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Animal Law

A guide to resources available online and in the library on the law surrounding pets and service animals, wild animals, wild game, and livestock.

Rodeo, Racing, Sports


Texas and Federal Law and Regulations

Below you will find references to areas of the Texas laws that govern rodeos and animal racing. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to view the “plain English” resources on this page or speak to an attorney.

Explained in "Plain English"

Because Texas and federal law may not be easy to understand, below you'll find a collection of resources that help to explain the law in "plain English."

Books at the State Law Library

This print book at the State Law Library contains information on racing laws. If you are not able to visit the State Law Library in Austin, this book might be available at a law library near you or a public library near you.

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