The latest information for equestrians about Brexit

The British Horse Society is a member of the British Horse Council and a Passport Issuing Organisation, who work closely with Defra to keep updated on current guidance regarding moving equines after Brexit.

Latest news

04 August 2021 - Registration of Premises/Establishments that Export Equines to the EU or Northern Ireland. Download form here

17 February 2021 - Read BEF's advice and information on moving horses to the EU. Read more here

1 January 2021 - Read Defra's advice on transporting equines out of the UK and potential traffic disruption. Read more here.

26 November 2020 - Changes to insurance policies as a result of the UK leaving the EU and regulations in place by the Central Bank of Ireland. Read more here.

Guidance and information from the Government

The UK Government has published online resources to offer guidance to equestrians intending to transport their horse between Great Britain and the EU from 1 January 2021. Please follow the links below to read the relevant information :

Moving equines between GB and the EU

Caring for your Horse 

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Caring for your Horse 

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Further information

Equine pre-export requirements prior to moves from GB to EU from 1 January 2021

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