Apply for a licence to operate a riding establishment

Riding establishments must be licensed if they hire horses out for riding, or for the purposes of providing riding instruction, in return for payment.

Licences must be renewed annually on any date.

Apply for a Riding Establishment Licence online

Alternatively, download and complete a Riding Establishment Licence Application Form (PDF)

How to pay

The licence fee is £150 per year.

Pay for a Riding Establishment Licence online

Further information

Licences are issued under the Riding Establishments Act 1970.

For full details please see the Office of Public Sector Information website

Last updated: 23 November 2015. Was this information helpful?

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