The Horse Federation of South Australia (Horse SA) is a not-for-profit organisation guided by a voluntary Management Committee working with and for horse owners, organisations, and stakeholders to advance the interests of the horse industry and community in South Australia. It is a voice for horse owners and organisations.
Horse SA works cooperatively with members to engage the broader public on the issues, for example, recreational trails and horse keeping, and understands the horse as a valued part of Australian culture and related community and business life.
Established in 1999, Horse SA provides the following services to members and stakeholder groups:
Advocacy - as it relates to horse issues and government.
Communication– including collecting and disseminating information, and promoting opportunities for horse owners and organisations to contribute to policies, plans, legislation, regulations, and related strategies.
Education – growing knowledge and skills of the horse community and stakeholders through events, conferences, webinars, field days, workshops, and research.
Leadership – benchmarking programs, including environmental management systems for horse keeping, social licence to operate and recreational trail management.
Strategy – maintaining an organisational strategic approach to common interest horse industry issues and topics, including community land and facilities for horse activities, and actions to promote sustainability of sport and recreation activities.
Project management – managing industry, community, and government-funded projects of relevance to stakeholders.
Horse SA welcomes membership from individuals, businesses, and associations. Participants in horse-related recreation, sports, and other activities, non-profit organisations, businesses and service providers, support workers and volunteers are invited to join Horse SA.