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Can You Get a DUI On a Horse? What’s the Law in Your State?

Last updated: December 31, 2023

By: Miles HenryFact Checked

Did you know that in many states, you can get a DUI on a horse? Often, we associate DUI charges strictly with driving cars, but the scope of these laws extends to horseback riding as well. Understanding the nuances of DUI laws in relation to horseback riding is essential for ensuring the safety of riders, horses, and others sharing the road or trails.

Drawing on my years of experience as an attorney, I’ll demystify the complex legal landscape surrounding DUIs and horse riding. My aim is to present this information in a clear, accessible manner, free from dense legal jargon. I will explore state-by-state variations in DUI laws as they apply to horseback riding, delve into intriguing case studies, and discuss the implications of these laws for riders across the country.