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Namibian Equestrian Federation - Equestrian Sport in Namibia

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.

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Dressage

DRESSAGE

The Olympic sport of dressage ( since 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games) is derived from the French term meaning “ training” and its purpose is to strengthen and supple the horse while maintaining a calm and attentive demeanor.

JUMPING

Show jumping, competitive equestrian event in which horse and rider are required to jump, usually within a time limit, a series of obstacles that have been designed for a particular show.

Jumping
Eventing

EVENTING

Eventing (also known as three day eventing or horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combine and compete against other competitors across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country and show jumping.

ENDURANCE

An endurance ride is a time test against the clock of an individual horse/rider combination’s ability to traverse a marked, measured cross country trail over natural terrain consisiting of a distance of anything between 20km to 160km in one day.

Endurance
Start Riding

START RIDING

Before choosing a discipline, riding school, club and instructor understand that a horse is not an instrument but a living creature and this requires daily attention and love! 

Blog / News

Last weekend, the final of the 2022 FEI Jumping World Challenge took place in Bulgaria. Jenna Gilchrist on “Eddy Keep Cool” won the Gold Medal in the 1.15m Farewell Competition of the FEI Jumping World Challenge Final. And Kate Alison on “Kevoar“ won...
Find below all photos of the awards evening of the Namibian Equestrian Federation that took place at Droombos on 23 April 2022. If you want to download your photo(s) in high quality, please follow the links: https://postimg.cc/gallery/fWzPzT5 https:/...
The NAMEF Eventing Team has won the Hillcrest International Eventing Progroup African Classic! Congratulations to the team: Alyssa Hopking Enya Kebbel Laura Jakob Chef d'Equipe: Janine Hopking   Congratulations also to Laura Jakob, who placed 3r...
Namibian youngster Jenna Gilchrist qualified for the FEI Jumping World Challenge Finals to be held in Bulgaria. She and her horse Fidji competed in Gauteng in the S.A. Leg 1 and 2 of the FEI JWC in Category A, finishing an impressive third with a dou...
Leg 2 of the FEI Jumping World Challenge was hosted by the Reitverein Swakopmund from 20 to 22 May 2022. Kate Alison and Carlotta won this year's Category A in a time of 54.28 seconds. In Category B, Michelle Kunzle and Callaho Lucien produced the be...
The Reitclub Okahandja (RCO) hosted their Annual Show & Derby from 6 to 8 May 2022. Congratulations to all winners and runner ups!   Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here  ...

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NAMEF is grateful to all partners for their contribution and their dedication to the very best of equestrian sport in Namibia!