Horse Racing Law and Legal Definition

Horse racing is a sport which is very well associated with gambling. There are different types of Horse racing. They are Arabian, Appaloosa, Paint, Pinto, Quarter Horse, and Thoroughbred horse racing.

Arabian horse racing is the form of horse racing in which each participating horse is an Arabian horse registered with the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America and approved by the Arabian Horse Racing Association of America or any successor organization, mounted by a jockey, and engaged in races on the flat over a distance of not less than one-quarter mile or more than four miles.

Appaloosa horse racing is the form of horse racing in which each participating horse is an Appaloosa horse registered with the Appaloosa Horse Club or any successor organization and mounted by a jockey.

Quarter Horse racing is the form of horse racing where each participating horse is a Quarter Horse registered with the American Quarter Horse Association or any successor organization, mounted by a jockey, and engaged in a race on the flat.

Paint horse racing is the form of horse racing in which each participating horse is a Paint horse registered with the American Paint Horse Association or any successor organization and mounted by a jockey.

Pinto horse racing is the form of horse racing in which each participating horse is a Pinto horse registered with the Pinto Horse Association of America, Inc. or any successor organization and mounted by a jockey.

Thoroughbred horse racing means the form of horse racing in which each participating horse is a Thoroughbred horse registered with the Jockey Club or any successor organization, mounted by a jockey, and engaged in races on the flat.

Equine or Horse Law covers all activities dealing with horses, horse welfare, equestrian sports, recreational use of horses, riders and rider safety. Federal, state and local laws govern this area of practice.