Membership Information

Polnoon prides itself on offering support and encouragement to members of all levels – from happy hackers to aspiring eventers.

The club’s year runs from 1 November to 31 October and the current subscription is £26 for a full riding membership. If you join in October of any year your membership will cover you through the following year. There is also a non riding membership at £12 so if you are currently horseless but would like to be part of the club you will be very welcome.

As a member you can:

  • go to member only competitions and talks by vets, farriers and others
  • have discounted entries to schooling sessions and the open shows
  • attend the AGM and vote on any proposed changes to the club
  • be eligible to win one of the many club trophies as long as you join by 31 December of any year
  • represent the club at British Riding Club (BRC) Qualifiers and Championships
  • receive quarterly issues of Rider magazine together with other BRC membership card discounts
  • have the benefit of third party insurance cover while taking part in affiliated BRC organised activities

Download a membership form or join online and become part of a friendly club that believes that riding and owning horses should, above all, be fun.

What do we do

The club runs monthly ridden ‘club nights’ from March to October, on the last Wednesday evening of the month. These are usually competitive evenings covering dressage, show jumping, games, long reining and others. There are classes for the most novice to the more advanced riders. In January and February, when the weather is likely to put you off taking a horse anywhere, there are quizzes, demos or talks by local vets or anyone else with something interesting to say.

Throughout the year there are also regular schooling sessions taking place during the day, in the evening and at weekends – so they cater for everyone. There are flat work and jumping sessions and also XC during the summer.

The club nights and schooling are mainly at West Kype Farm  and XC is at Greenfields of Avondale – both are near Strathaven.

Over the summer we run three open shows – Dressage, Show Jumping and WH/Showing.

We send teams to BRC qualifiers and also to any team competitions run locally by other clubs. Being a member of a team is a great way to get to know other club members and get out and about with your own ‘support team’.

 

Check out the Events section for details of what’s on.