August 15, 2018 by

Mission Statement

The Omaha Equestrian Foundation produces international caliber equestrian events with the goal of developing Omaha as a hub of the sport horse industry, while fostering educational and economic development opportunities for the community.

Wish List

  • Donations and sponsorships to support the educational expo, free field trips for area school children, underwriting for the Salute to the Military, Veterans, and First Responders, and scholarships.
  •  Volunteers
  •  Become a Flag Horse Club member
  •  Office supplies or gift cards
  • Visit: Make plans to attend the International Omaha and bring along some friends

Upcoming Events

International Omaha
 April 4-7, 2019

Background

The Omaha Equestrian Foundation, founded in 2010, hosts jumping and dressage competitions that attract riders, horses, and businesses of excellent caliber to the Midwest while providing educational opportunities in the Omaha area and surrounding communities. OEF’s premier competition, the International Omaha, is a world-class equestrian show jumping and dressage experience, combining high-level, intense competition with educational activities designed to engage and entertain the whole family.

Brag Lines

April 2012: Host of the first U.S. five-star jumping competition in the region, the International Omaha

April 2013: The SecondAnnual InternationalOmaha becomes first international competition in the Midwest Region

March 2017: Hosted the FEI World Cup in jumping and dressage

April 2018: The International Omaha expands to four days and adds two unique competitions—the Init2Winit Speed Jumping Challenge and Dressage Team Challenge

Pay it Forward

Not only about the competition and sport, the OEF is dedicated to giving community members a chance to learn about opportunities in the horse industry. Donations and sponsorships will help OEF expand the educational expo, the Horse Discovery Zone, which is one of the largest and most unique expos at any horse event. The “Zone” includes information about the science of horses, the history of horses in Nebraska, and various jobs within the horse industry.

The OEF’s free field trip program is a fun day for over 3,200 students across the metro to learn about an amazing animal and everything horses have to offer. 

Omaha Equestrian Foundation

1004 Farnam St. Omaha, NE 68102
402-930-3079
omahaequestrian.com


The Big Give was published in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.