Vermont Horse Council
“Creating a Unified Equine Voice”
Per the by-Laws of the Vermont Horse Council
This is the notification of the VHC Annual Meeting to be held.
WARNING OF THE ANNUAL VERMONT HORSE COUNCIL
MARCH 22, 2015
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
The Stone Grill Restaurant, Morrisville, Vermont
WARNING OF ANNUAL MEETING VERMONT HORSE COUNCIL
The Vermont Horse Council is proud to sponsor the
2015 "Medieval Times meets the Old West” Extreme Trail Challenge
Sunday Morning, April
26, 2015 at 9:30 AM.
Rules and instructions will come at a later date.
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.
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