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The Vermont Horse Council is
proud to host the 2013 Extreme Trail Challenge at
Sunday Morning, April 28, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Results of the Farm Show
$25.00 Certificate from Tony’s Tack/Home Depot & Garden
Norm Smith, Hinesburg, Vermont
$25.00 Certificate from Richmond Home Supply/Jeri Hill Hardware &
Ursula & Mike Ovitt, Huntington, Vermont
$50.00 Gift Certificate from Walker’s in St. Albans.
Olivia Isham, Williston,
Horse products from Agway (value of $25.00) (Fly Spray & Coat
Crissy Joyal – Fairfax, Vermont
$25.00 Gift Certificate from Guy’s Farm & Yard
Craig Graham, Montpelier, Vermont
year Membership to Vermont Farm Bureau/ Farm Bureau Sign/Magazine
(Value of $70.00) Depending on County & VHC Hat
Eldon Sherwin, New Haven, Vermont
year Membership to Vermont Horse Council –
Lois Deberville, Washington, Vermont
Chittenden County Farm Bureau
"2013 Horse Farm of Distinction Program"
It’s the Law
Many people are not familiar with the law when it
comes to horses and motorized vehicles. Whether you are a resident or a
visitor, please familiarize yourself with these important facts. And
always think, “SAFETY FIRST”.
Title 23: Motor Vehicles
Chapter 13: Operation Of Vehicles
1014. Persons riding animals
A person riding an animal or driving any
animal-drawn vehicle upon a road is granted all of the rights and is
subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver of a motor
vehicle by this chapter except those provisions of this chapter which
by their very nature can have no application. (Added 1971, No. 258
(Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973.)
§ 1127. Control
in presence of horses and cattle
(a) Whenever upon a public highway and approaching a vehicle drawn
by a horse or other draft animal, or approaching a horse or other
animal upon which a person is riding, the operator of a motor vehicle
shall operate the vehicle in such a manner as to exercise every
reasonable precaution to prevent the frightening of such horse or
animal and to insure the safety and protection of the person riding or
(b) The operator of a motor vehicle shall yield to any cattle,
sheep, or goats which are being herded on or across a highway. (Added
1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973; amended 1989, No.