Founded in Saumur, France in 1984, AIEC quickly became an international organisation regrouping members from all 5 continents. Since its registration as a non-profit organisation in 1988, thousands of international student riders have enjoyed the unique experiences of AIECs Student Riding Nations Cup competitions all over the world.
AIEC is based on the principles of equality and recognition of each other between the member associations, with no consideration for colour, race, or political opinion. The members agree that their riders will compete without prejudice against all riders of other members in all competitions to which they are sent.
The purpose of AIEC is to: