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Horsescotland Board Vacancies

The opportunity for four new Board members to join the horsescotland team has arisen.

horsescotland is the national organisation for all equestrian sports and activity in Scotland.

Our shared vision is:
To enable those in our sport and sector,
by supporting their development,
to excel in what they do best…

The key outcomes for Scottish equestrianism are to:
• increase the overall levels of participation and equestrian activity in Scotland
• enable Scottish riders, drivers, vaulters and equines to excel on the world stage
• support horsescotland member bodies to flourish by working collaboratively

The Opportunities

As a Board Director you will gain expertise of supporting and advising a dynamic Board and will help to shape the future of Scottish equestrianism. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for sport and presents great potential for the development of new/existing skills, meeting a new network of people and making a genuine difference to the sport in Scotland.

horsescotland is looking to appoint experienced and enthusiastic individuals to oversee the governance of horsescotland and the delivery of the organisation’s strategic plan. These roles are key to the fundamental progression of horsescotland and you will be an integral member of the Board, assisting with driving the strategic direction of the organisation.

To support and drive our ambition to develop equestrianism participation and activity in Scotland the Board is looking to appoint to the following roles:

Director- Legal
Director- Welfare and Breeding
Director- Government Affairs and Policy
Vice Chair

Time Commitment:
The Board meets 6 -10 times per year at various locations across central Scotland. In addition to formal Board meetings you will be expected to use your skill set to support the horsescotland team when required.

The post is on a voluntary basis and is non-remunerated.

Terms and Conditions:
A Director is initially appointed by the horsescotland Board, with this appointment ratified by the members at the subsequent annual general meeting. The term of a Director will be as set out per the horsescotland Articles of Association.

Recruitment Process:
As part of the recruitment process, please e-mail a CV with a covering letter outlining why you feel you are the right person for the role. We may also ask for a short discussion with you. Can you please indicate in your covering letter if you wish to be considered for the role of Vice Chair as well as Board Director.

Should you wish an informal discussion on any of these roles please contact

We ask that you e-mail your CV, a short Bio and letter marked private and confidential to by close of business on Wednesday 16th October 2019.



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