5C-18.010. Test Required for Movement, Assembly, Change of Ownership, and for Breeding Stallions and Mares  


Effective on Monday, August 15, 1994
  • 1(1) Negative EIA Test for Movement. All horses imported into the state, or moving within the state, must have a report of a negative EIA test conducted within the previous 12 months. The test must be reported on VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90). Foals under 6 months of age, accompanied by their dam who has a VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90) indicating a negative EIA test within the past 12 months are exempted from test requirements.

    77(2) Negative EIA Test for Assembly. Horses which are congregated at public or private assemblies must have a report of a negative EIA test conducted within the previous 12 months. Such assemblies include boarding stables and pastures, shows, exhibitions, fairs, rodeos, racetracks, trailrides and any other public or private assemblies. The test must be reported on VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90).

    138(3) Negative EIA Test for Change of Ownership. All horses, other than those sold for slaughter, must have a report of a negative EIA test conducted within the previous 12 months for change of ownership. This includes both public and private sales, trial usage, gifts, and rentals or leases. The test must be reported on VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90).

    198(a) For public sale, the report of a negative EIA test must be presented upon request to a Department representative for inspection and approval prior to the sale. The Department representative, upon approval of the horse for sale, will give the VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90) to sale management for transfer to the buyer after the sale or for return to the owner if the horse is not sold.

    267(b) For private sale or other transfer of ownership, the VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90) must be provided to the new owner or custodian at the time of change of location or ownership.

    300(c) Sale for slaughter. No report of EIA test is required for sale of a horse for slaughter purposes if the horse:

    3221. Is isolated at all times from horses which are not being sold for slaughter;

    3372. Is sold after the sale of all horses with a negative EIA test report;

    3523. Is identified by an “S” freeze brand, not less than two inches in height nor two inches in width, on the left side of the neck; and

    3804. Is moved within 24 hours after the sale directly to a horse slaughtering establishment, or to an approved quarantine assembly point under VS Form 1-27 (Dec 80).

    408(d) A horse which has been identified as a reactor may be sold for slaughter at a horse slaughter sale if the horse is:

    4321. Permanently identified as provided in subsection 4395C-18.006(2), 440F.A.C.;

    4412. Moved under VS Form 1-27 (Dec 80) directly to a horse slaughter sale;

    4553. Placed in a quarantine pen which is placarded “Quarantine” and which is at least 200 yards from all other horses;

    4764. Sold at the end of the sale and is immediately returned to the quarantine pens and remains there until removed from the premises.

    5005. Moved from an approved horse slaughter sale within 24 hours of sale under VS Form 1-27 (Dec 80) to an approved quarantine assembly point, and then to a horse slaughtering establishment; or, directly to a horse slaughtering establishment.

    539(4) Negative EIA Test for Breeding Stallions and Mares. All horses used for breeding purposes must have a report of a negative EIA test conducted within 12 months prior to breeding. The test must be reported on VS Form 10-11 (Apr 90).

    581Rulemaking Authority 583585.002(4), 584585.08(2), 585585.671 FS. 587Law Implemented 589585.145(2), 590585.16, 591585.671 FS. 593History–New 10-15-73, Amended 3-23-74, Formerly 5C-18.10, Amended 8-15-94.

     

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