Equine Lawline

Our Equine Lawline is especially useful for initial advice.

JUSTICE FOR OWNERS OF 18 BOTULISM DEATH HORSES

This statement is released on behalf of 9 owners of beloved horses and ponies. From the evening of 13 October 2020 horses liveried at Clough House Liveries, Soyland, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge became unwell, the first horse was originally thought to be showing signs of choking. In a victory for the owners, Kevin Horsefall, the owner […]

Changes to the Highway Code to protect Horses and Riders

The Highway Code changes are here The guidance has been updated to stipulate that a safe distance for passing horse riders or horse drawn vehicles is at least 2 metres (6.5 feet) at speeds of less than 10 mph. This is very good news for horses and their riders.