This section contains files and folders relating to the health, safety and welfare of horses and ponies.

It will include Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments and Approved Codes of Practise.

Additional information provided relating to best practise standards in the care of equines.

Equine Infectious Diseases and vaccination protocols.


About the Animal Welfare Act 2006

Animal Welfare Act 2006

Control of Horses Act 2015

About Fly Grazing

Transport of horses & Ponies - Passports & Welfare

The Welfare of Animals (Transport) (England) Order 2006

Tetanus, EI and EHV Vaccinations

Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987

Notifiable Diseases in Horses & Ponies

The Zoonoses (Monitoring) (England) Regulations 2007

The Specified Animal Pathogens Order 2008

About Horse Manure & other types of waste


If you have any concerns relating to the Health, Safety and Welfare of a horse or pony and would like to speak to the

Equine Welfare Unit here at Baxters Rescue, please telephone Jennifer on: 07547071317

Alternatively, you may Email the Equine Welfare Unit at:

hsw@baxtersrescue.co.uk