Special account and hotline opened to support Ukraine´s equestrian community, save horses and raise funds for Ukraine´s defenders

The Ukrainian equestrians and their horses urgently need help to survive and sustain hope through these terrible tragic times.

“Help us to stand for our country and for our values! Being an equestrian means a unique bond between horse and human built on trust. Our commitment to the welfare of our horses is strong at all times and without compromising.”

Mykhaylo Parkhomchuk, General Secretary of the Ukrainian Equestrian Federation

There are more than 100 000 horses in Ukraine, many of the horses are caught up in the war, with no possibility to flee and seek safety, with no shelter and care. Horse owners, riding schools, athletes, breeders, and professionals are in desperate conditions without any resources of saving their horses. By making donation or offering help, you will provide the Ukrainian equestrian community a hope for a better future and save lives of the Ukrainians and their loved ones.

The Ukrainian Equestrian Federation Charity Foundation (registered in Belgium) with the assistance from the FEI (International Equestrian Federation) is supporting the Ukrainian horse owners, riding schools, athletes, equestrian clubs, stables and professionals. We give counselling support and other kind of needs-based assistance on the ground, including mapping shelter options and assisting with relocation of horses, gathering offers for goods and organizing logistics to deliver goods to equestrians and their horses both in Ukraine and/or in their temporary locations in Europe.

We monitor the situation with horses´ welfare and collaborate with FEI and national equestrian federations.

Our promise is that as many funds as possible will go directly to help Ukrainian equestrians and their horses in Ukraine.

Follow our news to get updates on the activities and the use of donations.

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Updates

  • Ukrainian equine veterinarians received veterinary medical supplies worth $100,000

    Following a call for aid coordinated by the Ukrainian Equestrian Federation Charity Foundation (UEF-CF), the FEI Solidarity Relief Fund with financial help from the United States Equestrian Federation purchased equine medicines and veterinary supplies for distribution to Ukrainian veterinarians. The total value of the donated medical supplies is $100,000 and includes aid for emergency cases, […]

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  • To win together, we need a renewed pledge of solidarity with Ukrainian equestrian family

    Six months of war in Ukraine has left behind destruction and suffering for the people and their loved ones. The war has destroyed the lives, dreams and hopes of Ukrainian equestrians, athletes, trainers, veterinarians, farriers, breeders. Many equestrians and their family members have fled inside or outside Ukraine, taking their horses with them or leaving […]

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  • Financial overview published

    Infographics sums up almost 6 months of operation: Our priority is keeping horses safe in Ukraine: 1200 tonnes of humanitarian aid (both donated and sourced in Ukraine) delivered to more than 170 stables all over Ukraine; Logistics and aid delivery constitutes almost half of our expenditures Production of feed and purchase of hay – 27% […]

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  • Update of July 2022 activities

    Press release9 August 2022 The Ukrainian Equestrian Federation Charity Foundation (UEF-CF) gives the update for July 2022 activities and continues to appeal to the equestrian world to help Ukraine horses. The UEF-CF management of equine relocations within Ukraine has been restructured – some routes have been closed (e.g. Kiev-Lviv) as the area around Kiev is […]

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News and updates

Ukrainian equine veterinarians received veterinary medical supplies worth $100,000

Following a call for aid coordinated by the Ukrainian Equestrian Federation Charity Foundation (UEF-CF), the FEI Solidarity Relief Fund with financial help from the United States Equestrian Federation purchased equine medicines and veterinary supplies for distribution to Ukrainian veterinarians. The total value of the donated medical supplies is $100,000 and includes aid for emergency cases, […]

To win together, we need a renewed pledge of solidarity with Ukrainian equestrian family

Six months of war in Ukraine has left behind destruction and suffering for the people and their loved ones. The war has destroyed the lives, dreams and hopes of Ukrainian equestrians, athletes, trainers, veterinarians, farriers, breeders. Many equestrians and their family members have fled inside or outside Ukraine, taking their horses with them or leaving […]