Equestrian Property Advice

Helping equestrian property owners and businesses to develop new facilities and access new profit streams

Horses are a significant and important feature of rural life in the UK, providing pleasure, tradition and profit potential to individuals and communities. Whether you simply enjoy keeping horses, riding for pleasure, competing or it is your business, they are an investment of time and money and quite unlike any other livestock to manage.

Specialists in equestrian planning

At Landscope we have significant experience of property planning and development across a range of equestrian systems – both personal and commercial. Horse owners and riders ourselves, we understand the practicalities and implications of choices you make for the facilities and systems you use to house, train and graze horses.

You will require planning permission for most new equestrian buildings or facilities. Schemes in which we have a track record of success include:

  • Equestrian dwellings
  • Stable yards
  • Feed storage barns
  • Manѐges or open air arenas
  • Indoor and covered arenas
  • Horse walkers
  • Yard receptions/offices
  • Trailer/lorry parking areas
  • Cross country courses

Breadth of knowledge and experience

Our experience has taken us into a wide range of equestrian properties and commercial enterprises from private yards, through farm diversification schemes such as cross country/chaser courses, livery yards, riding schools, polo yards, hunt kennels and multi-facility equestrian centres, to the development of equine veterinary facilities and large scale horse racing yards and studs.

Our services include:

  • Planning and development, from initial applications through to appeals
  • Expert witness
  • Site Appraisals
  • Valuations
  • Equestrian property sales and purchase
  • Rights of way

Recognised as experts

Landscope not only advises and supports private clients and commercial enterprises, but also acts as expert on equestrian matters to a growing number of Local Planning Authorities across the Eastern and Midlands regions and are regularly brought in to provide independent witness on agricultural and equestrian cases. This has allowed us huge insight into the thoughts and processes the Local Planning Officers and Inspectors use when assessing applications and as result we are confident that any applications we make on your behalf are the highest possible standard.

How can we help you?

Call us on 01525 630113 or email enquiries@landscope.co.uk