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Transporting Your Horse

Horses often need to be transported on public highways.

At the BHS we want to make sure you are safe at all times and that you have the right licence for the vehicle you are driving and/or towing.

See our section on Driver Licensing Law for more information.

You may also find this VOSA leaflet (pdf) useful. Please note that it is intended only to offer general help and isn’t a legal document.


 Check out our Equine Transport Safety glovebox guide. If you would like a hard copy of this guide, please email

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Our advice for transporting your horse

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