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58 Pa. Code § 163.291. Safety.


§ 163.291. Safety.

 (a)  Racing associations shall take every reasonable precaution to make their premises safe for the protection of the persons and property of patrons and licensees.

 (b)  A person, while exercising a horse, shall wear a safety helmet of a type approved by the stewards. A change may not be made in a helmet without the approval of the stewards. This section shall be enforced by trainers.

 (c)  Racing associations shall provide an ambulance with proper attendants for the protection of patrons and racing personnel during normal racing and training hours throughout the race meetings and training periods preceding the same.

 (d)  Racing associations shall provide a horse ambulance for attendance on horses injured on the premises and to the extent as to require this sort of facility.


   The provisions of this §  163.291 amended March 4, 1977, effective March 5, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 611.

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