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Riding schools

If Horse rolling in the paddock you want to run a riding establishment where horses or ponies are hired out for riding or used for riding instruction you need to apply for a licence [pdf] 92KB and pay the animal licensing fees 2017-18 [pdf] 56KB.

Riding stables are inspected every year prior to the renewal of a licence. An inspection by a vet ensures that all the horses used for instruction are fit and healthy.

Health and safety matters at the stables, and are of a high priority to try and safeguard staff and customers. As such, conditions [pdf] 86KB are attached to the licence.


Download our animal licensing fees information 2017-18 [pdf] 56KB.

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