20:04:28:36. Stewards may hire veterinarians in case of illness. In case of any illness or unusual symptoms which they consider contagious or possibly contagious, the stewards may employ, at the expense of the association, a board of three veterinarians for the purpose of diagnosis, observation, and treatment. The decision of the board concerning the necessity of isolating a horse is binding upon the trainer and owner of the horse.
Source: 5 SDR 87, effective April 15, 1979; transferred from § 20:04:03:57.02, 9 SDR 122, effective March 31, 1983; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.
General Authority:SDCL 42-7-56.
Law Implemented:SDCL 42-7-56.
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