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.
CA Penal Code § 597g
FL Statute § 828.1
KS ST Art. 64 § 21-6142 (4)
7 MRS § 3972.1.F
NRS § 54-911
OK State Statute 21 § 1700
Oregon (Effective Jan. 1, 2014)
RI General Laws § 4-20-4
TX Penal Code, Title 9, Chapter 42 – § 42.09
(a)( 8); (c)( 6); and (f)
States Needing a Law Against Horse Tripping
• Virginia — Anti Horse Tripping law poised to pass in Virginia; awaiting Governor’s signature. See NY Times »
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Last Updated 16 Nov 19