About Equestrian NSW

History

Equestrian NSW was established in 1951 and incorporated in 1990.

Equestrian NSW (ENSW) is the state branch of Equestrian Australia (EA) which is the peak body for equestrian sports in Australia. The main function of ENSW and EA is to provide a structured and regulated framework for equestrian competitions with fair rules and regulations for competitors and to promote, develop and grow the sport. Our aim is to improve facilities and access to competitions and training throughout NSW. We are also here to encourage and promote equestrian sport, increase spectator levels, administer coach and officials education and attract sponsorship funding.
ENSW is a non-profit organisation. It comprises of individual members, affiliated clubs, constituents, coaches and officials. Membership throughout NSW exceeds 7500. There are over 3000 registered horses and over 100 affiliated clubs offering EA competition.

Vision

The vision of Equestrian NSW is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in NSW, promoting participation and the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the elite levels of the sport, based on a foundation of fair and safe competition and the welfare of its human and equine athletes.

ENSW also maintains affiliations with relevant state government and non-government agencies such as the NSW Department of Education, NSW Department of Sport and Recreation and the NSW Institute of Sport.

ENSW embraces the following sports:

• Driving (an international sport)
• Dressage (an international and Olympic sport)
• Eventing (an international and Olympic sport)
• Interschool (a national school sport)
• Show Horse (a national sport)
• Jumping (an international and Olympic sport)
• Vaulting (an international sport)

The ENSW office is situated on the grounds of the Sydney International Equestrian Centre based at Horsley Park. SIEC

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