Tripping — US States where horse tripping is illegal

Including Links to Laws and Statutes

Arizona
AZ Rev § 13-2910.09
http://goo.gl/4QnshU;
See also http://goo.gl/FB0OpN at 5.

California
CA Penal Code § 597g
http://goo.gl/Eg0Fj7

Florida
FL Statute § 828.1
http://goo.gl/nkpzxX

Illinois
510 ILCS 70/5.01
http://goo.gl/yOWvxr;
See also http://goo.gl/fFt3KE

Kansas
KS ST Art. 64 § 21-6142 (4)
http://goo.gl/9dSGys

Maine
7 MRS § 3972.1.F
http://goo.gl/chGRgr

Nebraska
NRS § 54-911
http://goo.gl/gqFJne

Nevada
NRS 574.100 § 5(a), 5(b) and NRS 244.359
http://goo.gl/ru3KUy and http://goo.gl/rzXBAF

New Mexico
NM State Statute § 30-18-11
http://goo.gl/gKPFgu; See also http://goo.gl/szIX3q

Oklahoma
OK State Statute 21 § 1700
http://wp.me/a6VVi-9cv pdf

Oregon (Effective Jan. 1, 2014)
OR 167.383
http://wp.me/a6VVi-9cw pdf

Rhode Island
RI General Laws § 4-20-4
http://goo.gl/8FdFNB

Texas
TX Penal Code, Title 9, Chapter 42 – § 42.09
(a)( 8); (c)( 6); and (f)
http://goo.gl/97qYff

Note: Horse tripping and similar events do not occur only in Mexican style rodeos. Some U.S. rodeos have taken a liking to this cruel and gruesome spectacle and adding it to their horror shows.

States Needing Anti-Horse Tripping Laws

Colorado
Utah
Washington
Wyoming

Horse Tripping Law Updates

Utah — Bill Pending (HB 261). See Deseret News »
Utah Update — “Lawmakers back off horse-tripping ban”. See KSL.com »

Virginia — Anti Horse Tripping law poised to pass in Virginia; awaiting Governor’s signature. See NY Times »

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