Thinking of offering horse livery at your farm?
Equine and agricultural specialist Catherine Whittles of Staffordshire law firm Bowcock & Pursaill answers your most common questions.
Do I need planning permission?
Yes you may do, as equine and agriculture fall into different use classes. This also applies to any buildings you erect for stables or any ménage you construct.
Can I get a grant?
There are development grants available in some areas to help farm owners diversify which we can advise on.
Do I have to be…