Advocacy

Dublin Horse Drawn Carriages - Recommendations

MLHR has compiled a list of recommendations to help reduce the risk of welfare issues and improve safety of passengers and ensure a professional and well-run carriage industry in Dublin City.

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Dublin Horse Drawn Carriages - Overview of Issues

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...

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A Guide to Taking a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride in Dublin

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.

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S.I. No. 62 of 2016: European Union (Identification of Equidae) Regulations 2016

European Union (Identification of Equidae) Regulations 2015 View PDF

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