riders across the UK develop their skills and enjoy riding. Our members have access to a broad range of opportunities for riders of all levels to compete, train and socialise. We also offer a host of additional benefits to our members. Check out our list of member benefits below.


As part of our mission to improve the standard of horsemanship in the UK, BRC offers comprehensive training including Horse Welfare and Equitation training and assessments.


As a member of BRC, you have access to our local and national competitions including Area Qualifiers and Championships. Our affiliated Riding Clubs also offer opportunities to ride in area points and inter-club competitions.

Horse Welfare Scheme

We want to ensure all horses in Britain are safe and well cared for. Our Horse Welfare Advisers offer equine management advice and support to BRC members.


BRC members have third party insurance cover while taking part in affiliated BRC-organised activities. For further information, contact South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) on 0845 4500634 or email

Rider Magazine

A quarterly instalment of news, information and articles exclusively for BRC members.

BRC Membership card discounts

Use your membership card to receive fantastic discounts for a range of products from magazine subscriptions to pasture management products. Check our full list of member discounts below (all links open in new windows).

  • Save up to 35% on a subscription to equestrian magazines Horse & Hound, Horse and Eventing when you call 0844 848 0848 and quote code MADD
  • 5% discount on all wall, stable and trailer rubber matting. Tel: 01536 513456.
  • 10% off NAF products at the online store with your BRC membership card, which is also your NAF Privilege Card.
  • £5 off Freezemarking services at Farmkey. Tel: 0870 870 7107 or visit
  • 30% discount when you join the BHS. Call 08701 201900 or join online: (offer applies to new members only and not renewing members. Each person applying must already be a BRC member) Offer valid until 31 December 2013.
  • Discount at BHS TREC competitions, and eligibility to enter BHS TREC Championships and SEIB BHS TREC League.
  • 5% off all orders from Jump4Joy (excludes jump cups) Tel: 01386 7933339
  • 10% off Signam Products. Tel: 01926 417300 or visit  
  • 5% off any purchase Kate Negus Saddlery. Tel: 0845 4308456 or visit