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(A) Walls and ceilings. Walls and ceilings shall be kept clean, in good repair, and free of physical hazards at all times. Stall walls shall be constructed of a safe and secure material, with boarding set beginning at ground level and sufficiently close to prevent the "casting" of a horse.
(B) Floors. Floors shall be level, free of holes or openings and shall permit proper drainage. No horse shall be stabled on a concrete floor without adequate cushioning.
(C) Storage areas. Feed storage areas shall allow no harborage, shall be kept vermin and insect free and shall be constructed to permit extermination treatments. Feed concentrates shall be stored in an area inaccessible to the horses.
(D) Ventilation. Adequate ventilation shall be maintained, but horse(s) shall not be unnecessarily exposed to drafts in stables during cold weather. All stable areas shall be substantially draft free and adequately maintained by natural or artificial light which permit effective and safe activities at all times.
(E) General sanitation. All interior areas of a Stable shall be kept clean, properly drained and free of nuisances including, but not limited to, odors and accumulation of refuse or excrement. Manure accumulations shall be removed from the premises weekly to prevent rodent and vermin activity and to maintain sanitary conditions.
(F) Stalls. Each stall shall house only one horse. Stalls shall be attended to daily and shall be provided with clean and dry sufficient bedding of straw, shavings or other suitable material which shall be replaced as necessary. The ceiling and shortest wall of the stall shall measure at least three feet greater than the height of the horse at the withers.
(Ord. G-23-18, passed 9-25-18)