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

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
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.
An injured, sick, diseased, or lame horse shall not be sold or otherwise disposed of except in a humane manner.
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


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