The table below shows how many horses you can have on your property.
Property Size (square metres)
Without Animal keeping approval
With Animal keeping approval
0 to 2,000
2,001 to 4,000
2 (excluding stallions over 2 years old)
4,001 to 30,000
2 plus 1 additional horse per 4,000 square metres (excluding stallions over 2 years old)
Up to 20 horses can be kept at a density of no greater than 1 per 4,000 square metres. No more than 2 stallions over 2 years old.
Animals are not counted until they are 12 months old.
To apply for an Animal keeping approval, please see Animal keeping local laws and permits.
You may need a development approval if you want to keep more horses than an animal keeping approval allows. For more information please see Development in Logan.
Preventing your horses from wandering is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. Enclosures should be in a clean and tidy condition at all times.
Enclosures must not be:
Stallions must have double fencing around the perimeter of their enclosure.
As a responsible pet owner, you must make sure keeping the horses does not cause:
For more information about Animal Keeping Local Laws, please visit Local Law No. 4 (Animal Management) 2002, or Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002 (PDF 474 KB).