Welfare of equidae: code of practice

This guide covers all domesticated equidae for which a person is responsible, including all horses, ponies, donkeys and hybrids and details a set of principles underpinning equine care.


Registered equidae have a restricted definition and only applies to those covered by article 2(c) of Directive 90/426 EEC and covers horses registered by a breeding or other authority but excludes those intended for slaughter.

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