The Leinster Leader reports a man was prosecuted for an “alleged offence under the Animal Health and Welfare Act at Kildoon, Nurney on February 24 last”. My Lovely Horse Rescue assisted Gardaí with this case. Full article from the Leinster Leader here.
This Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1965 references the protection of animals, prohibition of docking and nicking horses, trapping animals, poison, animal contests, ownership etc.
View the Statutory Instrument. Further Information from DAFM.
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Drivers of horse-drawn vehicles must use the same hand signals as riders. Thehorse-drawn vehicle must have two red rear reflectors. At night, the horse-drawnvehicle must also carry a lamp on the right-hand side of the vehicle showing awhite light to the front and a red light to the back.You must not drive a horse-drawn vehicle … Continue reading Road Traffic Legislation