Who is the OEF?

Mission Statement

To support all Ontario equestrians involved at all levels of participation including grassroots participants (new riders, free riders, riders in lessons), competitive and developmental high performance riders have access to high quality programs, certified coaches, safe and well governed facilities, competition with certified judges, stewards and course designers.

Vision Statement

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is the Ontario leader in innovative rider-centred programming and governance supporting a variety of participant pathways for riders of all ages with their equine partner.


The OEF represents more than 22,000 individual members who come from all sectors of the horse industry.  Our membership base includes professionals, amateurs, competitors and recreational enthusiasts of all ages and disciplines.  The OEF is committed to horse welfare and providing leadership and support to the individuals, associations and industries in Ontario’s horse community.