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Horse Riding Establishments Licence

Stables which hire out horses or ponies for riding or instruction must be licensed under the Riding Establishments Acts 1964 and 1970.

A report is also required from a veterinary surgeon or practitioner.

How do I apply?

To apply for a licence, return your completed application form with the appropriate fee to the Licensing Section.

Alternatively You can submit your application by post to the following address:

Licensing Section
Glasgow City Council
City Chambers
George Square
Glasgow G2 1DU

We recommend that you send the application by Recorded Delivery/Special Delivery to ensure that it is received.

How much will it cost?

Please refer to our pdf icon Fees and Charges [285kb] document for details of the current fees and accepted payment methods.

The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.

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