The Showing Council represents an amalgamation of seventeen key showing bodies which came into being under the direction and guidance of Graham Suggett and Jan Rogers from the British Equine Federation (B.E.F.).
Its aim was to:
It would not aim or have power with the sovereignty or freedom of action of its members.
To comply with the requirements of membership of the B.E.F., the Showing Council was incorporated as a private company limited by guarantee on the 19th August 2008.
Application was made in November 2010 for membership of the B.E.F. and associate membership was awarded to the council from 1st January 2011.