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Export Papers


Our vets are qualified official veterinarians (OVs), that can certify your horse to travel abroad.

An application for export certification should be submitted to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) through a shipping agent, who will be able to offer advice to ensure that all requirements of the destination country are met. We are also able to offer blood sampling and swabbing services as required by the destination country. It is important to arrange any necessary health testing well in advance of the export date.

All horses have to have been inspected by an OV within 48 hours of transport, and their documentation carefully checked and completed. The vet will the sign and stamp the certificate issued by the APHA, which must accompany the horse and its passport on the journey.

Please note that export requirements have changed post-Brexit; please call us on 01295 670501 for more information.