Organisations involved with Equestrian Sport
There are many organisations that have been instrumental in the development of the Horse Sports insdustry as a whole, these include:
AIS Australian Institute of Sports
EFA Equestrian Federation of Australia
FEI Federation Equestre Internationale
AHRC Australian Horse Riding Centres
PCAA Pony Club Association of Australia
RDA Riding for Disabled
As Australia’s strategic high performance sport agency, the AIS is responsible and accountable for leading the delivery of Australia’s international sporting success.
Equestrian Australia (EA) is the peak body for the administration of Equestrian Sport in Australia. The commitment to success is encouraged at every level of the sport and is reflected in world-class results at Olympic level.
The international governing body for all Olympic equestrian disciplines.
The Australian Horse Riding Centres (AHRC) is a national organisation representing approximately 100 horse riding centres across Australia. The objective of the Australian Horse Riding Centres is to support high standards for facilities, instruction, horse welfare, supervision and safety.
Additionally, the organisation aims to provide information to the public as to where excellent riding and qualified instruction can be obtained. The AHRC is at the forefront of the push to improve industry standards. All AHRC centres are accredited. The AHRC ensures the standards of its members are maintained through thorough and regular inspection of premises, skill updates for instructors and welfare checks of horses.
Pony Club Australia is the national governing body of Pony Club in Australia. Its Members are all of the state and territory Pony Club Associations.
Riding for the Disabled Association of Australia (RDAA) is a voluntary, nonprofit organisation which provides opportunities for anyone with a disability to enjoy safe, healthy, stimulating, therapeutic, horse-related activities in Australia.
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