8-3.05 Equine tripping or diving.1

A.    Any person who commits equine tripping or diving is guilty of a Class One misdemeanor. *1

B.    For purposes of this Section;

1.    Equine means a horse, pony, mule, donkey or hinny.

2.    Tripping means intentionally or knowingly, for the purpose of entertainment or sport, causing an equine to lose its balance or fall, by use of a wire, pole, stick, rope or any other object or by any other means.

3.    Diving means intentionally or knowingly, for the purpose of entertainment, demonstration or exploitation, causing an equine to plunge into a body of water. +1

C.    Penalty:

1.    A person convicted of subsection A of this section is guilty of a Class One misdemeanor punishable by jail for a term of not less than 48 consecutive hours and a fine of not less than $1,000.

2.    Upon a second conviction, a person convicted of subsection A of this section is guilty of a Class One misdemeanor punishable by jail for a term of not less than 30 consecutive days and a fine of not less than $2,000.

3.    Upon a third conviction, a person convicted of subsection A of this section is guilty of a Class One misdemeanor punishable by jail for a term of not less than 90 consecutive days and a fine of not less than $2,000.

(Ord. No. G-5274, § 1, 11-12-2008, eff. 12-12-2008; new style in use as of 8-1-2011)

Date of Addition/Revision/Deletion - Section 8-3.05

+1    Addition on 4-18-2012 by Ordinance No. G-5697, eff. 5-18-2012

*1    Revision on 4-18-2012 by Ordinance No. G-5697, eff. 5-18-2012


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Editor’s note—Ord. No. G-5445, § 1, adopted Oct. 21, 2009, effective Nov. 20, 2009, added a new Section 8-3.03. Inasmuch as there already exists a Section 8-3.03, the existing Sections 8-3.03 and 8-3.04 have been renumbered to Section 8-3.04 and 8-3.05 to facilitate the incorporation of the new Section 8-3.03. An ordinance will be passed at a later date to correct the section numbering.