Currently exports from South Africa can only be facilitated through Mauritius. After 21 days pre-export isolation in South Africa, the horses fly to Mauritius where they remain for 90 days, 40 days of which are in vector protected pre-export quarantine.
Mauritius boasts a beautiful government approved facility in the North Eastern part of the island 40 min from the airport, outstandingly managed by Mr. Subiraj Gujadhur. It is located in a nature reserve far away from the hustle bustle of the tourist areas. The facility is 200 m away for a quite beach giving the horse’s access to nature’s hydro spa during their residency. The facilities include:
After completion of residency and quarantine the horses fly directly to Europe where they are transported by road to their relevant destinations.
Certain countries such as the USA, Australia and the United Arab Emirates require additional residency in Europe before onward shipment.