Whilst Penistone & District Riding Club extends a warm welcome to all members and non members and wishes good luck to all competitors, we strongly recommend that all exhibitors have adequate public liability insurance. All owners entering their animals do so at their own risk. Penistone and District Riding Club, it’s officers and members, and landowners accept no liability of any kind in respect of accident, damage, injury, or illness to animals, owners, riders, grooms or any spectators or any person or property whatsoever.

  • The committee & officials of Penistone & District Riding Club reserves the right to amalgamate, divide or cancel classes.
  • The committee & officials of Penistone & District Riding Club reserves the right to refuse entry to or evict from any class any person that behaves in an irresponsible or offensive manner and any animal they consider unfit to compete.
  • In all matters of dispute the judge’s decision is final. IF YOU ARE TO NOT PREPARED TO ACCEPT THIS, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER.
  • Objections may be lodged with the show secretary in writing up to 15 minutes after any class and must be accompanied by a deposit of £10 which will be refunded if the objection is upheld.
  • There shall be no galloping on the showground.
  • Hard hats to the current British Standard must be worn, with chinstraps fastened, at all times when mounted and when showing in hand.
  • Age is of 1st January.
  • Owners entering their horse/pony do so at their own risk.
  • All ridden horses/ponies must be 4 years old or over.
  • No stallions or colts over 2 years of age.
  • A fall of horse or rider in any class will result in elimination and they should withdraw from the ring.
  • Dogs must be kept on leads at all times whilst on the showground.

Rules for dressage competitions are based on those of British Dressage unless otherwise stated in the event schedule. Please contact the competition organiser if you have any questions.

Rules for show jumping competitions are based on those of British Showjumping unless otherwise stated in the event schedule. Please contact the competition organiser if you have any questions.

Rules for British Riding Club competitions are based on those of British Riding Clubs unless otherwise stated in the event schedule. Please contact the competition organiser if you have any questions. Additional information may be found on the BRC Information page.