Q. What are the rules of transportation of Equines provided under the Transportation of Animals Rules, 1978?
A. For the transport of equines by rail, an ordinary goods wagon shall carry not more than eight to ten horses or ten mules or ten donkeys on broad gauge and not more than six horses or eight donkeys on meter gauge.
If equines are to be transported by a goods vehicle, each vehicle may not carry more than four to six equines.
With regard to the transport of equines by sea, horses may normally be accommodated in single stalls and mules in pens, each pen holding a maximum of four to five mules.