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Any horse upon a public street which shall be drawing a carriage shall be driven at all times by a person licensed as a driver. To be licensed as a driver of a horse-drawn carriage, a person must be 18 years of age, of good moral character, and not have been convicted of any crime or misdemeanor involving violence, physical abuse or moral turpitude and who has successfully completed at least 20 hours of training with a horse-drawn carriage, which training shall include: (1) the proper method of fitting a harness to a horse and hitching/unhitching a properly harnessed horse; (2) the proper handling and driving of a horse-drawn carriage and the handling of emergency situations for unexpected animal behavior; and (3) actual operation of a horse-drawn carriage in traffic under the supervision of a licensed carriage driver for a minimum of 16 hours.
(Ord. 2-2000, passed 7-5-00) Penalty, see § 75.99