Buying a horse

When you purchase a horse or pony from a dealer or trader you have the added protection of the Consumer Rights Act 2015. When you purchase direct from a private individual you may have to rely on the Misrepresentations Act 1967 and/or a breach of contract.

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my new horse isn't fit for purpose - what can I do?

Is your new horse fit for purpose? Buying a horse should be an exciting and fun time and in most cases it is. However sometimes you don’t get what you believed you were buying. Read on to find out about your legal rights.   Rights for “Consumer” Buyers In 2015 the law changed with the…

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Welcoming Paul Herbert to our disputes and litigation team, providing equine law expertise

We are delighted to announce that Paul Herbert will shortly be joining the Burnett Barker team as a Dispute Resolution Solicitor. Paul has a wealth of experience and will join our litigation and dispute resolution department where he will deal with a range of dispute resolution and litigation work including commercial, property and equine disputes.

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