Member Benefits

Equestrian Queensland (EQ) is the peak body that administers equestrian sport in Queensland, under the rules and standards set by Equestrian Australia and the Federation Equestre International. EQ’s role is to promote, develop and grow the equestrian sports of Dressage, Eventing, Jumping, Interschool, Show Horse, Vaulting and Carriage Driving throughout Queensland and enable sport committees and more than 300 affiliates, to deliver competition and education opportunities in a safe environment. 

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Your membership provides you with 24/7 personal accident and public liability insurance cover that is second to none. Your EQ insurance covers you for any activity when you are handling your horse, whether in the paddock, on a trail ride, at a clinic or competition and when you are travelling to and from events. The insurance will also assist while you are off work with a loss of income protection component.

For policy details, additional product packages available to members and affiliates or to make a claim please visit the Marsh Sport Insurance website –


EQ offers a range of educational and training opportunities and accreditation to our members from horse management, to riding, officiating and coaching through the Equestrian Australia National Accreditation Schemes.

You can learn more about the difference courses on offer. Officials or Coaches.

Competition Pathways

Being a member of EQ means you can compete at participant level in all our administered disciplines, or at competitive levels, where you have the opportunity to be selected and supported in our high performance programs. Achievements at all levels, are recognised through prizes at events, leader-boards and annual awards for each discipline.

Development Programs & Grants

EQ members have access to subsidised clinics and workshops through the grants we provide to our affiliates and sport committees. There are also other grants which EQ members are eligible for, including grants through external agencies.

EQ have compiled a list of these grants which is available HERE

Member Services

EQ recognises and rewards the contributions of our members through our quiet achiever and annual awards programs.

Through the MyEA member portal you can access and change all your member details, register a horse, follow performances and the history of results for your registered horses at official events.

Members receive the latest equestrian news, including rule changes, calendar of events and results in our fortnightly e-news. A copy of previous editions of our E-news is available HERE.

What is the right membership category for you? 

If you have any more questions in relation to our membership options and benefits please do not hesitate to contact the EQ office.