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You may wish to consult the relevant legislation in order to further understand rules about Horse Passports:

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2015/262

The Horse Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2009

The Horses (Zootechnical Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

 

Brief Guidance for Owners

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Title:Guidance for Keepers, Owners, Vets and Local Authorities
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Guidance for Keepers, Owners, Vets and Local Authorities

Guidance for Owners/Keepers

Owners/Keepers should consult these guidelines, produced to clarify the requirements of the Horse Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

  • Brief Guidance for Owners
  • Guidance for Owners and Keepers

Guidance for Vets and Local Authorities

Vets and Local Authorities should consult these guidelines, produced to clarify the requirements of the Horse Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

  • Brief Guidance for Vets
  • Guidance for Local Authorities

Further guidance notes for Vets can be found through the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.