In light of recent events in Killarney in April 2018, where 2 tourists were tragically killed in an accident involving a pony and trap, MLHR believe it is vital that all Dublin City Councillors are made fully aware of major inadequacies with the current DCC Control of Horse Draw Carriages Bye-laws, the licensing process, enforcement issues and potential safety and insurance risks therein. MLHR has published a comprehensive list of recommendations to improve the current system. Issues With the DCC Current System: Enforcement Issues There are ongoing issues of underage drivers, unlicensed carriages and unlicensed horses regularly operating at designated and non-designated hiring stands, including Temple...
Considering a horse-drawn carriage ride in Dublin? Make sure you choose ahorse is fit for the job, a licensed driver and licensed carriage. Here's a guide to help you make sure you choose wisely.
European Union (Identification of Equidae) Regulations 2015 View PDF