Our vision and mission
The British Grooms Association is governed by a Board of Directors whose purpose is to ensure that as a professional association we are effective in working towards achieving our vision, using our resources to maximum effect, and upholding our core ethos and values.
Our Vision - For the equestrian industry to have Good Employment practice as standard and be a great place for grooms to work.
Our Mission - To promote, support, educate and lobby, as the grooms representative body, on the importance of
Good Employment and the career opportunities the industry offers.
The Board’s role and functions are laid out in the Articles of the Association which set out our rules of governance. The Board meets four times a year and works towards achieving our Strategic Plan.
Memorandum and Articles
To read the BGA's Memorandum and Articles click here
The BGA is a trading brand of the British Grooms and Equestrian Employers Group - company number 06146625.
Each year, the BGA reviews its strategy for the coming year and sets targets for the organisation.
The review of this plan takes place at the start of each year and will then be updated and published on this page.
BGA Strategic Plan 2023-2027
Read our latest plan of what we aim to deliver for our members and the equestrian industry.
Service Level Agreement
The BGA puts our members first and commits to a service level agreement
As a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, we have an understanding that following a good governance model is beneficial to our organisation and our members.
The BGA is signed up to the Voluntary Code of Good Governance.
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
The BGA is committed to make all aspects of our work and support for members open to anyone who wishes to be involved in whatever capacity, and to actively encourage a more diverse equestrian yard workforce.
Read our policy on equality
We have completed the Foundation Level of Equality Standard.
The British Grooms and Equestrian Employers Group is a an Introducer Appointed Representative (IAR) with the FCA.