The Aim

FEI Covid-19 Relief Fund! The FEI Board unanimously approved the creation of a financial support plan that will make CHF 1,050,000 available to National Federations that have been seriously affected by the ongoing pandemic. A total of 105 of the 137 National Federations have been identified as eligible for support from the Covid-19 Relief Fund, which will provide targeted financial assistance (CHF 10,000 per NF) to boost grass roots equestrian activities at riding clubs and schools, particularly the care and upkeep of horses. Click here for more information.

Launched in 2011, FEI Solidarity promotes and develops equestrian culture and sport worldwide in a sustainable and structured way. We work directly with the FEI’s member National Federations and recognised Continental Associations by providing the tools, the knowledge and the infrastructure required to develop the sport and nurture talent from grassroots to the world stage. 

Our support is focussed on four key pillars of activity (National Federation, Athlete, Coach and Values) with specific programmes  available in each of the pillars in order to best target and fulfil specific development needs. We do this through financial support, consultancy services and technical programmes and we collaborate closely with over 40 Technical Experts to deliver the programmes around the world and oversee the global development of the sport. 

Since 2012, we have supported 284 projects and programmes in all four corners of the globe, using one of our three types of “Assistance” across the four FEI Solidarity pillars. 

In a nutshell, we AIM to:

  • PROMOTE the fundamental principles of equestrian sport.
  • ASSIST National Federations in the preparation of their Athletes and Teams for international-level competitions.
  • DEVELOP the technical sports knowledge and the technical level of Athletes and Coaches in cooperation with NFs.
  • TRAIN sports administrators.
  • COLLABORATE with related organisations and entities.
  • CREATE simple, functional and economical equestrian sports facilities in cooperation with national or international bodies.
  • SUPPORT the organisation of competitions at national, regional and continental level under the authority or patronage of the National Federations and to assist the NFs in the organisation, preparation and participation of their delegations in regional and continental Games.
  • ENCOURAGE joint bilateral or multilateral cooperation programmes among NFs.
  • LOBBY governments and international organisations to include equestrian sport in official development assistance.

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