Horse tripping ordinance to be re-evaluated
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Clark County Commission will be re-evaluating a horse tripping ordinance that animal activists say they worked hard to establish.
Those activists said, as it now stands, horse tripping is forbidden at all rodeos in the county, but the rules could be changed to reflect a new state policy which allows for accidental horse tripping.
"There is very likely going to be unintentional horse tripping," said Gina Greisen with Nevada Voters for Animals. Greisen added that when the horses trip over the ropes, they can break legs and injure their faces.
Luis Banuelos who is organizing a rodeo at South Point in September said he feels like he's being unfairly targeted by Greisen's group and prides himself on how well he cares for the horses, and promises there will be no intentional tripping.
The county commission is expected to discuss the ordinance in Tuesday's meeting.