Horse passports are a legal requirement for all horses, ponies, mules, donkeys, zebras and other members of the equine family. We issue them for all horses that are not eligible for registration with a recognised breed society.
Update your passport
If you’re thinking about buying or loaning a horse, we can offer you the advice you'll need before making the big decision.
Advice on buying and loaning
Sample loan agreement
Promote equine welfare by educating, advising and supporting horse owners and carers
Train and support a network of Welfare Officers to deal with local welfare concerns
Promote responsible breeding and support breed societies
Maintain standards, ensuring you receive the best quality advice and support
Fight and lobby for horses' rights
We have approved livery yards and Horses Welcome (equine B&B) establishments throughout the UK. Find one near you.
Find out more about reporting a welfare concern
When you're faced with the hardest decision of all, we're here to help
We publish a range of free leaflets covering access, safety and welfare issues