What our members say

“As a livery yard owner, the support from the EEA has been invaluable in the employment of our staff and the efficient running of the business.”

Day Dressage

EEA Member

“We decided we were going to do things differently, I just wasn't always sure how to do it! The EEA has all the solutions to employing staff legally.”

D & L Performance Horses

EEA Member

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The Equestrian Employers Association (EEA) is the organisation for you if you employ staff in the equestrian industry.

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Essential membership for employers

Protect your business by belonging to the association for all equestrian employers.

For just £49.50 per year, get access to bespoke online tools, templates and support.

Why should I belong?

Addressing the questions that every equestrian employer needs to deal with.

The EEA understands the challenges and provides support; from recruiting to employment regulations, sickness, disciplinary procedures and much more!

EEA Toolkit

These tools are included in your membership and can be used as many times as you need. 


Follow the five-stage creator to produce your legally compliant bespoke employment contracts for your employees.
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Select your own policies and rules plus upload your company logo to create a bespoke Handbook.
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Every yard should have a version of this important document. Using this tool you can create your own version. 
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Producing specific risk assessments is made easy by using this online health and safety tool.
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Other benefits include

These are also included in your membership - all for only £49.50 per year.


Your clients should have a written contract. Use this smart tool to produce your unique versions. 
Do you run competency based interviews? Create your templates for when recruiting new staff. 
If you are starting an equestrian business the EEA can help with your own planning
and marketing. 
Get discounted payroll services and avoid the stress of dealing with the HMRC. Click Here

What else do I get?

Use the EEA website to be compliant legally and protect your business from investigation. As a member, you get access to:
  • 1. Free access to the EEA Legal helpline, hosted by 5 Essex Court.  
  • 2. Over 80 pages of easy-to-digest, bespoke guidance on how to employ staff legally. 
  • 3. Templates, all checked by HR professionals, for you to download for every staff situation. 
  • 4. Case Studies - learn from how others do it in the equestrian world. 
Knowing the rules surrounding paying your employees is important. As a member, you get access to:
  • 1. EEA Guide to the National Minimum Wage.
  • 2. HMRC and EEA Webinars - learn the pitfalls to avoid. 
  • 3. Affordable EEA Pension and Payroll Services - click here
  • 4. Guidance and templates on how to manage staff accommodation. 
An organised and caring culture will ensure staff feel valued and happy. As a member, you get access to: 
  • 1. Access to the Code of Good Employment - display that your business is a 'Good Employer'. 
  • 2. 1-1 HR support from the EEA for your business, via email or phone. 
  • 3. Regular e-news bulletins, written by our HR Consultant, jam-packed with advice and ideas. 
  • 4. Employment Essentials - answering every question you may in regards to employing staff. 
We understand how challenging it can be to employ staff and run an equestrian yard. As a member, you get access to:
  • 1. Free Job Board Adverts - advertise on the BGA Job Board and get your role viewed by professional grooms. 
  • 2. Membership discounts, including a 10% discount with KBIS on new business policies. 
  • 3. EEA Travel Insurance - a must if you are competing abroad!
  • 4. Employers Minds - a mental well-being resource that is written for employers like you. 

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