|Rule No.||Rule Title|
|1808||Medications Prior to Sale.|
|Rule Text||(a) Persons owning or having care, custody or control over a horse offered for sale at an authorized horse sale or horse auction sale under the jurisdiction of the Board shall not administer to the horse any substance which is recognized as an injectable, oral or topical medication or drug within 72 hours of the time the horse is offered for sale unless the administration of the medication or drug is reported to the official veterinarian appointed by the Board to act at the authorized horse sale or horse auction sale before the sale of the horse in a manner as the official veterinarian may direct.
(b) Upon request of a prospective purchaser of a horse offered for sale at an authorized horse sale or horse auction sale, the official veterinarian shall make available to the prospective purchaser the report of medication administered to the horse.
(c) Compliance with this rule is the responsibility of the consignor of the horse and/or the person(s) having the care, custody or control of the horse. Violation of this rule is punishable by the Board by fine or in a manner determined by the Board.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19420, 19440 and 19580, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19420, 19440 and 19580, Business and Professions Code and Section 24011, Food and Agriculture Code.
1. Amendment filed 12-6-99; effective 12-6-99.