The 29th National Equine Forum (#NEF21) took place on Thursday 4th March 2021. Please find a list of resources below from #NEF21 sponsors, supporters and speakers.
Useful articles and links
OPEN ACCESS REPORT: Sport England Sport for all? Why ethnicity and culture matters in sport and physical activity January 2020
LINK: Great British Racing Racing is everyone's sport
Racing Is Everyone’s Sport aims to encourage and welcome LGBT+ participation in the sport of horseracing, bringing the racing community together to champion inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
LGBT+ industry figures and role models, including ex-jockey Victoria Smith, work rider Christopher Williams and industry courses manager Di Farrell-Thomas and trainer Mick Appleby, share their personal experiences in the sport, pledging their support to LGBT+ communities.
LINK: Racing 2 Learn LGBT+ E-learning
LINK: St James City Farm Riding School Virtual tour
LINK: BBC One Countryfile St James City Farm Riding School watch from 26:22 until 34:10
Redwings Horse Sanctuary: Strangles information
MARS Equestrian™ Sponsorship by Mars, Incorporated is the link between our iconic brands and the equestrian community. For generations, Mars has celebrated a rich equestrian heritage, and through purposeful partnerships, MARS Equestrian™ is committed to the sport and building an enduring legacy. From world-class competitions across all equestrian disciplines, to stewarding the power of horses on society and sustainability, MARS Equestrian™ is dedicated to our purpose to improve the lives of horses, pets, and the people who love them. Mars Inc includes a stable of leading equine nutrition brands including SPILLERS™ who sponsored the NEF Great Weight Debate in January 2021. For more information please view our website, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.
Bransby Horses, Rescue & Welfare
World Horse Welfare
Looking for a new horse? Thought about rehoming? Visit World Horse Welfare’s new rehoming site to see horses and ponies ready to find homes now, including youngsters and ridden prospects. If you choose to rehome you'll receive an honest assessment of the horse and their capabilities, ongoing support and the reassurance that if your circumstances change you can return him/her – as well as the reward of knowing you're creating space for another horse in need to be rescued. Click on the picture to check out horses ready for rehoming now.
World Horse Welfare’s free-to-view Welfare Wednesdays webinars offer something for all horse owners, whether you have a much-loved companion pony or are looking to get a competition horse fit for the season ahead. The series of conversational webinars runs throughout the year, covering a wide range of topics and offering viewers the chance to ask the experts – usually comprising one World Horse Welfare team member and an external speaker, including some very well-known names – their questions at the end of each event. Find out more by clicking on the picture.
The Horse Trust
Dodson & Horrell
Jeffress Scholarship Trust
SEIB Insurance Brokers
The 826 Equine Studbooks Association
Anglo European Studbook
Central Prefix Register
The Lipizzaner Society of Great Britain
The Society of Master Saddlers
Traditional Gypsy Cob Association
West Kington Stud
The Worshipful Company of Farriers