5 Riding establishments

5 Riding establishments

The Riding Establishments Act 19641 prohibits, subject to certain exceptions2, the keeping of a riding establishment except under the authority of a licence granted by a local authority3 in accordance with statutory provisions4. For these purposes a person keeping a riding school is to be taken to keep it at the premises, including the land, where the horses employed for the purposes of the business concerned are kept5; and the expression ‘horse’ includes any mare, gelding, pony, foal, colt, filly or stallion and also any ass, mule or jennet6. No forms are prescribed, but the Riding Establishments