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The DC Code: § 8-2003 Examination of horses.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
The owner, operator, or custodian of each horse engaged in the horse-drawn carriage trade shall have the horse examined by a licensed veterinarian at intervals of not more than 12 months.
The examinations shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
The general physical condition of the horse;
An inspection of the eyes, teeth, legs, hooves, shoes, and cardiovascular system of the horse;
The stamina and physical ability of the horse to engage in the horse-drawn carriage trade;
An inspection for a recurrence of prior injuries; and
An inspection for disease or other deficiencies.
The examination shall include a certification from the licensed veterinarian that the horse is physically fit to engage in the horse-drawn carriage trade and is free of any disease or internal parasites. The certification shall be entered on the identification card provided for in § 8-2005.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1033. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-224, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-2001. D.C. Law 10-68, the "Technical Amendments Act of 1993," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-166, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 29, 1993, and July 13, 1993, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 23, 1993, it was assigned Act No. 10-107 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-68 became effective on February 5, 1994. Editor's Notes The reference to "§ 8-2005" in (c) should probably be to "§ 8-2004.". DC CODE § 8-2003 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 7, 1991, D.C. Law 8-224, § 4, 38 DCR 207; Feb. 5, 1994, D.C. Law 10-68, § 16(a), 40 DCR 6311.)