European Union (Identification of Equidae) regulation 2016 (S.I. 62 of 2016) (as amended) View Online These regulations transpose Commission Implementing Regulation 262/2016 as regards the identification of equidae, into national legislation. What is the penalty for not identifying an equine? A person who keeps an unidentified equine commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a Class A fine (up to €5,000). FAQs View a list of FAQs prepared by the Department of Agriculture. Further Information on Equine Identification More information from the Department of Agriculture on equine identification.