Comments: NY A08556 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Requires that horses shall be allowed sufficient time to recuperate from normal exercise-induced micro-damage to the bones and any other injuries; prohibits horses from receiving any therapeutic medication or invasive treatment within the two weeks before a race or a workout where such horse shall be running at a racing pace; prohibits striking a horse with a riding crop, whip or similar implement, for the purpose of urging such horse to move forward or to increase the pace at which such horse is moving forward.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-08 - referred to racing and wagering [A08556 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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