A Fountain Inn, South Carolina, law once required horses to wear pants at all times. But carriage horses in Charleston, South Carolina, were required to wear diapers.
In Calgary, Canada, a by-law requires businesses within the city to provide rails for tying up horses.
In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow.
It is illegal to ride a mule down Lang, Kansas' Main Street in August, unless the animal is wearing a straw hat. Over in Berea, Kentucky and also in Willamantic, Connecticut, horses are not allowed out on the streets and highways at night unless the animal has a "bright" red taillight securely attached to its rump.
Horses may not wear cowbells inside the city limits of Tahoe City, California. In Washington, though, every cow wandering the streets of Seattle must be wearing a cowbell.
In Burns, Oregon, horses are allowed in the town's taverns, if an admission fee is paid before they enter.
You can't blow your nose in public places in Leahy, Washington, because it might scare a horse and cause it to panic.
In Winona, MS, it is illegal to drive a car on Main Street because it frightens horses.
In Wilbur, Washington, it is against the law for a person to "ride an ugly horse" - the fine is $300!
Washington, DC, has a strict ordinance that prohibits the cutting of a horse's tail.
In Vermont, the selling of horse urine requires a license.
You will be arrested if you paint your horse in Vermont.
You cannot ride your horse in the waters of Chesapeake Bay, Virginia.
You can be sent to jail if you open your umbrella in the presence of a horse in New York City.
Donkeys are not allowed to sleep in bathtubs in Brooklyn, New York.
In Baltimore, Maryland, it is necessary to document any services performed by a jackass.
In Ohio, it is against the law to set a fire under your mule if it balks.
In Arkansas, if your 2-year-old mule runs wild and is unclaimed within 2 days, anyone may castrate the animal.
In Marshalltown, Iowa, a horse will be breaking the law if it eats a fire hydrant.
Horses in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, are required to wear pants when they appear in public.
If you live in Omaha, Nebraska, you are still required to place a hitching post at the front of your house.
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, horses must be equipped with headlights and a horn.
You may not keep farm animals in your Minneapolis, Minnesota apartment unless it doubles as a barn.
Why no......I'm really not an outdoorsmsn at all. But i did stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night!