Become a member

Applying for NEWC membership

NEWC Membership categories accepted at the April 2008 AGM and introduced in January 2009. These are outlined in the Constitution and application details are as listed. Please read NEWC’s joining criteria before applying for any particular category.

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NEWC Membership Categories & Subscriptions

FULL EQUINE WELFARE MEMBER

Welfare organisations involved in the keeping of horses, ponies, donkeys & hybrids thereof, having passed inspection by NEWC and having achieved registered charity status. (See Assessment Criteria)

  • Full voting rights
  • Listing of equines requiring rehoming, job vacancies and members news items on NEWC website
  • Representation to parliament and government bodies
  • Free attendance at meetings
  • E-news & updates
  • Topical issues/seasonal reminders

Download Full Equine Welfare Member Application Form

FULL WELFARE MEMBER

Other non-horse keeping organisations having welfare as one of their main aims (as per NEWC Constitution).

To include breed societies, veterinary organisations, scientific organisations and educational organisations.

  • Full voting rights
  • Listing of job vacancies and members news items on NEWC website
  • Representation to parliament and government bodies
  • Free attendance at meetings
  • E-news & updates
  • Topical issues/seasonal reminders

Download Full Welfare Member Application Form

ASSOCIATE EQUINE MEMBER

Businesses involved in the keeping of horses, ponies, donkeys & hybrids thereof, and passing inspection by NEWC. To include riding schools, livery yards and retirement livery yards. (Inspection fees apply – please note that this is not an approval scheme and it is recommended that organisations are approved by relevant member bodies)

  • Attendance at meetings (Nominal fee may apply /limited spaces)
  • Listing of job vacancies and members news items on NEWC website
  • E-news & updates
  • Topical issues/seasonal reminders

Associate Equine Member Application Form

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Commercial businesses associated with the equine or equestrian industry. To include saddlers, tack shops, feed companies etc.

  • Attendance at meetings (Nominal fee may apply /limited spaces)
  • Listing of job vacancies and members news items on NEWC website
  • E-news & updates
  • Topical issues/seasonal reminders

Download Associate Member Application Form

SUPPORTER MEMBER

Individual people.

  • E-news & updates
  • Topical issues/seasonal reminders

FRIENDS OF NEWC

This applies to a member of any category gifting extra funds as a donation in addition to their annual subscription. Credit will be given to each donating organisation on the NEWC website, in NEWC information packs and in the NEWC annual accounts.