Author Archives: Pippa Starkey

Snow update

Due to the adverse weather conditions, the club, arenas, restaurant and grounds will be closed today.

Dog Vegas dog agility show this weekend has been postponed to a future date.

If you need to speak to someone at the club please contact us via Facebook.


Full Time Grounds Team Vacancy


Opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking person. Must have clean driving licence. Post includes management of grounds and arenas, routine maintenance, repairs and painting, building fences and show set up.

Experience with all types of farm machinery along with Carpentry/DIY skills preferred. Opportunity to train including Equestrian course building and design.

This post is physically demanding and is based on 40 hour week on flexible roster, working 5 days in 7, weekends and some evenings included.

Apply in writing stating current salary and send your CV along with a short (A4 sheet) with what you can bring to the post. Starting salary depending on age and experience.

Send by 22nd January to Miss Pippa Starkey, (SRC Equestrian Ltd) Solihull Riding Club, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, SOLIHULL, B93 8QE or by email:



Weather watch ….

At present we have no lying snow here at Solihull and are not forecast anymore until Sunday.

Car parks and walkways have been gritted in preparation for the weekend and both Saturday’s British Showjumping Competition and Sunday’s Unaffiliated Showjumping are going ahead at present.

We are forecast more snow for Sunday so keep an eye on social media for Sunday competition updates, or call us on 01564 770180.

Full Time Office Staff Vacancy


Wonderful opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking person with good organisational and communication skills. Reception/front of house/general admin duties & show/event administration.  Confident communicator dealing with Members and other visitors to the Club. Good knowledge of MS Office required. Some equestrian knowledge is essential.

This is based on 37½ hour week on a flexible roster working 5 days out of 7, to support the running of shows and outside events. Starting salary approx. £16575 pa paid monthly. 28 days holiday to include Bank Holidays.

Apply in writing and send your CV along with a short (A4 sheet) with what you will bring to the post.

Send by Monday 2nd October to: Miss Pippa Starkey, (SRC Equestrian Ltd) Solihull Riding Club, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull, B93 8QE or by email:

Clear Round SJ Cancelled Tuesday 12th September & Car Park Locked

Regrettably, due to the imminent threat of travellers in the local area (bought to our attention by West Midlands Police) tonight’s clear round showjumping (Tuesday 12th September) is cancelled.

Also the main car park will be locked at 18:00 each night until further notice. Cars which are onsite at this time will remain secure until 07:00 the following morning.

We are grateful for your understanding at this time and apologise for the inconvenience.