The current bylaw in Area F is basically one horse per acre (0.4 hectare). If your property is greater than 2 hectares (just under 5 acres), the number of horses you can have is not limited by the bylaw.
Unfortunately, our bylaw contains some set-back provisions that conflict with with the one-horse/acre rule. The set-backs, which were proposed by the BC Government, generally require 30m set-backs from each property line for the horse area. In most cases, these set-backs are not feasible for most of the lots on the West Bench. So the current bylaw is really a mess.
Accordingly, RDOS staff has initiated a process to update our livestock rules. The first part is to simplify the set-back requirement so it applies only to buildings, not pasture. The second part is to update the lot size cut-offs as follow: