Useful resources

Owning and caring for a horse can be a source of great enjoyment but is also a big responsibility with a long-term caring and financial commitment.

Legislation

If you need any help in understanding how the legislation applies to you, please do get in touch or call Lisa, our Outreach Director.

Control of Horses Act 2015

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/23/pdfs/ukpga_20150023_en.pdf

Animal Welfare Act 2006

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/45/contents

Code of Practice for the Welfare of Horses, Ponies ...

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/69389/pb13334-cop-horse-091204.pdf

Code of Practice for the Welfare of Equines

http://www.nationalequinewelfarecouncil.co.uk/www/newc/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Welsh-equinecode.pdf

Code of Practise for the Welfare of Equines 3 Preface Under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (“the Act”), if you own or are responsible for an animal

www.nationalequinewelfarecouncil.co.uk