Riding establishment licence

You will need a Riding Establishment Licence if you have stables that hire out horses or ponies for riding or tuition.

Applicants, if individuals, must be over the age of 18 or be a company.

Applicants must not have been previously disqualified under the:

  • Riding Establishments Act 1964, from keeping a riding establishment
  • Pet Animals Act 1951, from keeping a pet shop
  • Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954, from having the custody of animals
  • Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963, from keeping a boarding establishment for animals
  • Animal Welfare Act 2006.

 

Who is responsible for what in Animal Welfare?

See guidance notes for Who is responsible for what in Animal Welfare.

We have an Animal Welfare Charter.

Opening times

Day Times
Monday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Wednesday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Thursday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Friday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 641951
Minicom: 01332 640666
Fax: 01332 643299
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS