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Meeting with Mairi Gougeon The Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and The Islands

4 Oct 2021

On Thursday September 30 the Scottish Equine Industry held a meeting with Mairi Gougeon The Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and The Islands at Rowanlea Riding School, Carnoustie. 

Representatives from equine welfare charities; The British Horse Society, World Horse Welfare, Scottish SPCA and the Scottish equestrian sporting body horsescotland introduced Ms Gougeon to the horse world including the value of the equine sector to the Scottish economy and the contribution the horse makes to human wellbeing. 

The official visit examined the regulation of equine establishments, how the horse world could benefit from forthcoming Animal Health legislation and the ongoing implementation of an integrated future proof resilient equine ID system to build on ScotEquine that will support trade and underpin good equine health and welfare.   

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