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Training Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for all Meon RC Clinics and Training are detailed below.

It is a condition of booking/participating in any Meon Clinic or Training that the following Terms and Conditions are accepted.

Everyone taking part in any Meon RC Clinic/Training must abide by the British Riding Club Rules (BRC) .
Information on these rules is contained in the BRC Handbook 2018 which is valid from 1 January 2018.
Anyone not abiding by these rules will not be permitted to take part in the clinic.


New BRC hat standards have been implemented from 1 January 2018, details of which can be found on page 2 of:  2018 BRC Hat Tagging Guide for Competitors.

Hats are only required to be tagged with the Aqua hat tag for BRC Area Qualifiers and Championships. However, only hats meeting the required specification are acceptable at any BRC activity.

Please note that hats with a protuberance/peak longer than 5mm are not permitted for XC.

Meon RC will carry out spot checks to check hat standards.  If asked, please allow your hat to be checked.  If you do not submit your hat for checking, you will not be permitted to take part in the clinic.


It is highly recommended that Body Protectors are worn at all BRC Clinics/Training.
It is mandatory that Body Protectors to the applicable standard should be worn at all BRC XC Clinics/Training.

From 1 January 2018 the BRC requirement for Body Protectors was also updated.  BRC will no longer accept BETA Level 2000.  All body protectors MUST be approved to BETA Level 3 2009 as detailed in the following document: 2018 BRC Back Protector Standards.


The organisers have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present.  For these measures to be effective, everyone must take reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents.  Neither the organisers nor The British Horse Society accept responsibility for any accident, injury, loss or illness to horse, rider, spectator or property while present at this clinic.

Emergency first aid is available by calling ‘999’.


Can we please remind everyone that when booking onto one of our clinics the onus is on you to advise the organiser as soon as you realise you may have a problem attending through horse, rider or transport problems.  The Club generally run clinics as non-profit making and therefore once the times and groups have been issued (which we try to do so as late as possible) we are obliged to pay the venue and instructor for the hours booked and anyone cancelling last minute may incur costs for the club.  Anyone cancelling after the times have been issued may be required to still pay for their session or at least a portion of the cost if their slot cannot be filled by someone else.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO CLEAR UP ANY DROPPINGS OR LOOSE HAY FROM THE VENUE BEFORE DEPARTURE