NSEF Memberships

Anyone involved with horses can benefit from an NSEF membership. Whether you are a coach, official, competitor or a recreational rider, there is value in it for you!

Individual Membership is available to juniors (under 18 years) and seniors (18+ years as of January 1).

Family Membership is available to spouses and/or the junior aged children of either/both spouses. Juniors are defined as children 18 years of age & under in the calendar year. If the child/sibling turns 19 in the calendar year, an individual membership is required. Spouses may include those who are cohabiting, but not married by law; those who are married, but do not use the same surname; legal guardian(s) of a junior aged member.


Refer a Friend and Save!

Refer NEW members for a credit of $5 each and get your membership for FREE!* The new member must provide your NSEF # in the application’s referral section.

  • *Individuals – up to $50
  • *Families – up to $105
  • *Clubs – up to $50

For more information, please contact: Meredith at [email protected]



When you join NSEF, you can join the following affiliates at the same time:

  • Horse Trials NS (HTNS),

  • Nova Scotia Hunter Jumper Association (NSHJA)

  • Cape Breton Western Riders Association (CBWRA)

  • Central Nova Horse and Pony Association (CNHP)

  • Your NSEF membership card will indicate that you are a member of an affiliate.  You can join an affiliate anytime during the year by simply logging onto your account online, selecting the check box for one or more of the affiliates on the Membership Type Page, and follow the Membership Walk Through System.  You will not receive another NSEF card in the mail, but can print one yourself showing you as a current association member.  You can also call the NSEF office for assistance.

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NSEF Membership Benefits

The NSEF provides members value for their membership fee.  As a member, you receive the following benefits.

Automatic Insurance Coverage

  • $5,000,000 Personal Liability Insurance

  • Non-Commercial Stableman’s Liability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Insurance Coverage

  • $12,000 Horse Mortality Coverage 

  • Emergency Medical Insurance Addition

  • $50,000 Additional AD&D Coverage

  • $10,000 Tack and Horse Equipment Coverage

  • Weekly Accident Indemnity (Income replacement Insurance)

  • Out of Province/Country Travel Insurance

News and Updates

  • NSEF members receive a free subscription to Hoofprints, NSEF's official newsletter

  • NSEF members receive regular email updates on special offers, upcoming events, industry news, etc.

Funding Initiatives

  • NSEF Youth Educational Bursary

  • NSEF LTED Athlete Bursary

  • Officials Development

  • Coach Development

  • Club/Association Funding

NSEF Programs

Optional Magazine Subscriptions


  • Atlantic Horse & Pony Magazine – Members can subscribe to this publication: 1 year/4 issues - $13.00*

  • Canadian Horse Journal Magazine - Members can subscribe to this publication: 1 year/6 issues - $24.15*

 * Price subject to change without notice