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Licence - riding establishment
In order to provide riding lessons or hire out horses for payment, a licence is required under the Riding Establishments Acts 1964 and 1970.
- Riding Establishments Act 1964 (c.70) (external link)
Licenses are issued by the local authority and are subject to a satisfactory vets inspection.
An annual fee is payable and the person making the application must be over eighteen.
The local authority may impose additional conditions before issuing a licence. Veterinary surgeons, police forces and zoos are exempt from having to apply for this licence.