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The DC Code: § 8-2010 Sick or injured horses.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
a
The owner, operator, or custodian of a horse engaged in the horse-drawn carriage trade that is in pain, sick, diseased, lame, or injured shall take action to obtain immediate veterinary treatment, care, and attention for the horse.
b
An injured, sick, diseased, or lame horse shall not be sold or otherwise disposed of except in a humane manner.
c
No person shall drive, use, or work an injured, sick, diseased, or lame horse in the horse-drawn carriage trade.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1040. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-224, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-2001. DC CODE § 8-2010 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 7, 1991, D.C. Law 8-224, § 11, 38 DCR 207.)