2018 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 7 - Rules of the Road
Article 26 - Right of Way
1146-A - Approaching Horses.
§ 1146-a. Approaching horses. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any horse being ridden or led along a public highway.
2. Every driver of a vehicle shall approach a horse being ridden or led along a public highway at a reasonable and prudent speed so as to avoid frightening such horse and shall pass the horse at a reasonable distance.
3. No driver of a vehicle shall sound the horn when approaching or passing a horse on a public highway.