Key Partners

Equestrian Bodies

Federation Equestre Internationale www.fei.org
International Governing Body of horse sports

European Equestrian Federation www.euroequestrian.eu
The mission of the EEF is to maximise the potential and development of equestrianism throughout the continent.  Working together with the FEI and all member bodies as a modern and progressive organisation in close co-operation with the other continental associations, recognised by the FEI, the Asian Equestrian Federation (AEF) and the Pan American Equestrian Confederation (PAEC).

Welsh Equine Council
The unified voice of Welsh Equestrianism

HorseScotland www.horsescotland.org 
To provide vision for, and give leadership and guidance to equestrian interests in Scotland.  To make representations as appropriate to Government, other statutory and non-statutory bodies.


British Equestrian Federation Fund
The British Equestrian Federation Fund is a committee administered by the BEF that raises money to support British riders and their horses at the Olympic Games. In conjunction with the support of the Lottery Sports Fund and the British Olympic Association, the BEF Fund helps towards the provision of specialised equipment and arrangements for riders and their horses as they prepare for the Games. The chief executive of the BEF holds the position of Fund Manager and provides support to the fund raising committee. Throughout each Olympiad fund raising events take place to raise money for the fund.

Sports Bodies

UK Sport www.uksport.gov.uk
Works in partnership with the home country sports councils and other agencies to lead sport in the UK to world-class success. Manages and distributes public investment in sport.

Sport England www.sportengland.org
Committed to creating opportunities for people to start in sport, stay in sport and succeed in sport. You can contact your local team for more information about what's going on in your area - visit the Sport England local teams page to find out more


British Olympic Association www.teamgb.com
To develop and protect the Olympic Movement in Great Britain in accordance with the Olympic Charter.

British Paralympic Association www.paralympics.org.uk
To develop and protect the Paralympic Movement in Great Britain in accordance with the Olympic Charter.

Sports Wales www.sportwales.org.uk
National organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and recreation in Wales.

Sport Scotland www.sportscotland.org.uk
The national agency for sport in Scotland

Sportscoach UK www.sportscoachuk.org
A charitable organisation dedicated to the development and implementation of coaches and coaching throughout the UK.

English Institute of Sport www.eis2win.co.uk
The EIS is a nationwide network of world class training facilities and support services. Services supplied include applied physiology, biomechanics, nutritional advice, performance analysis, and career and education advice.

The Sport and Recreation Alliance www.sportandrecreation.org.uk
The Sport and Recreation Alliance is the umbrella organisation for the governing and representative bodies of sport and recreation in the UK and represents more than 300 member organisations. Its work takes in a wide range of activities, from campaigning on behalf of sport and recreation to providing its members with services like training and networking.

General 

Defra www.gov.uk/defra
Is the Government department that works for sustainable development, food and farming, rural communities and reducing and managing risks

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