Horse Welfare Legislation in Ireland

The following pieces of legislation are just some of the acts and regulations horse and donkey owners must abide by.  There are also local council bye-laws that apply to horse owners.  Please contact your local county/city council for this information.

Animal Health & Welfare Act 2013

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Control of Horses Act 1996

View the Control of Horses Act

Control of Horses Act Review

View the Control of Horses Act Review