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 consultations
And importantly, recognition of the horse as a part of our culture and heritage.
Common interest topics for all horse owners include recreational trails, facilities, sustainable land management, biosecurity, horse health & 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 advocating, promoting and if required, representing. 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 2019 outlines the achievements of the past twelve months.
The organisation is funded by a mix of member fees, sponsorship, event income and government grants averaging around $120,000 turn-over per annum. Incorporated on 9th December 1999, the organisation relies on volunteers, supported by the Executive Officer Julie Fiedler (part-time) and Administration Officer Kelly White (casual).