Sunday March 3, 2024
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Young Equestrian Leaders Award

The YELA is a youth volunteering award for all young people from 13-25 years old who would like to volunteer with a BEF (British Equestrian Federation) Member Body affiliated Centre/Group/Branch or event. Its to help build self confidence and leadership skills. 

The Award has three levels:

  • Bronze- requires completion of the bronze syllabus (found on the links below) including 20 hours of volunteering
  • Silver- requires completion of the silver syllabus (found below) including 40 hours of volunteering
  • Gold- requires completion of the gold syllabus (found below) including 60 hours of volunteering 

If you are interesting in developing your individual skills but help out at local charities then please head over to their website ( and luckily for East Essex Members we have this opportunity.