Horse Tripping — States Where It’s Illegal

Horse tripping originated in Mexican rodeos called charreadas. Some American have taken a liking to it and added this gruesome and deadly spectacle to its horror shows.

In alphabetical order with 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

States Needing a Law Against Horse Tripping

Colorado
Utah
Washington
Wyoming

Pending Laws

• Utah Update — House Bill 261 fails. See Deseret News » See also “Lawmakers back off horse-tripping ban” at KSL.com »

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

Can We Get a Witness?

If you witness horse tripping or other rodeo cruelties please let us know. Contact us in complete confidence that we will protect your identity. Photos and video recordings would also be most welcome.


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Last Updated 16 Nov 19

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