About Horse SA
Horse SA provides services for horse owners and the horse community through:
the collection and dissemination of information through communication channels including the website, e-news, Facebook, face to face meetings and events
services which support and enable coordination, sustainability, planning, development, knowledge, skills and capacity
liaison with government agencies, monitoring legislation, policy and contribution to public consultation
recognition of the horse as a part of our culture and heritage.
Common interest topics for horse owners include recreational trails, facilities, sustainable land management, biosecurity, horse health and welfare, road safety. Club and business development interests including workplace safety, child safe environments, equine law, governance and business practices.
The horse community includes non-profits, businesses, volunteers and individual horse owners in roles including advocacy, promotion, and if required, representation. Membership is invited from any people or entities that are associated with, or servicing, the horse community and have an interest in horses.
The Horse Federation of South Australia Incorporated (trading as Horse SA) is governed by a Management Committee (see below). Key guiding documents include the Constitution, Strategic Plan and Policies. The Annual Report 2020 outlines the achievements of the past twelve months.
The organisation is funded by a mix of member fees, sponsorship, event income and government grants, and has an average turnover of approximately $120,000 per annum. Incorporated on 9th December 1999, the organisation is supported by Executive Officer Kym Myall and Finance and Administrative Officer Kelly White.
Dr Carol Bradley
Carol is an experienced consultant with a strong interest in communities, social justice and the human services sector. As an owner, she has been involved with horses for many years and has competed in dressage and eventing at local Riding Club level.
She has researched and published on a wide range of issues for a range of organisations including the Parliament of South Australia, South Australian Government Departments and statewide welfare organisations. In addition to commissioned consulting reports, she has also published in academic journals and presented academic papers at conferences.
As a senior consultant she has many years’ experience of advising and assisting both state wide and local community organisations with policies and practices. This work has included many consultations with a range of stakeholders and on occasions the provision of training in new practices. She is a highly qualified researcher and a qualified workplace trainer and has both designed and delivered training on a range of workplace issues relevant to both corporate and the not for profit sectors. She has been entered in both Who’s Who of Australian Women and Who’s Who of South Australia.
Carol has served on a number of committees including a local Riding Club and has served on the Board of the South Australian Working Women’s Centre, and Riding for the Disabled serving on both National and State Boards.
She is currently a committee member for a local sporting [golf] organisation and owns and operates a boutique winery and vineyard in South Australia.