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What we do

 

  • Gateway to government funding at all levels (club to municipality, district level) (district to District Sports Council, provincial level )(province to Department of Culture and Sports, national )(national to Department of Culture and Sports)
  • Gateway to government organisations for issuing of colours (district to District Sports Council, province to Provincial Sports Confederation, endorsed by District and Provincial Federations)
  • Gateway to government for permits (events permits, export permits)
  • Gateway to government departments such as Agriculture for negotiations around AHS regulations, horse movements
  • Gateway to government departments to assist with land use of government property (local, district)
  • Central communication and listing portal via regional/provincial/national websites for all equine matters in the province (especially matters spanning more than one area, more than one discipline)
  • Gateway to FEI through affiliation to the National Federation
  • Gateway to umbrella insurance cover for all events listed on the official regional/provincial calendar
  • Centralised provincial database of all participants in order to report accurate stats when applying for government funding and other assistance
  • Centralised calendar for multi discipline members, with potentially cross pollination between disciplines; also ensuring insurance cover for all events on the calendar
  • Gateway to All Sports awards functions (district through District Sports Council, province through Provincial Sports Confederation) to allow athlete recognition outside of Equestrian x
  • Centralised administration portal for participant renewals with basic accounting fees to reduce admin burden on clubs and participants
  • Escalation body for matters not resolved on local, district or provincial discipline association level
  • Gateway to arbitration mechanism in government structures, in cases outside geo-political structure jurisdiction, or in case of conflicts of interest
  • Gateway to portfolio committees for assistance with matters legal, veterinary, marketing, finance, transformation
  • Gateway to government coaches and officials’ symposium through District structure
  • Custodian of Colours requirements across all areas and disciplines
  • Central portal for anything equestrian even if not formally a discipline, such as SANDF, Cape Show Horse, Breed Societies
  • Centralised standards in terms of Colours gear
  • Discipline specific rules to govern events and ensure the welfare of horses
  • Trained and accredited officials and coaches
  • Trained and accredited team selectors and team managers
  • Proper liaison with geo-political federations for the endorsement of Colours
  • Proper selection criteria mandate, published timeously to afford all athletes equal opportunity to compete for team places
  • Proper team selection criteria published timeously against which athletes can ensure they perform with equal opportunities to compete for team places
  • Management of conflict of interest declerations between team selectors, managers and athletes
  • Management of team events
  • Team managers reporting all relevant matters to federations so that athletes and horses receive proper recognition in terms of Colours, Honours Roll, All Sports Awards functions.

 

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