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Our mission and values

Our mission is to be the charity dedicated to knowledge, encouraging people and horses to enjoy life together. 

  • Last reviewed: 30th May 2024
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Our values

  • Horses First - The horse is at the heart of all we do 
  • One Team - We collaborate with and value our employees, members, supporters, volunteers and partners 
  • Respect - We are inclusive and deliver with respect, integrity, dedication and passion 
  • Supportive - We support horses and people to enjoy life together safely 
  • Excellence - We strive for excellence in everything we do 

Our objectives

Our primary objectives, as published in the constitution, are: 

  • To promote and advance the education, training and safety of the public in all matters relating to the horse 
  • To promote the use, breeding, well-being, safety, environment, health and management of the horse for the public benefit 
  • To promote community participation in healthy recreation involving the horse 
  • To promote and facilitate the prevention of cruelty, neglect or harm to horses and to promote the relief, safety, sanctuary, rescue and welfare of horses in need of care, attention and assistance 
  • To promote and secure the provision, protection and preservation of rights of way and of access for ridden and driven horses over public roads, highways, footpaths, bridleways, carriageways, public paths and other land. 


Download our Strategic Plan.

Help us create a better world for horses 

If you would like to support us in our work helping both horses and those who love them for years to come, there are lots of ways you can get involved.

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