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post #1 of 4 Old 05-01-2008, 04:37 AM Thread Starter
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Strange horse laws

im not sure if these are true, but they are funny!

- Tennessee prohibits riders from lassoing fish

-Omega, New Mexico - Every woman must "be found to be wearing a corset" when riding a horse in public. A physician is required to inspect each female on hoseback, and decide whether or not the woman is, in fact, complying with this law!

- Pennsylvania law states: "Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well of the road. cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass. If the horses appear skittish, the motorist must take his car apart, piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bushes."

-Hartsville, Illinois - You can be arresed for riding an ugly horse.

-A Wyoming community passed this one: "No female shall ride a horse while attired in a bathing suit within the boundaries of Riverton, unless she be escorted by at least two officers of the law or unless she be armed with a club," And continues with this admendment to the original: "The provisions of this statue shall not apply to females weighing less than ninety pounds nor exceeding two hundred pounds."

-A misworded ordinance in Wolf Point, Montana: "No horse shall be allowed in public without its owner wearing a halter."

-A newly married man in Kearney, Nebraska, can't ride alone. The law states that he "Can't ride without his spouse along at any time, unless he's been married for more than twelve months."

-Budds Creek, Maryland, has an antique law which prohibits horses from sleeping in a bathtub, unless the rider is also sleeping with the horse

-Citizens are prohibited from buying, selling or trading horses "after the sun goes down" in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, without first getting permission from the sheriff.

-A unique law in Pine Ridge, South Dakota where horses are banned from neighing between midnight and 6 a.m. near a "residence inhabited by human beings."

-In case you have an accident in Hortonville, New York, here is their antique law: "The rider of any horse involved in an accident resulting in death shall immediately dismount and give his name and address to the person killed.

-In New York City, it is illegal to open or close an umbrella in the presence of a horse

-A British law states that an Englishman must not sell a horse to a Scotsman

-In South Carolina, no horses are allowed into Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants.

-Marshalltown, Iowa, it is against the law for a horse to eat a fire hydrant.
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-01-2008, 10:38 AM
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LOL!! Those are really funny, haha!

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Pennsylvania law states: "Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well of the road. cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass. If the horses appear skittish, the motorist must take his car apart, piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bushes."



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