The Division of Animal Health licenses both Riding Instructors and Riding Schools/Stables where hay, sleigh, carriage, pony and trail rides are for hire and/or where Riding Instruction is offered. The Division also licenses the business of selling, dealing, auctioning or transporting equine animals. Animal Health also promotes the breeding of thoroughbred and Standardbred horses in the Commonwealth, administering a registration program for the Massachusetts State racing Commission.