|CA - Horse docking - § 597p. Docked horses; registration; time; fee; certificate||
This statute requires every owner, or user of any docked horse, within the State of California, to register his or her docked horse.
|CA - Horse docking - § 597q. Docked horses; unregistered; prima facie evidence||
This statute provides that driving, working, keeping, racing or using any unregistered docked horse 60 days after the passage of this act is prima facie evidence of the fact that the party engaged in such activity docked the tail of such horse.
|CA - Horse slaughter - § 597o. Humane transportation of equine to slaughter; vehicle requirements;||
This statute outlines the requirements for transporting equine to slaughter, including, but limited to, proper ventilation, sufficient space for equine to stand, and the use of ramps and floors with nonskid surfaces.
|CA - Horse slaughter - § 598c. Horse slaughter for human consumption||
This statute makes it unlawful to possess, to import into or export from the state, or to sell, buy, give away, hold, or accept any equine with the intent of killing it for the purpose of human consumption. Violations could result in a felony conviction with a prison sentence of up to three years.
|CA - Horse slaughter - § 598d. Sale of horsemeat for human consumption||
This statute prohibits the sale of horsemeat for human consumption. No restaurant, cafe, or other public eating place may offer horsemeat for sale for human consumption. A first time violation is a misdemeanor.
|CA - Horse tack - § 597k. Bristle bur, tack bur, etc.; use on animals||
This section makes it a misdemeanor to use a bristle bur, tack bur, or similar device, to be used on a horse or any other animal. A violation is punishable with imprisonment and/or imprisonment.
|CA - Horse transportation - § 597x. Disabled equine; sale or transport for commercial slaughter; misdemeanor||
This statute makes it a misdemeanor to sell, load, or transport, any live equine that is disabled, if it is intended to be sold, loaded, or transported for commercial slaughter out of the state.
|CA - Horse Tripping - Poling or tripping a horse; offenses; exceptions||
This section makes it a misdemeanor to pole or trip a horse for entertainment or sport. Poling is a method of training a horse to jump by forcing, persuading, or enticing a horse to lift its legs higher over a jump by hitting its front legs with a pole, rope, stick, etc. Tripping a horse is using a wire, pole, stick, rope, etc. to cause a horse to fall or lose its balance.
|CA - Horses docking - § 597r. Docked horses; exception of imported stock; registration||
This statute makes it a misdemeanor to violate any of the horse docking provisions, but creates an exception from the provisions of Sections 597n, 597p, and 597q, to persons owning or possessing any docked purebred stallions and mares imported from foreign countries for breeding or exhibition purposes only.
|CA - Housing - Pet Friendly Housing Act of 2017||The California Department of Housing and Community Development requires each housing development to authorize a resident of the housing development to own or maintain one or more common household pets within a resident's dwelling unit.|