November competitions cancelled

Competitions due to take place in November have been cancelled due to the lockdown form 5th November. If you have already made an entry, this can be carried over to the next competition you are available for. Stay safe!

Novice Winter Dressage Qualifier

Congratulations to all those who have qualified in the Area Winter Dressage as a team or as an individual. Also many thanks to the other teams for their effort and support.

Our Club had three teams in the first six! The results are on the Area 20 website. Alison has all the appropriate dressage sheets and rosettes and she will take them to the next competition!!!

New Result: Wendy Ashton Combined Training 18th Oct 2020

New Result: SJ 11th Oct 2020

Novice Winter Dressage Qualifier


Prelim 2 – Prelim 7   unlimited prelim points; no novice pointsNovice 24 – Novice 27  unlimited novice points; only up to 35 elementary points

Let Juliet know ASAP as entries close October  9th  if you wish to be on a team or compete as an individual giving:

  • Horse’s name and BD points if any
  • Rider’s name and BRC membership number

We will send an update re the entry fee as soon as the Area schedule is finalised.

The Championship is at Arena UK on March 26th-29th 2021. Last year’s championships will also be run at the same time. The qualifying team was: Lauren Moss, Ciara and Corrie Mclellan and Juliet Foden, with Ciara, Corrie and Yvette Harrison qualifying as individuals.

Membership Renewals

Membership for 2021 has been reduced to £30 following a reduction in annual subs payable to BRC. Anyone who paid before this reduction can apply for a refund. Membership fees can be paid for on Horse Monkey.

Competitions are back!

Thank you everyone for your patience and understanding.

ECCTG Competitions will resume on 11th October with single phase show jumping at Somerford. Clear round and then classes 70cm-120cm. All entries to be made in advance here.

Open to non-members (15yrs+ on horses 14.2hh+) on purchase of a £5 day ticket (one per rider per show; available on horsemonkey under ‘special products’). Membership for the remainder of the year is £10; payable here.

It will be a little different and we’re new to running events under covid rules so please bear with us and respect the ECCTG team’s instructions:

  • Please wash hands frequently and cover mouth/nose when coughing/sneezing
  • Anyone with any covid symptoms should not be attending as a competitor or supporter
  • One rider and one support person only horse.
  • One owner per horse / Two owners per horse if from the same household, no further spectators.
  • Dogs NOT permitted at this time
  • The collecting ring will be limited to 10 horses and 6 people on foot (including ECCTG team on poo picking duty).
  • Gloves to be worn by anyone altering the jumps in the warm up and SJ main arena

We ask that competitors maintain social distancing when riding and, once you have finished competing, you leave the site as promptly as possible.

Note that Somerford’s current vaccination policy is 12 months – no lapses