09.10.04.13

.13 Denerved Horses or Horses Subjected to a Cryosurgical Procedure.

A. A denerved horse or a horse subjected to a cryosurgical procedure shall be registered with the chief veterinarian on a form provided by the Commission for that purpose.

B. A horse, denerved or subjected to a cryosurgical procedure below the ankle, may be entered and shall be permitted to race if:

(1) The horse is registered as such with the chief veterinarian not later than 2 hours before post time of the race for which it is entered;

(2) The fact that a horse has been denerved or subjected to a cryosurgical procedure is so stated on the foal certificate of the horse and certified by the practicing veterinarian who performed the procedure; and

(3) The horse is placed on a list of horses denerved or subjected to a cryosurgical procedure which is posted on the bulletin board in the Racing Secretary's office.

C. A horse may not be registered as denerved or subjected to a cryosurgical procedure if, in fact, the horse has not been denerved or subjected to cryosurgical procedure.