European Equestrian Business Association e.V.

membership

why to become a member?

Membership in the European Equestrian Business Association e.V. is open to all who

  • are economically or otherwise connected to the topic of horses in the narrower and broader sense within the scope of their activities. This includes companies in industry and trade, service providers, scientists, institutions, associations and natural persons;
  • have their head office in one of the Member States of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom or have a proven record of regular activity in that region;
  • want to actively work for the interests of the industry and the promotion of its economic foundations;
  • alternatively, as a sustaining member without voting rights, would like to support the sustainable development of the equine sector.

frequently asked questions

Is membership also possible for companies/persons from non-EU countries? membership

Membership in the European Equestrian Business Association e.V. is open to all who have their headquarters in one of the member states of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom or who can prove that they are regularly active in this region. We also deliberately include those European countries that are not part of the EU, as there have always been many cross-border partnership connections and cooperations in our industry and we support their preservation and expansion.

I am a micro-entrepreneur and have only recently started my business. Is membership still an option for me? membership

Absolutely! Our industry is diverse, both in terms of industry segments and company structures. We want to represent this diversity and give it a common voice. What all players have in common is that they live equally from and for the horse. The sustainable further development of the entire sector is our common concern!

Why yet another association? Aren't there enough stakeholders already? general

There are no associations in Germany and only a few in Europe that fully represent the horse industry in its entirety. Within Europe, the areas of breeding and sport in particular are represented and organised by various national and international sport and breeding associations. These include, for example, the European Equestrian Federation and its national representatives. Other associations and federations only represent individual market segments on a national level. We believe that the time has come for a strong European representation of interests for the entire industry!

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