02 NCAC 60B .1012          HORSES

(a)  In a State Forest, State recreational forest, or Educational State Forest, no person shall use, ride, or drive a horse except to, from, or along a designated bridle path, multi-use trail designated for horses or designated watering point.

(b)  Each equestrian user shall remove from designated parking areas all residues (including manure) generated by his or her horse.

(c)  When dismounted, horses shall be tied in such a manner as to prevent damage to trees and other plants.

(d)  Horses shall cross rivers and streams using bridges or culverts if available.

(e)  Horses shall not wade in lakes.

(f)  Equestrian users shall possess valid Coggins papers for each horse and make them available for inspection upon request.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-870; 106-877; 106-887;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1239 Eff. May 1, 2012;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.