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Frequently asked questions about stray horses

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about horses.

Note: some figures are approximate.

How many complaints about horses were received in relation to the Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014?

2021/22 - 77
2020/21 - 153
2019/20 - 227
2018/19 - 198
2017/18 - 264

Number of stray horses
 2021/222020/212019/202018/192017/18
Claimed1028503322
Re-homed614176249
Destroyed01601
Sold00000

How much has the council paid in seizing, impounding, feeding and maintaining horses; in relation to Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014?

2021/22 - 
2020/21 - 
2019/20 - 
2018/19 - Approx £55,000 (inclusive of salaries and on costs)
2017/18 - Approx £58,000 (inclusive of salaries and on costs)
2016/17 -  Approx £61,100 (inclusive of salaries and on costs)

How much of this money has been recouped?

2021/22 - 
2020/21 - 
2019/20 - 
2018/19 - Approx £1900
2017/18 - Approx £2700

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