Riding Establishment Act 1964 and 1970 as amended by the Animal Welfare Act 2006 . 1 Pt. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). 1, Sch. (4A) Without prejudice to the provisions of subsection (2) or (4) of this section, every licence granted under this Act after 31st December 1970 shall be subject to the following conditions (whether they are specified in the licence or not), namely—. Share | Full Site Search. . . . . If a local authority is not satisfied that a permanent licence should be granted it can grant a provisional licence for three months under the Riding Establishments Act 1970. Matters for consideration by the Licensing Authority: In determining whether to grant a licence for the keeping of a Riding Establishment by any person at any premises the local authority shall in particular have regard to . (2)Where a university provides courses of study and examinations leading to a veterinary degree to which relates an order made under [F19section 3 of the M8Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966] (which section enables the Privy Council, where a university provides such courses, and it appears to the Privy Council that the courses are of the standard therein mentioned, to direct that a holder of the degree to which the courses lead shall be qualified to be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons), horses kept by the university for use in the instruction of students undergoing such courses shall, during the continuance in force of the order, be deemed for the purposes of the foregoing subsection not to be kept as mentioned in that subsection. . Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box. 9 para. A Riding Establishment is " the carrying on of a business of keeping horses to let them out for hire for riding or riding instruction ". (i) that paramount consideration will be given to the condition of horses and that they will be maintained in good health, and in all respects physically fit and that, in the case of a horse kept for the purpose of its being let out on hire for riding or a horse kept for the purpose of its being used in providing instruction in riding, the horse will be suitable for the purpose for which it is kept; (ii) that the feet of all animals are properly trimmed and that, if shod, their shoes are properly fitted and in good condition ; (iii) that there will be available at all times, accommodation for horses suitable as respects construction, size, nuber of occupants, lighting, ventilation, drainage and cleanliness and that these requirements be complied with not only in the case of new buildings but also in the case of buildings converted for use as stabling; (iv) that in the case of horses maintained at grass there will be available for them at all times during which they are maintained adequate pasture and shelter and water and that supplementary feeds will be provided as and when required; (v) that horses will be adequately supplied with suitable food,drink and (except in the case of horses maintained at grass, so long as they are maintained) bedding material, and will be adequately exercised, groomed and rested and visited at suitable intervals ; (vi) that all reasonable precautions will be taken to prevent and control the spread among horses of infectious or contagious diseases and that veterinary first aid equipment and medicines shall be provided and maintained in the premises; (vii) that appropriate steps will be taken for the protection and extrication of horses in case of fire and, in particular, that the name, address and telephone number of the licence holder or some other responsible person will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises and that instructions as to action to be taken in the event of fire, with particular regard to the extrication of horses, will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises; (viii) that adequate accommodation will be provided for forage, bedding, stable equipment and saddlery ; and shall specify such conditions in the licence, if granted by them, as appear to the local authority necessary or expedient in the particular case for securing all the objects specified in sub-paragraphs (i) to (viii) of paragraph (b) of this subsection. Short title, citation and commencement. 2 extended by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 1(3). . (3) This Act shall come into operation on 1st January 1971. . 9 para. 42, Sch. F3, (d)under the M1Pet Animals Act 1951, from keeping a pet shop; or, (e)under the M2Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954, from having the custody of animals; or, (f)under the M3Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963, from keeping a boarding establishment for animals;[F4or—, (g)under section 34(2), (3) or (4) of the Animal Welfare Act 2006][F5or, (h) under subsection (1) of section 40 of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11) , from an activity mentioned in subsection (2)(a), (b) or (c) of that section, ]. 3. 1(2), 58(1), 59, 60); S.I. . (i)that paramount consideration will be given to the condition of horses and that they will be maintained in good health, and in all respects physically fit and that, in the case of a horse kept for the purpose of its being let out on hire for riding or a horse kept for the purpose of its being used in providing instruction in riding, the horse will be suitable for the purpose for which it is kept; (ii)that the feet of all animals are properly trimmed and that, if shod, their shoes are properly fitted and in good condition; (iii)that there will be available at all times, accommodation for horses suitable as respects construction, size, number of occupants, lighting, ventilation, drainage and cleanliness and that these requirements be complied with not only in the case of new buildings but also in the case of buildings converted for use as stabling; (iv)that in the case of horses maintained at grass there will be available for them at all times during which they are so maintained adequate pasture and shelter and water and that supplementary feeds will be provided as and when required; (v)that horses will be adequately supplied with suitable food, drink and (except in the case of horses maintained at grass, so long as they are so maintained) bedding material, and will be adequately exercised, groomed and rested and visited at suitable intervals; (vi)that all reasonable precautions will be taken to prevent and control the spread among horses of infectious or contagious diseases and that veterinary first aid equipment and medicines shall be provided and maintained in the premises; (vii)that appropriate steps will be taken for the protection and extrication of horses in case of fire and, in particular, that the name, address and telephone number of the licence holder or some other responsible person will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises and that instructions as to action to be taken in the event of fire, with particular regard to the extrication of horses, will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises; (viii)that adequate accommodation will be provided for forage, bedding, stable equipment and saddlery; and shall specify such conditions in the licence, if granted by them, as appear to the local authority necessary or expedient in the particular case for securing all the objects specified in sub-paragraphs (i) to (viii) of paragraph (b) of this subsection. RIDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACTS 1964 & 1970. 13(8)(d), 68(3) (with ss. 1(1)-(4A)(8)(9) extended by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 1(3), C3S. i am aware of the provisions of the riding establishments act 1964 and 1970 and i apply for [a licence*] [an extension to my provisional licence*] to keep a riding establishment commencing [ the first day of issue*] [ 1st.january 20 ] (see note 4) i enclose: the appropriate licence fee of £ the certificate(s) referred to at item 6 above* . Amendment of section 3 of principal Act. An Act to regulate the keeping of riding establishments; and for purposes connected therewith. . Provisional licences for riding establishments. . C1 The text of S. 5 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991. (27.3.2007 for W., 6.4.2007 for E.) by Animal Welfare Act 2006 (c. 45), ss. (2)A person who for the purpose of obtaining the grant of a licence under this Act gives any information which he knows to be false in a material particular or makes a statement which he knows to be so false or recklessly gives any information which is so false or recklessly makes any statement which is so false shall be guilty of an offence under this Act. The principal Act shall be read and have effect as if after section 6 thereof there were inserted the following section— Any order made under this Act shall be made by a statutory instrument and maybe varied or revoked by a subsequent order made in the like manner.”. . 1 Table B30, (1)[F1No person shall keep a riding establishment [F2in Wales] except under the authority of a licence granted in accordance with the provisions of this Act. . except under the authority of a licence granted in accordance with the provisions of this Act. . 2006/536), Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21, SIF 39:1), Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32, SIF 124:4), the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy, lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item, confers power and blanket amendment details, links to related legislation and further information resources. . This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland. . . that paramount consideration will be given to the condition of horses and that they will be maintained in good health, and in all respects physically fit and that, in the case of a horse kept for the purpose of its being let out on hire for riding or a horse kept for the purpose of its being used in providing instruction in riding, the horse will be suitable for the purpose for which it is kept; that the feet of all animals are properly trimmed and that, if shod, their shoes are properly fitted and in good condition; that there will be available at all times, accommodation for horses suitable as respects construction, size, number of occupants, lighting, ventilation, drainage and cleanliness and that these requirements be complied with not only in the case of new buildings but also in the case of buildings converted for use as stabling; that in the case of horses maintained at grass there will be available for them at all times during which they are so maintained adequate pasture and shelter and water and that supplementary feeds will be provided as and when required; that horses will be adequately supplied with suitable food, drink and (except in the case of horses maintained at grass, so long as they are so maintained) bedding material, and will be adequately exercised, groomed and rested and visited at suitable intervals; that all reasonable precautions will be taken to prevent and control the spread among horses of infectious or contagious diseases and that veterinary first aid equipment and medicines shall be provided and maintained in the premises; that appropriate steps will be taken for the protection and extrication of horses in case of fire and, in particular, that the name, address and telephone number of the licence holder or some other responsible person will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises and that instructions as to action to be taken in the event of fire, with particular regard to the extrication of horses, will be kept displayed in a prominent position on the outside of the premises; that adequate accommodation will be provided for forage, bedding, stable equipment and saddlery; Without prejudice to the provisions of subsection (2) or (4) of this section, every licence granted under this Act after 31st December 1970 shall be subject to the following conditions (whether they are specified in the licence or not), namely—. 1(4)(4A) substituted for s. 1(4) by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 2(1)(ii), F10Words inserted by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 2(2), F11Words substituted by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 2(2), C2S. . by Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7), Sch. 2006/536), art. 27), C8S. . . Every local authority may, on application being made to them for that purpose by a person who is an individual over the age of eighteen years or a body corporate, being a person who is not for the time being disqualified,—, under this Act from keeping a riding establishment; or. , the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act. F16Words in s. 5(1) omitted (E.W.) (4)Any person who wilfully obstructs or delays any person in the exercise of his powers of entry or inspection conferred by subsection (2) above shall be guilty of an offence. 2018/486), reg. . . [F8(2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22) , or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11) , notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a riding establishment to that person. . 4(4)(a) (with reg. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. 2(2)(l); S.I. . No person shall keep a Riding Establishment except under the authority of a licence granted in accordance with the provisions of the above-mentioned Acts. (b)supplies for a horse which is let out on hire by him for riding equipment which is used in the course of the hiring and suffers, at the time when it is supplied, from a defect of such a nature as to be apparent on inspection and as to be likely to cause suffering to the horse or an accident to the rider; (c)fails to provide such curative care as may be suitable, if any, for a sick or injured horse which is kept by him with a view to its being let out on hire or used for a purpose mentioned in paragraph (a) of this subsection; (d)in keeping a riding establishment knowingly permits any person, who is for the time being disqualified under this Act from keeping a riding establishment, to have control or management of the keeping of the establishment; or. The council can impose conditions on the licence. under section 34(2), (3) or (4) of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, under subsection (1) of section 40 of the, Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11). In this Act the “principal Act” means the M1 Riding Establishments Act 1964. . (1) In any case in which application is made under the principal Act to a local authority for a licence to keep a riding establishment and the local authority are not satisfied that having regard to all the circumstances they would be justified in granting such licence they may grant a provisional licence which shall come into force at the beginning of the day on which it is granted and shall remain in force for three months. 1(1)(b), Sch. Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Knowle Haw, Epsom Lane South, Tadworth, Surrey THE RIDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT, 1964 forbids the keeping of a riding establishment except under the authority of a licence issued by the local authority. This Act shall come into operation on 1st April 1965. Laughton Wood Equestrian Centre is licensed by West Lindsey District Council under the Riding Establishments Act 1964 and 1970 and local conditionsLicense Number: RE0010 INFO@LAUGHTONWOODEQUESTRIAN.CO.UK | 01427 615554 Riding Establishments Act 1964 & 1970 Licence Conditions 1. . All riding schools, according to law, must hold a licence to operate their business and the Riding Establishments Act 1964 1970 Licence is granted by Local Authorities. Mandatory Conditions. 3(1)(aa) inserted by Riding Establishments Act 1970 (c. 32), s. 3, C5S. (5)Any person aggrieved by the refusal of a local authority to grant such a licence, or by any condition subject to which such a licence is proposed to be granted [F10(not being one of the conditions set out in subsection (4A) of this section)], may appeal to a magistrates’ court; and the court may on such an appeal give such directions with respect to the issue of a licence or, as the case may be, with respect to the conditions subject to which a licence is to be granted as it thinks proper. [F6and on payment of such fee as may be set by the local authority grant][F7grant, on payment of such fee as may be determined by the local authority] a licence to that person to keep a riding establishment at such premises in their area as may be specified in the application and subject to compliance with such conditions as may be specified in the licence. (2)This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland. . “horse” includes any mare, gelding, pony, foal, colt, filly or stallion and also any ass, mule or jennet; “local authority” [F21means a county council in Wales or a county borough council in Wales] . 1(1) ceases to have effect (E.) (1.10.2018) by virtue of The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 (S.I. For more information see the EUR-Lex public statement on re-use. Words substituted (E.W.S.) Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), ss. 25 para. , from an activity mentioned in subsection (2)(a), (b) or (c) of that section, and on payment of such fee as may be set by the local authority grant, grant, on payment of such fee as may be determined by the local authority, Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act. RIDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACTS 1964 AND 1970 APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE/ EXTENSION OF A PROVISIONAL LICENCE Licensing Team, Council Offices, 37 Pembroke Road, London W8 6PW Telephone: 020 7341 5152 email: licensing@rbkc.gov.uk ], F13Words substituted (E.W.S.) No changes have been applied to the text. Riding Establishments Acts 1964 and 1970 Application for Licence * delete as appropriate 4. (3)A local authority shall not authorise a veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner to inspect any premises under this section except one chosen by them from a list of such persons drawn up jointly by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the British Veterinary Association. . 4. Riding Establishments Act 1964 & 1970.doc Nov 09 . Mandatory Conditions. ], (2)Every local authority may, on application being made to them for that purpose by a person who is an individual over the age of eighteen years or a body corporate, being a person who is not for the time being disqualified,—, (a)under this Act from keeping a riding establishment; or, (b). Riding establishments are licensed by local councils under the 1964 act. C1Act: functions of local authority not to be responsibility of an executive of the authority (E.) (16.11.2000) by virtue of S.I. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information. . Licences to keep a riding establishment are issued under the Riding Establishments Acts 1964 and 1970. 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