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Licence - Riding Establishment

A riding establishment is a business that hires out horses or ponies for riding, or a riding school

Licences are renewable annually. The council will arrange for the inspection of horses and premises by a veterinary surgeon to ensure the welfare of the animals and that the accommodation is suitable. The licence will be issued subject to compliance with licence conditions and payment of the licence fee.

How much does it cost to apply?

Riding Establishment -1-10 horses* (Annual)                      £160

Riding Establishment - 11-20 horses* (Annual)                 £200

Riding Establishment - 21 and over horses* (Annual)       £230

How do I apply?

pdf icon Application for Riding Establishments [76kb]

Guidance

Code of practice for horse and donkey welfare

Legislation

Riding Establishment Act 1970

Public Register

pdf icon Public register - Riding Establishments [7kb]