Founded in 1979, the Chinese Equestrian Association (CEA) is a national, industrial, and non-profit social organisation voluntarily formed by groups and individuals who engage in and love equestrian sports in China. It’s under the supervision and management of the General Administration of Sports of China and the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Headquartered in Beijing.
The CEA is recognised by the Chinese Olympic Committee. It became an official member of the International Equestrian Federation in 1982. It’s the only association that can represent China in various international equestrian sports associations. As the highest management organisation of Chinese equestrian sports, the Chinese Equestrian Association is responsible for the development and promotion of various equestrian sports such as show jumping, dressage, eventing, racing, endurance, barrel racing, polo, etc. in China and communicates with international organisations.