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Licence - riding establishment

Horses being ridden on a bridle pathIn order to provide riding lessons or hire out horses for payment, a licence is required under the Riding Establishments Acts 1964 and 1970.

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.

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We are open office hours, Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Contact details

Contact: Licensing Services

Department: Central Services

Telephone: 01282 661661

Fax: 01282 661630

Nelson Town Hall, Market Street, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 7LG

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