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Dutch equine law

Dutch equine law encompasses the legal aspects related to horses and equestrian activities in the Netherlands, representing a unique intersection of animal law, contract law, and sports law. This specialized field addresses a variety of issues, from the sale and purchase of horses, breeding rights, and liability in equestrian sports, to more complex matters like international horse transportation and welfare regulations. It’s a sector deeply influenced by both national legislation and European Union directives, requiring expertise not only in legal matters but also in the specifics of the equine industry.

Dutch lawyers specializing in equine law

Lawyers specializing in this field must navigate a myriad of challenges, including contract negotiations, dispute resolutions, and compliance with animal welfare standards, making it a dynamic and intricate area of Dutch law. This specialization underscores the importance of horses in Dutch culture and economy, reflecting the nation’s deep-rooted connection to equestrian pursuits.

Contact our equine lawyer in the Netherlands

Maud van den Berg is an equine law attorney in the Netherlands and creates close working relationships with clients, providing pragmatic solutions across on all legal matters in the Netherlands. Maud is an associate of our Dutch Equine practice group in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her specialist areas include the purchase of a horse in the NetherlandsEquine disputes under Dutch lawEquine contracts under Dutch law & litigation, including civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. Maud is a dedicated, creative attorney with extensive experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Visit Maud’s profile via the website or follow our Dutch law firm via LinkedIn.