Horse passports: guidance for owners, keepers, veterinarians and local authorities 2020

This guidance is designed to assist in understanding the requirements for horse passports and specifically the duties/roles each of horse owners/keepers, veterinarians and Scottish local authorities in ensuring a horse is correctly identified throughout its lifetime.


An errata was published on the following dates:

April 9, 2021

  • Page 24 - The email address for The Eriskay Pony Society Ltd was updated.

July 20, 2020

  • Page 5 - 1st sentence changed to ‘Horse’ means wild or domesticated soliped mammal(s) of all species within the genus Equus of the family Equidae and their crosses.
  • Page 15 – The declaration – 2nd para – 2nd sentence – we have removed “See section when the declaration must be signed”



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