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The British Equestrian Federation is the national governing body of equestrian sport in Great Britain and represents the country at the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI).[1]

British Equestrian Federation
British Equestrian Federation.jpg
British Equestrian Federation logo
Formation1972
TypeSport governing body
HeadquartersKenilworth
Location
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Membership
15 full and 4 associate member organisations representing 280,000 members between them
Official language
English
Chairman / Chief Executive
Mohamed Elsarky / Nick Fellows
Staff
20
WebsiteOfficial website

PurposeEdit

The BEF is an umbrella organisation for equestrian sport in Great Britain, representing 4.2 million equestrian sportspeople.[2]

Together with the British Horseracing Authority and the Thoroughbred Breeders Association, the BEF forms the British Horse Industry Confederation.[3]

ChairmanEdit

Each BEF chairman stands for a period of three years, with a maximum of two terms. The current chairman is Keith Taylor, with previous chairmen including Badminton Horse Trials organiser Hugh Thomas.

MembershipEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Members - Great Britain". International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI). Archived from the original on 2 April 2010.
  2. ^ "About Us". British Equestrian Federation. Archived from the original on 1 April 2010.
  3. ^ "About Us". British Horse Industry Confederation. Archived from the original on 1 October 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Member Bodies". British Equestrian Federation. Archived from the original on 3 April 2010.
  5. ^ "About dressage". British Dressage. Archived from the original on 29 June 2007.
  6. ^ "About BETA". British Equestrian Trade Association.