Riding Club

Here you will find all of the latest news from Solihull Riding Club, including regular updates from our team to keep you in the loop. Be sure to check back regularly to see what we are up to, or to read about the latest goings on at our venue. There is always plenty going on at the riding club, as you will see for yourself by browsing through our posts.

We want to make sure that all of our visitors, both members and non-members, are kept well-informed, so if you have any questions or would like to make an enquiry, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly team will be more than happy to help.

Members Field – Bank Holiday Weekend

Unfortunately the Members / XC Field will be closed for use from Saturday 26th May to Monday 28th May inclusive as we are using it to hold the 75th Anniversary Show on Saturday and The Packington Dog Agility Show on Monday. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. During this time the Boundary Ride will be open for use as will the small indoor arena – call to book slots.

The Field will also then be closed from Thursday 31st to Saturday 2nd June to set the Diddy One Day Event taking place in there the following weekend.

Blue Chip British Eventing Horse Trials – Sponsorship Opportunities

With our first Blue Chip British Eventing Horse Trials of the season fast approaching (21st & 22nd April) we are looking for local companies & individuals to sponsor our Cross Country fences for the event.

The package includes a named fence, commentary notes for your company read throughout the day over the PA system, a full page advert in the event programme which goes out to approx 1000 competitors & visitors over the weekend and also hospitality in our sponsors lounge over the weekend comprising of a buffet lunch and drinks.

For further details and package prices, please contact Pippa Starkey on pippa@solihullridingclub.co.uk or call the office on 01564 770180.

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

FULL TIME EQUESTRIAN GROUNDS TEAM MEMBER

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: pippa@solihullridingclub.co.uk