3769-18-10 Trainer and veterinarian responsible for reporting notice of disease or death.

(A) The trainer shall be absolutely responsible for reporting to the judges and/or to the commission veterinarian the death of any horse in the care of said trainer, which horse is currently stabled on the premises of the permit holder. Said report must be filed in writing on forms furnished by the commission and delivered to the judges and/or the commission veterinarian within twenty-four hours of the death of the horse.

(B) The trainer shall be absolutely responsible for reporting to the stewards and/or to the commission veterinarian a notice in writing on forms furnished by the commission, the name of any veterinarian who treats a horse in the care of said trainer, which horse is currently stabled on the premises of the permit holder, when said treatment is diagnosed as being for a contagious or infectious disease.

(C) It shall be the responsibility of both the trainer and any veterinarian who has reason to suspect the existence of a contagious or infectious disease in any horse to give notice, in writing, on forms furnished by the commission, to the commission, or to the judges when said horse is stabled on the premises of a permit holder. Said notice shall be given to the commission veterinarian or the judges as quickly as possible, but in no event shall the time period be more than seventy-two hours after said veterinarian has examined said horse and/or treated said horse for such disease.

(D) For purposes of this rule "contagious or infectious disease" means any disease which is capable of transmission by any means from a carrier animal to a human or to any other animal.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/22/2011 and 09/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 5/5/86, 10/4/92