Saddlers Riding Club

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Sunday 2nd September 2018. Show running as scheduled.

Extra Fun Classes

10.30am start in Ring 4.
Please note Ring 4 has moved to allow for the Dressage Arena and will now be located along the top of the show field adjacent to the warm up arena.
Following on from completion of the dog classes (see post below)
😀 Not Before 12pm
😀 Approx 2pm
🐴 FANCY DRESS may include horses / dogs
🐴 BEST PAIRS OR OPPOSITES ATTRACT may include horses, dogs, humans, whatever!!


Prizes throughout the day for:
* Best matchy matchy
* Best Mane and Tail
* Best dressed Show Jumper
* Cleanest grey or coloured horse
* Best smile in the show ring.

Welcome to Saddlers Riding Club


Email: [email protected]


2018 Show Dates


Sunday 6th May

Sunday 3rd June

Sunday 1st July

Sunday 5th August

Sunday 2nd September (Fun Show + monthly schedule)

Sunday 7th October 

Saturday 10th November - Presentation Evening


Show Ground Venue


Ford Lane, Chorley, Lichfield. WS13 8BY


2018 FEES 



Single 2018 Membership £5

Family Membership £12 (Family of 3)

Extra Membership on top of Family £2 per member


Entry Fee's

Unless Otherwise stated

Members: £6.00

Non Members £9.00

Health and Safety Contribution £1 per competitor per day

Members Points

Saddlers RC run a points accumulation system for our members during each season.

You need to be a member prior to competing in any class and you must attend a minimum of 3 shows per season to have your points counted.

At the end of each season, the competitors with the highest amount of points in each class will be invited to receive an award at our annual presentation evening.

Awards are presented the winner and runner-up of each class.

Competitors may join to become a member at any time during 2018.

Membership lasts from January to December.


Points are awarded as follows:

1st Place = 7 points
2nd Place = 6 points
3rd Place = 5 points
4th Place = 4 points
5th Place = 3 points
6th Place = 2 Points
Placed 7th or lower = 1 Point
Points are non transferable in the event of a change of owner, handler, rider  or horse.
Points cannot be back dated prior to membership being taken and are therefore only allocated once membership has been paid for.

2018 Presentation Evening


Saturday 10th November 2018

The PDL Suite. Holiday Inn – Birmingham North

Bridge Street, Cannock, Staffs. WS11 0DQ

More details and tickets available during the season.

Show Ground Directions 

Show Ground Post Code: WS13 8BY


From the A51 between Rugeley and Lichfield. Turn onto Borough Lane then left onto Thorleys Hill. Turn left onto Tithe Barn Lane. Continue onto Lodge Lane and Shute Hill, passing the Malt Shovel pub on your right and then continue onto Ford Lane. The showground is situated on the right hand side.


From Burntwood. Follow Chorley Road signposted for Chorley with Gentleshaw Common on your left hand side. Continue onto Lower Lane. Turn right at the Malt Shovel Pub onto Shute Hill and continie onto Ford Lane. The showground is situalted on the right hand side.


We advise that the showground is situated in Chorley Village and your journey will include some country lanes.

If you hack your horse to our show can we please remind all of our visitors to be courteous to other road users. We strongly recommend that high visibility clothing is worn when riding or leading horses on the road.



TSR Showing Finals - This show is a  qualifier for the 2018 TSR  Showing Finals. Qualify and enter ANY of the  Finals Central, East Anglia, North West, North East, South East, South, Wales & South West or Scottish. You Do Not have to be a TSR member to qualify or enter a final. The Rider/Handler qualifies and can enter any horse/pony in any number of Finals! 
TSR  Riders Finals  - 1st & 2nd riders qualify and will receive a qualification card in the ring. 

TSR  In Hand Finals - The two highest placed Handlers with a TSR In Hand Card will qualify in any In Hand class. Handlers  MUST have their cards signed in the ring by the judge/steward, cards are available FREE from the TSR website.  Full details at

TSR Medal Awards - TSR members can collect qualification cards & signatures and redeem for a TSR Medal see TSR website for details.
BSHA Grass Roots  Champs - With a TSR qualification card you can also enter the BSHA Grass Roots Champs in Sept at Addington Equestrian Centre - You do not have to be a BSHA member to qualify or enter the final. See

MIDARC  This show is affiliated to MIDARC and runs qualifiers for the Midland Championships - full details may be viewed at

15+ Horse & Pony Events To qualify for the 2018 National Supreme Showing Championship Show on September 9th at Arena UK the first, second and third highest placed 15+ horse/pony in classes 14 and 15 will each qualify. To enter the National Supreme Showing Championship Show the rider/handler and horse/pony must register with 15+ Horse & Pony Events within 14 days of the qualifying show date. Further information concerning this exciting organisation & what it can offer for the older equine please contact 15+ Horse & Pony Events – 01588 650180 – [email protected]

The Foreign Breed Society 1st-3rd place in class 22 qualify for the FBS 2018 Championship Show - details and qualifying cards can be downloaded free from - competitors need to bring their qualifying cards to the show to be signed on the day by the judge/secretary.


1. The committee have the right to decide on matters not covered.

2.Competitors must wear hard hats complying with current British Safety standards and be fastened with a secure harness at all times whilst mounted or competing In Hand unless competitors 16 years or over sign a disclaimer form.

3. Correct attire to be worn when competing in all classes.

4. The committee will not tolerate misuse of any horse/pony by owners or any person. Anyone persisting will be banned from the club.

5. No animal under the age of 4 years to be ridden on the showground.

6.Disorderly conduct may result in expulsion from the showground whether they are competitors or spectators.

7. In the event of an objection concerning age of rider where age limits apply, a birth certificate must be produced prior to competing at further shows.

8. No whip to exceed 30" in length (30 inches)

9. Riders must not canter or gallop in spectator areas. Please use warm up rings only.

10. No non- competitive entries are allowed.

11. Entry fees are refunded at the discretion of the committee.

12. The committee/landowner/organisers do not accept any responsibility for accidents to any person, animal or property on the showground.

13. Dogs to be kept on leads at all times.

14.THE JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL. Objections to age or height restrictions must be submitted in writing with a deposit of £10. Deposits refunded if the objection is upheld. Abuse will not be tolerated from competitors or spectators and offenders will be asked to leave the ground.

15. Long hair should be worn in a hairnet or secured in such a way as not to hang below the collar. Ear rings and body studs MUST NOT BE WORN.

16.Horses/ponies known to kick or misbehave must wear a red tail ribbon and be kept away from other animals and spectators where practicable.

17. Junior riders must not wear spurs in showing classes.

18. Season points are not transferable in cases of change of owner/handler/rider in any class.

19.No late entries to showing classes once the show ring gate has been closed.


21. In case of a fall of rider, the rider must leave the ring un-mounted.

22.Stallions/colts to be bitted and their rider/handler must be 16years and over.

23.Horseboxes/trailers must not be mucked out on the showground.