Building Specifications & Planning
Department of Agriculture Food & Marine specifications for building of horse facilities are available to access here: Minimum Specifications for Horse Facilities and Fencing (PDF)
These specifications provide a useful guide for those embarking on building of horse facilities including stabling; all weather exercise areas; handling stocks; horse walkers.
Other farm building and structures specifications are available to download here
A guide to the parameters which must be met to qualify for exemptions from planning are outlined here: Exempted Development - Rural (PDF)