Any place or premises where horses are harbored or housed for a fee is required to obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). This permit is required in addition to any other requirements for a facility where horses are being harbored for a fee. The horses being harbored can be either privately owned or horses for rent which are hired for riding lessons or for use with horse drawn carriages.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)
Office of Veterinary Public Health Services
22 Cortlandt Street, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10007