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British Equestrian is the National Governing Body for horse sports in the UK, affiliated to the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body of equestrian sports. It exists to provide leadership, vision and purpose in steering the direction of equestrianism.
The British Horse Society aim to protect and promote the interests of all horses and those who care about them, including the 3.5 million people in the UK who ride or who drive a horse-drawn carriage. Since our founding in 1947, the British Horse Society has made a real impact on the lives of horses and horse owners with wide-ranging campaigns and initiatives. Programmes include support, advice, guidelines and training for horse owners alongside the championing of all things equestrian at a national level with dedicated lobbying and action plans.
At Riding for the Disabled Association, horses benefit the lives of over 17,000 disabled children and adults. With fun activities like riding and carriage driving, the Riding for the Disabled Association provide therapy, fitness, skills development and opportunities for achievement – all supported by 13,000 amazing volunteers and qualified coaches at nearly 500 centres all over the UK.
The Pony Club is an international voluntary youth organisation for young people interested in ponies and riding. Founded in England in 1929, and granted independent charitable status on 1 January 1997, there are around 330 Branches and 400 Centres in the UK alone. The Pony Club has been the starting point for a large majority of equestrian team members and medal winners.
Lee Valley Riding Centre is British Horse Society approved and offers horse riding lessons for beginners through to more experienced riders as well as superb equestrian facilities, including 5* livery services and top class tuition in London.
*Waltham Forest Riding School License Number: WF/RE159383/21 - 5 star rated