Posted on 30th January 2020


Below you will find various templates and other associated documents and information sheets all current, applicable employment legislation and recommendations to owners and managers of equestrian establishments. These are free to download and have been sourced from HSE, government resources, and leading equestrian associations.


A Guide for New Employers (ACAS)

Employment Starter Checklist (HMRC)

National Minimum Wage Calculations (HMRC)


Employment Law

A Guide to UK Employment Law


Employment Contracts

What an Employment Contract Is (ACAS)

What Must be Written in an Employment Contract (ACAS)

Template Basic Employment Contract


Right to Work Checklist (HMRC)

Template Job Application Form (FEI)


Employers Liability

Employers Liability Guide (HSE)


Staff Management

Welfare at Work  (HSE)

Absence from Work (ACAS)

Understanding Equality and Discrimination (ACAS)

Managing Conflict at Work (ACAS)


Employee Disciplinary 

Discipline and Grievances at Work (ACAS)

Sample Disciplinary Procedure (ACAS)


Employment Health and Safety

Managing Risks from Working with Horses (BEVA)

Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare (HSE)

Employers Liability Insurance (HSE)

Consulting Employees on Health and Safety (HSE)

Health and Safety Training (HSE)


Apprenticeships and Young People

Young Workers, Apprentices and Work Experience (ACAS)

Employer Guide to Apprenticeships (ACAS)

Work Experience and Young People (HSE)


First Aid

All documentation and guidance relating to First Aid can be found here:


You may also find the following articles of interest:

YOH Guide to… Equine Professionals and Your Yard

YOH Guide to… Giving Your Yard an Annual Review



This information and templates as provided above are intended to provide guidance only. Anyone proposing to enter into such written agreements, or to undertake action based upon the information herein should take consideration and their own legal or professional advice as to their particular circumstances.

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